Company Commercial Senior Associate / Partner

Location
Surrey, England / England, Surrey, Guildford / Surrey, England, Woking
Salary
£70000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
16 Aug 2019
Closes
13 Sep 2019
Ref
BBBH11749
Contact
Jason Connolly
Sector/Practice Area
Company/Commercial
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Contract/hours
Full time

Are you a Senior Associate looking for a step up in terms of responsibility? Perhaps you are in a top-heavy 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 forward-thinking department.

This award-winning firm are one of the most prestigious law firms in Surrey and have a rich heritage dating back over 50 years. They have one of the best staff retention rates around, this is down to the way they support their staff, give industry leading training, and a real platform for career growth.

The firm

This firm are ranked highly in the Legal 500 and are top tier across many areas. They are a dynamic, forward thinking and commercially focusses practice that is completely multiservice. Over the years they have attracted many Lawyers out of London, who are seeking more in the way of work-life balance, but still want to deal with quality work.

The firm deal with an affluent and wealthy client base of individuals, on the business side the client base is broad, often making for a much more interesting caseload.

The practice punches above its weight and they have built a practice that appeals to clients who might otherwise send high-quality work to a London firm, the expertise that they offer makes them an attractive proposition for the wealthy A3/M3 corridor.

They have grown year on year and are currently very busy, this role comes with excellent prospects for progression.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Company Commercial Senior Associate / Partner into their Guildford, office.

You will lead the company commercial department and will be at the forefront of this industry leading team, you will work with the other Partners to drive the department forwards.

The firm have a strong reputation for commercial work, you will join a friendly, supportive and dynamic team that will have you dealing with high-quality 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 SME's 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, re-structuring and LLP's. The client base ranges from SME to national companies.

Requirements

  • You will be a Company Commercial Solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of PQE, applications are encouraged from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • Experience of managing and mentoring more junior colleagues is to advantage, but is not essential
  • You should have first-class communication skills
  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Company Commercial Senior Associate / Partner to join this legal 500 team, based in the firms Guildford, city centre office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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