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.The Firm
This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West area. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are a well-known name in the local community.
Over recent years, the firm have grown organically and have appointed several heavy-hitting Lawyers. They continue to bolster their departments with key strategic hires, the firm has good growth planned over the next 24 months, which includes the opening of news offices.
The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.
The practice has a strong leadership team. They have a growing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have an excellent reputation for delivering industry leading training, which carries on throughout the duration of a Lawyers career. They also have outside organisations come into the firm to deliver training on a wide range of subject matters.
Partners in the firm are very accessible and it is commonplace to find NQ solicitors sitting side on side with partners. Often junior lawyers will deal with a complexity of work that places them ahead of their years of PQE. Everyone is encouraging to get involved with the firms marketing and networking events, they hold regular interesting events that staff of all levels will get involved in.
You will find that the firm prides itself on dealing with a high-quality of work. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side they often as an extension to the firm's business.
The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and offer work from home.The Role
The firm are looking for a proficient Construction Senior Associate / Partner (non-contentious) to join their busy city centre department in Leeds.
You will work closely with the other Partners within the Construction 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.
The firm is unrivalled in the size and breadth of clients, covering a variety of funders, developers, contractors and sub-contractors. Project sectors include mixed use developments, housing developments, energy and renewables, infrastructure, retail and office development to make for a very interesting role.
You will work on a range of non-litigated matters such as the drafting and negotiation of construction contracts, initial procurement and strategic advice on risks following completion.
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 Construction Solicitor (non-contentious) 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 non-contentious caseload
- You will have a strong technical knowledge and first-class communication skills
- You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
- You will have strong business development capabilities
- Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
- 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 Construction Senior Associate / Partner (non-contentious) to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Leeds.
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