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 incredibly well run. They have an incredibly versatile leadership team with an interesting mix of backgrounds. This diversity has allowed them to really drive the business forwards in recent years.
This heavy-weight regional, Legal 500 and Chambers ranked practice are commercially aware, entrepreneurial in spirit and pragmatic in approach, making them an up and coming, innovative law firm. They have built a strong reputation for providing high quality, results-focused advice across all key commercial disciplines, giving you a taste of their success.
You will find there is very much an open-door policy where access to senior member of staff is commonplace. The firm places junior lawyers alongside Partners, ensuring that you do not just learn technical skills, but also equipped in becoming a strong business developer.
The practice is a genuine investor in people, making it a great place to work with countless opportunities for progression and no feeling of hitting a glass ceiling. They want you to excel and reach your full potential with a number of their partners being 'home grown', showing the level of career prospects.
By having a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach, the firm prides itself on focussing their energy on getting results for their clients while attracting and developing industry leaders. The relationship they build and nurture with their clients is of paramount importance, which is why many clients stay with the firm for decades.
The firm recognised they not only have a duty of care for their clients, but also their staff, in turn offering competitive benefits, work life balance initiatives and agile working.
The firm are looking for an Agriculture & Property Senior Associate / Partner to join their flourishing Chester office in the heart of Cheshire.
You will work closely with the other Partners within the Real Estate department where the Agricultural team sits, and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team.
The firm advice a broad range of clients including landowners, entrepreneurs, farming businesses, landed estates, institutions and others with interests in land and the wider rural economy.
Your caseload will involve sale and purchases, tenancy agreements, contract farming agreements and farming structures.
You will mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.
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.
You will be an Agriculture & Property with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience and applications are invited from even the most experienced candidates)You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skillsYou will have good experience of dealing with large settlementsYou will have strong business development capabilitiesExperience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essentialSalary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme
This will be a fantastic hands-on, Agriculture & Property Senior Associate / Partner role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Cheshire.
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