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Head of Family

  • £60000 - £80000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

As a Senior Family Lawyer, are you looking to step up to Partnership and to head a department?

Join a leading Legal 500 firm, with numerous modern offices in Somerset and be positioned for continued success as a leader in a team that sets the mould for quality, culture and reputation regionally.

The Firm

Proud to be a leader within the Somerset market and stood firmly as a Legal 500 ranked regional heavyweight, the firm blends a local touch and a holistic approach with razor-sharp legal acumen.

Serving the region for over 100 successful years, offering full-spectrum legal services to individuals and businesses, ensuring their needs are protected whilst keeping abreast of headwinds on the matters affecting their clients the most.

Colleagues thrive in a forward-thinking, dynamic environment that encourages entrepreneurialism, continued development and emphasises life-balance as a priority.

Progressive, modern and built on the success shared with colleagues, many have joined in support roles and are now the go-to in their respective specialities in the region.

Their nature growth and expansion are set to continue, as they set the bar on what can achieve in terms of service whilst offering a friendly, collaborative working space, whilst offering a market-leading salary and a healthy benefits package. The firm takes a positive stance on flexibility and home-woking.

The Role

5 PQE Family Lawyer/Partner to join Legal 500 ranked firm Somerset as Head of Department

Bringing expert knowledge, leadership skills and the drive to build upon the already high levels of success within the Family team, and Senior Solicitor/Partner within Family law has the opportunity to lead a thriving department.

With experience in private and public matters in all areas of Family Law, your aura in the team will serve to inspire colleagues, with your expertise guiding those more junior and facing unique challenges.

With influence over three offices, you will mentor colleagues, act for clients on complex matters and engage in networking activities to further your own and the firm's remit. You can choose to be based in either Taunton, Bridgewater or any of the offices in Somerset.

As a member of the leadership team, you will determine the future direction of both the team and the more comprehensive firm. You will have a results-driven focus whilst being personable when engaging with clients and colleagues.

The role will be rewarding, leaving your mark on the team's long-term success whilst becoming the go-to in the region for quality.

The Requirements

5 years experience in Family law, both private and publicIdeally Resolution membership and/or on PanelFriendly approach when engaging with clients and colleaguesCommitted to expanding your network and presence in the region

For those at or looking to achieve Partnership and head up a Family team, this role serves are the perfect opportunity, as you continue to go from strength to strength with the firm's full and ongoing support

Real Estate Partner

  • £80000 - £120000 per annum Negotiable

This West End law firm has an entrepreneurial culture and handles an excellent quality of work. You will find a collegiate, ambitious and growing practice.

The Firm

This multi-service firm is headed up by Partners who are renowned as being some of the best lawyers in their fields. They have built a strong reputation through being commercially minded, dynamic and going above and beyond for each of their clients.

They have an international reach with over 50 Partner offices worldwide, with a growing international client base. Their growing client bases include FTSE companies, property professionals, offshore investors, developers, SMEs and HNW Individuals. You will find that the firm has even worked for well-known sports teams, including Premier League football names.

They stand apart from the crowd due to their innovative approach; they are ahead of the curve with technology and have an excellent set up for fee earners to be able to work remotely, which helps add a lot more value to their clients.

The Role

This firm is looking to hire a Real Estate Partner into their thriving West End, London office.

Joining a highly successful and established team that is friendly and commercially-minded, you'll be offered real investment.

The firm has an established client base and is particularly popular with entrepreneurs and HNW individuals due to their location and established Lawyers.

The firm's property work is of exceptional quality, and they act for a wide range of clients.

As a Real Estate Partner, likely, you will currently deal with all aspects of Commercial Property, such as advising HNW investors and corporate clients in connection with commercial property investment, commercial acquisitions (including development) and sales and commercial lease work.

However, whatever your broader experience is, the firm is particularly looking for someone with a background in development and secured lending who can help build up and develop the department through business development activities.

This role would be a very good option for anyone looking to align themselves with a leading London West End firm.

Requirements

You will be a Real Estate Partner (England & Wales qualified Solicitor, no upper limit to the level of experience)You will have excellent technical knowledge, good commercial awareness and have the ambition to want to progressYou will be the type of candidate who can think commercially and spot business opportunitiesYou will enjoy working as part of a modern, collegiate environment

This is an excellent opportunity for a Real Estate Partner to join a modern and growing law firm in the West End, London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment a call to have a confidential conversation.

Insolvency Partner

  • £80000 - £110000 per annum

This top 100 firm has a combination of technical know-how and commercial acumen that stand them out as leaders in the North. The number of awards they have been presented with gives you a flavour of their success. This forward-thinking firm are constantly ahead of the curve; and have exciting growth plans in the coming 24 months.

The Firm

This top 100 firm houses Legal 500 leading individuals mentioned and ranked on the Legal 500 chambers. With multiple tier 1 departments in many areas of the law, this firm have become the leading law firm in the North. This firm service a range of clients from some of the largest businesses to HNW and UNHW individuals domestically and overseas.

They are truly made in the North, to which they are very proud of the roots that they have. Growing from a small practice to a leading Law firm has allowed them to invest in their staff and Clients. You will find a truly re-awarding atmosphere working with a range of private and public Sector Clients. This firm have won multiple awards and are leading practice in terms of Staff Welfare.

The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices.

Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important principles to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce and you have the ability to run your own day.

The Role

The firm is looking for an entrepreneurial Insolvency Partner to join their office in the heart of Leeds.

The department work for a whole host of different industry sectors which will make for a varied and interesting role. These include manufacturing, retails, financial, hotel, leisure, healthcare and renewable energy.

You will cover a caseload that will include a wide spectrum of high corporate matters including advice to banks, asset-based lenders, private funders, directors, insolvency practitioners, issues surrounding winding-up petitions and statutory demands and rights against insolvent companies.

You will work closely with other Partners more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.

Requirements

You will be an Insolvency Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)You will have first-class communicationOutstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flairExperience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essentialA transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

Remuneration

Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for an Insolvency Partner to join this legal 500 firm based in the centre of Manchester.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Contentious Probate Partner

  • £75000 - £90000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Join one of the UK's leading private client teams, taking the reins on complex contentious matters whilst mentoring talents in a rewarding, friendly and forward-thinking team.

Offering ongoing progression, an unmatched reputation in the market and increasing influence in the firm, this is the ideal next role for an ambitious leader.

The Firm

Built on the continued success of a 450 strong team across three offices, the firm is a familiar presence within the Top 100, Legal 500 and Chambers ranks, continually expanding in sectors and headcount as they set the bar in being a full-service law firm.

Offering a quality-driven service to both individuals and business, their 100-year history within traditional sectors is now met with ahead of the curve understanding in numerous emerging markets, ever mindful of their clients current and anticipated needs.

Culturally, the firm is dynamic, modern and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. Recognising and nurturing talent at all business levels, staff are rewarded with structured progression and continued opportunities for reward. Many of the Chambers-ranked Partners joined as business support and subsequently developed to be industry experts.

Often competing with the City in teams of quality, whilst permitting a lifestyle afforded to a few in terms of life balance and flexibility, emphasising both personal and career development.

Offering an enjoyable working environment, realistic progression whilst operating at the forefront of their respective fields, staff are kept, settled and mentored to their full potential.

The Role

Contentious Probate Partner to join Top 100, Tier 1 & Chambers-ranked team.

Leading the market in contentious and non-contentious private client law, being nationally recognised for the team's output and prowess within complex and unique matters, an ambitious expert is needed to join the expanding team.

As a team leader, your influential role will see you take ownership of contentious trust and probate matters. You will mentor others in this area, have a say in the direction of the team and take the reins on business development in expanding your own team's scope and reputation.

The firm will match your quality output with continued investment; you will build on your already high reputation, being the go-to in the region when a trusted and winning service is needs by HNW clients and charities.

The Requirements

7 years PQE experience within contentious trusts and probatePrevious experience in mentoring and supporting colleaguesSuccessful BD activities and projects, being driven to the long-term success of the team.

For those at or seeking a Partner role, this Top 100 firm offers continued development, investment into the team and the means to influence a group set to continue in their expansion.

Contentious Probate Partner

  • £75000 - £90000 per annum Excellent Benefits Package

Join one of the UK's leading private client teams, taking the reins on complex contentious matters whilst mentoring talents in a rewarding, friendly and forward-thinking team.

Offering ongoing progression, an unmatched reputation in the market and increasing influence in the firm, this is the ideal next role for an ambitious leader.

The Firm

Built on the continued success of a 450 strong team across three offices, the firm is a familiar presence within the Top 100, Legal 500 and Chambers ranks, continually expanding in sectors and headcount as they set the bar in being a full-service law firm.

Offering a quality-driven service to both individuals and business, their 100-year history within traditional sectors is now met with ahead of the curve understanding in numerous emerging markets, ever mindful of their clients current and anticipated needs.

Culturally, the firm is dynamic, modern and encourages an entrepreneurial spirit. Recognising and nurturing talent at all business levels, staff are rewarded with structured progression and continued opportunities for reward. Many of the Chambers-ranked Partners joined as business support and subsequently developed to be industry experts.

Often competing with the City in teams of quality, whilst permitting a lifestyle afforded to a few in terms of life balance and flexibility, emphasising both personal and career development.

Offering an enjoyable working environment, realistic progression whilst operating at the forefront of their respective fields, staff are kept, settled and mentored to their full potential.

The Role

Contentious Probate Partner to join Top 100, Tier 1 & Chambers-ranked team.

Leading the market in contentious and non-contentious private client law, being nationally recognised for the team's output and prowess within complex and unique matters, an ambitious expert is needed to join the expanding team.

As a team leader, your influential role will see you take ownership of contentious trust and probate matters. You will mentor others in this area, have a say in the direction of the team and take the reins on business development in expanding your own team's scope and reputation.

The firm will match your quality output with continued investment; you will build on your already high reputation, being the go-to in the region when a trusted and winning service is needs by HNW clients and charities.

The Requirements

7 years PQE experience within contentious trusts and probatePrevious experience in mentoring and supporting colleaguesSuccessful BD activities and projects, being driven to the long-term success of the team.

For those at or seeking a Partner role, this Top 100 firm offers continued development, investment into the team and the means to influence a group set to continue in their expansion.

Restructuring & Insolvency Associate

  • £52000.00 - £65000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits

Are you feeling pigeonholed into a certain type of work and feel that you would like a broader scope of work and exposure? This modern, forward-thinking and dynamic practice encompass nurturing and developing legal talent, giving you an unrivalled level of exposure, placing you ahead of your years of PQE

The firm

This Top 200 firm are ranked highly in many directories and have recently won several awards. You will find there is an open-door policy where access to senior members of staff is commonplace. The firm places junior lawyers alongside Partners, ensuring that you do not just learn the technical skills, but also learn how to become a strong business developer. In the practice you will find an array of rainmakers / partners who are strong business generators.

The firm have an unrivalled staff retention record, they are growing year on year and really stand out in the market.
You will find that there is no traditional hierarchy normally associated with LLP's. There is a strong management team, with a solid plan in place for continued growth, and with this growth comes real opportunity to progress. The firm place people at the heart of their business, they will work with you to help you achieve your career goals.

They have a growing number of "home grown" Partners, this speaks volumes in the legal market, given normally the amount of career moves needed to progress up the career ladder.

The firm has numerous regional offices and a flagship office based in the heart of the Guildford, Surrey.

The role

The firm are seeking to recruit an Insolvency and Restructuring Solicitor to join the firms established practice base in Guildford, Surrey.

The Insolvency department is highly ranked in the legal 500 and chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

You will join a growing team who have a high level of expertise and you will be working with some of the largest insolvency practitioners not only in the UK, but globally. This is an opportunity to deal with city level work outside of the whirlwind of the city.

Requirements:

You will be a Insolvency & Restructuring Solicitor NQ-6 years PQEYou will have a good technical knowledgeYou will be a commercially minded individualBeing able to deliver the highest level of client service is essentialSalary is very competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, you will also receive a lucrative bonus structure and benefits package

This is an exceptional role based with one of Surreys most well-known, Top 200 practices, based in the heart of the Guildford.


Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

Construction Senior Solicitor

  • £60000 - £100000 per annum Excellent Package and Benefits...

Are you a Construction Solicitor seeking an opportunity to progress within a growing and highly regarded City of London firm?

This is a great opportunity for a Construction Solicitor with 4 years PQE to join this stand out Legal 500 firm in their City of London office.

The firm

This firm has one of the most well-respected names for quality Property work across London. They are a multi-service practice, with Real Estate flavour throughout all the other departments. The firm punches well above their weight and their main competitors are impressively some Top 50 firms.

They have attracted many Lawyers out of large City law firms who have been looking for a more collegiate, friendly culture where staff can make more of an impact and feel valued without compromising on quality of work - they recently hired an established Partner in Commercial Property who joined from a Top 20 UK law firm.

You will also find there is much more in the way of staff flexibility and work-life balance.

The role

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Senior Solicitor to service the Construction work the firm are looking to further develop/tap into from the City of London office.

Ideally, they are looking for an individual with broad expertise. However, the definite need is for a non-contentious focused Construction Solicitor to work alongside the Real Estate and Real Estate Finance teams.

However, they are offering freedom and support for you to service and develop work based on your experience/client base/client needs.

You will need to be a commercially minded individual who is comfortable in assisting to further develop their client base, department and offering alongside the management of the firm.

Requirements:

You will a Construction Solicitor with 4 years PQEYou will be ambitious, commercially minded and dynamicYou will be a team player

Salary & Benefits:

Salary is competitive, negotiable and dependent on your level of experienceExcellent benefits packageYou will deal with high quality work, working alongside a highly-regarded team

This is a first-class opportunity for a Construction Solicitor to join a leading mid-size practice based in the City of London.

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Corporate Partner

  • £80000 - £120000 per annum Excellent Benefits


This is an exceptional opportunity for a Partner to join a growing, highly ranked Top 100 practice in Cheltenham.

This firm has a different approach to the traditional private practice model. They have a fluid team structure allowing their partners to fee-earn, business develop and build their practice to its maximum potential.

The Firm

They have experienced huge growth in recent years, with the hire of some of the industries most talented and well-respected Lawyers. They have a heritage spanning over 200 years, built on solid foundations, however, what they have achieved in the last ten years is extremely impressive and unheard of. You will find a strong management team which has invested in systems which have allowed staff to become streamlined and have several accolades of back office ways of working which proudly place them ahead of firms even ranked in the top 10.

Their culture is one of positivity, enthusiasm and focused around the people that work there. They nurture legal talent and provide a career structure which is based on merit, without the usual confusing application process and box-ticking exercise, there are no glass ceilings here at all, with no earning limits and pointless pay grades which reward on a level of experience rather than taking into account the individual and the value they add to the firm.

They have room and continued plans to continue to grow, although they set the benchmark understandably high hiring people that do not only fit technically, cultural fit being of the utmost importance. What stood out to me, is their positive, friendly and team orientated approach.

The Role

This firm is seeking to hire a Corporate Partner to join their established offering in Cheltenham.

This practice has an established Legal 500 ranked Corporate team that deal with a broad scope of Corporate work. The department has an influx of work coming in due to a recent acquisition of clients making now a particularly exciting time to join.

This practice deals with a comprehensive range of Corporate services ranging from M&A work, corporate transactions, corporate finance, investment purchases, private equity and much more.

As a result of the firms comprehensive offering, the practice can cater for any niche specialisms making this a truly unique opportunity that can be catered for the individual. The current team boast client bases spanning a truly broad offering of industries allowing them to similarly cater for client bases over various sectors.

Requirements

6 years PQE in a recognised Corporate practiceA track record of business development and a good sense of commercial acumenClient contacts are preferred and a following is highly beneficial



If you would like further information then call for a confidential conversation or call for immediate consideration.

Corporate Partner

  • £80000 - £120000 per annum Excellent Benefits


This is an exceptional opportunity for a Partner to join a growing, highly ranked Top 100 practice in Oxford.

This firm has a different approach to the traditional private practice model. They have a fluid team structure allowing their partners to fee-earn, business develop and build their practice to its maximum potential.

The Firm

They have experienced huge growth in recent years, with the hire of some of the industries most talented and well-respected Lawyers. They have a heritage spanning over 200 years, built on solid foundations, however, what they have achieved in the last ten years is extremely impressive and unheard of. You will find a strong management team which has invested in systems which have allowed staff to become streamlined and have several accolades of back office ways of working which proudly place them ahead of firms even ranked in the top 10.

Their culture is one of positivity, enthusiasm and focused around the people that work there. They nurture legal talent and provide a career structure which is based on merit, without the usual confusing application process and box-ticking exercise, there are no glass ceilings here at all, with no earning limits and pointless pay grades which reward on a level of experience rather than taking into account the individual and the value they add to the firm.

They have room and continued plans to continue to grow, although they set the benchmark understandably high hiring people that do not only fit technically, cultural fit being of the utmost importance. What stood out to me, is their positive, friendly and team orientated approach.

The Role

This firm is seeking to hire a Corporate Partner to join their established offering in Oxford.

This practice has an established Legal 500 ranked Corporate team that deal with a broad scope of Corporate work. The department has an influx of work coming in due to a recent acquisition of clients making now a particularly exciting time to join.

This practice deals with a comprehensive range of Corporate services ranging from M&A work, corporate transactions, corporate finance, investment purchases, private equity and much more.

As a result of the firms comprehensive offering, the practice can cater for any niche specialisms making this a truly unique opportunity that can be catered for the individual. The current team boast client bases spanning a truly broad offering of industries allowing them to similarly cater for client bases over various sectors.

Requirements

6 years PQE in a recognised Corporate practiceA track record of business development and a good sense of commercial acumenClient contacts are preferred and a following is highly beneficial



If you would like further information then call for a confidential conversation or call for immediate consideration.

Commercial Property Solicitor

  • £50000 - £80000 per annum Negotiable Lucrative Bonus Scheme

This leading firm are renowned for the exceptional quality of work they deal with. They are ranked impressively in the Legal 500 and Chambers across their core practice areas.

They have experienced substantial growth in recent years which has derived from their impressive regional, national and international reach - with recent hires coming from regional to Top 100 UK firms.

The Firm

This full-service commercial firm has grown substantially in recent years. They deal with a quality of work on par with City firms and have attracted many heavy-hitting Lawyers who are enticed by the blend of City quality work, with a superior work-life balance and quality of life. This firm are highly ranked in the Legal 500 and top tier across their core areas.

Their fee earners are not just technically strong but are exceptional business developers, and many of the Lawyers have very impressive, ever-expanding client bases. You will find that they deal with a plethora of highly regarded clients, with emphasis on HNW individuals, OMB, SME's, and Company Directors. The sector variety makes for an interesting and diverse caseload.
You will find a culture that is dynamic, forward-thinking, reactive, and quick to adapt. The firm is progressive and invests heavily in professional development and nurturing talent, often promoting from within. As such, the firm offers exceptional prospects for progression including Partnership.
The Role

The firm is seeking a Commercial Property Associate or Senior Associate to join their team in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

You will take a senior role within a busy team that has recently had an influx of new work, making now an exciting time to join. The firm will provide access to a diverse, high-quality caseload providing services across all areas of Commercial Property. However, this particular opportunity will be focused on:

Acquisitions and disposalsCommercial leasesand Landlord and tenant.

You will work in synergy with other departments including the specialist Development team and wider Litigation & Corporate departments: therefore you must be adaptable, this approach undertaken by the firm has created a sociable culture across their offices.

A commercially minded outlook and business development skills will underpin this role, as this firm is seeking to grow their practice.

This is a role that comes with excellent progression prospects and where you will be invested in and supported in growing into a Partner level position with a high-quality and substantial client base.

Requirements

You will be a Commercial Property Solicitor, Associate or Senior Associate with 6 PQE There is no upper limit in PQEYou will have a good experience in a broad range of workYou will be a team-player with first-class communication skills and an eye for detailYou will have a keen eye for new business opportunities and networking skillsIdeally, you will have experience of leading and mentoring more junior lawyers

On Offer

Salary is negotiable dependent on PQE, and is above market rateAn excellent benefits packageFurther Progression ProspectsInterviews taking place immediately over Zoom.

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Commercial Property Lawyer to springboard their career within a forward-thinking, innovative firm, based in St. Albans, Hertfordshire.

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact me for a confidential discussion

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