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Employment Partner

BBBH24722
£70000 - £145000 per annum
West Midlands Birmingham

Managing this Role

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James Wootton

Senior Recruiter - Midlands
0121 296 6643

This rapidly expanding and entrepreneurial firm are now seeking an existing Partner or ambitious Lawyer to join their dynamic, forward thinking team in Birmingham.

This firm have consistently won Legal & Industry specific awards across their wide-ranging practice areas due to their commercially astute and technically strong staff - many of who are recognised in the Legal 500 & Chambers guides.

The Firm

Highly ranked in both The Top 200, Legal 500 and Chambers guides. This firm has gone from strength to strength in the last 12 months and is now contending with some of the larger corporate firms in the area. The Legal 500 have been particularly confident in the firm's abilities and have ranked 30 different categories across 4 of its offices.

The firm attributes a lot of their success to their exceptional knowledge and understanding of the specialist fields of law that the Lawyers practice. They don't have the intensity and stress of heavy KPI's which is an agreed feel throughout the firm, so the employees can take the time to understand the needs of their clients.

The firm is truly multi-service, and this but is well known for their notable strengths in; Corporate and Commercial, Real Estate, Private Wealth, Family, Employment and Litigation.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire an Employment Partner to join their rapidly expanding Birmingham office.

You will be responsible for building or developing your own client base in the region, adopting the firm's ethos and working alongside the other Partners to build the brand further ensuring future success for your department and the office as a whole.

Therefore, you must be client facing, business development focused and entrepreneurial to increase their Employment offering throughout the Birmingham region.

Although this opportunity will be based around your specialist areas, you will be expected to have a broad knowledge across all areas of contentious and non-contentious Employment Law including:

  • Complex TUPE
  • Employment contracts
  • Restructuring
  • Grievances, discipline, bullying and settlement agreements
  • They are now looking for a client facing Partner with significant business development experienced to join them in an autonomous role, reporting to the Managing Partner

Requirements

  • You will be an experienced Employment Solicitor or Partner with at least 7 years PQE
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is advantageous
  • You should have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous

If this role could be of interest then apply or call for a confidential conversation.