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Media & Entertainment Litigation Senior Associate/Partner

BBBH22764
£65000 - £120000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Are you a senior associate who is seeking a pathway to Partnership? Perhaps you have hit a glass ceiling and seeking a route for progression. Equally, you might be a partner interested in obtaining equity in the future, or perhaps seeking a more prestigious firm and better-quality work.

The Partnership is very well run and this opportunity provides entrepreneurial and driven individuals the chance to come on board and help to continue to pave the way to excellence.

The Firm

This upcoming, boutique practice. may be small in size but are powerful in impact and are pioneering change into the legal industry which has led them to be ranked one of the UK's leading boutique law firms. They have a unique offering where they house not only Lawyers. This gives them a competitive advantage when pitching for new business and growing existing revenue streams.

The Partners work synonymously and collaboratively together to really drive the practice forward by combining their critical legal expertise with commercial nous and strategic thinking. They pride themselves on being entrepreneurial, dedicated and versatile.

The high retention of staff has allowed the firm to grow substantially and organically, and this is echoed by the abundance of opportunity to progress within the firm. There is a strong management team with several partners being personally recognised in the Legal 500 for their work at the firm.

The firm have an exciting client base, advising major household names and thus giving them a high-profile reputation while maintaining their identity as approachable, sociable, yet a professional firm.

The practice has a lovely social element that staff are able to get involved in with different events being held throughout the year with a real buzz of excitement rippling through the firm. They also often engage in the local community sponsoring local events and charities, which really carries the ethos engrained within the firm forward.

The Role

The firm is looking for an entrepreneurial Media & Entertainment Senior Associate / Partner (contentious) to join their buzzing central Manchester office.

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

You will deal with a broad client base covering many industry sectors, the sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload. The firm are often act for a large range of clients to include large media organisations, online businesses / e-commerce, publishers, music, and some film and tv rights work.

You will work on a range of matters to include; copyright, breach of confidence, defamation, phone hacking, publishing law and content management, social media and internet problems, privacy and data protection.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda. The firm are succession planning are keen to find the next generation of senior Lawyers.

Requirements

  • You will be a Media & Entertainment Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE, there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • You will be used to dealing with a contentious caseload
  • You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
  • 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 a Media & Entertainment Senior Associate / Partner (contentious) to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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