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Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a topheavy team looking for a route for career progression? Equally, this role would suit a Partner looking for a lateral move to a prestigious, growing and forwardthinking department.
This Legal 500 ranked firm have recently merged with another practice. They are a modern firm with traditional values, there is a family feel which runs throughout the firm and having visited them many times myself, there is always a warmness felt with no matter who you speak to, junior or senior.
The firm has two offices, one in the West End and one in Hampstead, North London. There is a nice social aspects to working at the firm, with their being regular events for staff and their families.
The firm has been established 15+ years and have grown year on year and now have a head count of over 50 members of staff. The company has attracted many lawyers out of the city who are looking to deal still with a high quality of work but want better worklife balance, progression, and prospects.
You will find that they punch above their weight regarding quality of work. The firm is dynamic, innovative, and quick to adapt to changing market trends. The team has a friendly, supportive, and progressive culture which has allowed them to have a staff retention rate of 95% in recent year.
This legal 500 firm are seeking to hire a Senior Company Commercial Solicitor into their flourishing West End, London.
You will work with a closeknit team, the team are friendly, supportive and professional. You will be the most senior fee earner in the company commercial department, they are currently busy. You will have the autonomy to make the role your own, but equally will have good support from the other Partners within the firm. This role comes with excellent prospects for progression, including head of department and partner prospects.
The firm has a loyal client base, the company commercial department deals with an excellent quality of work.
You will find the variety of work will make for an interesting caseload. You will work with companies across a number of industry sectors ranging from SMEs to National companies. The firm has a strong reputation in the restaurant, leisure and retail sectors. The caseload will include; company sales and purchases, M&SA, share sales, management buy ins, share incentive schemes, commercial contracts, partnership agreements, franchising, restructuring and LLPs. The client base ranges from SME to national companies.
You will be a Company Commercial Solicitor with at least 7 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
A meticulous eye for detail is essential
Experience of leading and mentoring more junior members of a team is to advantage but is not essential
Salary is above market rate and negotiable depending on your background and level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package
This is a standout opportunity for a Senior Company Commercial Solicitor to join this legal 500 ranked firm, based in the picturesque location of West End, London.
Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.