Food & Drink Lawyer
City of London, London
£40000 - £60000 per annum + Flexible Working
This exciting new firm are as ever pushing the boundaries of Private Practice having created a new specialist area of law in which they are the only SRA accredited firm to carry out this work. This exciting new firm have come up with a model that solves the gripes of Private Practice and the monotony of inhouse. They are innovative and entrepreneurial, with fantastic plans for the future. This role is for an exceptional individual to join at a very exciting time of expansion. The Firm This entrepreneurial commercial startup firm have already tripled their turnover since their inception last year, and already have an outstanding client base. The product of experience within private practice and inhouse; this boutique firm specialise in providing commercial services to a range of clients in a variety of sectors. They work with wellknown clients, household names, startups, with a strong technology focus. Acting for clients in providing commercial advice and services, this firm have ambitious growth plans. They have taken the best parts of both private practice and inhouse work to create a unique business plan, where there are no barriers to progression, leaving the traditional Partnership model. For the right people, they can offer Director positions, flexible working and the chance to be involved with an exceptional level of work. They are offer a range of legal including niche specialisms where they are the only SRA accredited firm to carry out these services to an exciting client base. The goal is to open several offices, so the firm are looking to take on people with drive and ambition. The Role The firm are looking for a Food & Drink Lawyer to join their office in the City of London. This entrepreneurial firm have created a niche specialism in Food & Drink Packaging Law and are now seeking interested and experienced fee earners who are open to exploring a new and exciting area of law. This firm have a significant UK client which have provided them with a very busy caseload of up to 50 products a week, they have achieved this by being the only SRA accredited firm to undertake this type of specialist work. It is a varied role which will include: Labelling compliance checks for brand new to established products ensuring the vital information meets legal labelling requirement, ensuring Artwork specifications meet the legal compliance requirements and writing articles to promote the products to ahead of them going to market. The products themselves will vary significantly which will make for an exciting role. The role of the Solicitor within this department is to manage a team of 3 dedicated Paralegals running due diligence on their work signing off on the products compliance before they go to mass production. As this is niche area of law, this firm are not strict on the practice area you are currently in. They understand that there are transferable skills from a variety of areas including: Regulatory law, Employment Law, Commercial Property, General Inhouse Lawyers and Legal Counsel but are also open to applications from fee earners open to a new challenging area of law. There is a busy caseload for the right person to come in and hit the ground running however full training will be provided to ensure future success as they are looking to build this team significantly. This is a great time to work alongside the Partners to develop this department meanwhile benefiting from outstanding progression prospects. Requirements: You will have at least 2 years PQE + You will be an ambitious and motivated individual You should be proactive and keen to be involved in growing the firm Ideally you will have Employment, Regulatory, Commercial Property or general inhouse experience, however we welcome applications from other practice areas Salary will be based upon experience, with excellent benefits This is an outstanding opportunity for an ambitious Food & Drink Lawyer to join this exciting firm in City of London. Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please call for a confidential discussion.
Posted 27 days ago