Commercial Litigation Senior Associate/Partner
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 very well run and this opportunity provides entrepreneurial and driven individuals the chance to come on board and help to continue to pave the way to excellence.
The practice is highly ranked in the Legal 500, making them stand out for their notable strength, experience, and presence in several industry sectors. They house many Partners and several that are ex City lawyers.
The firm have grown substantially due to their dynamic team and strategic heavyweight hires. Despite their continuous expansion and continued organic growth plans, they have committed to preserving a real family feel throughout their offices, they have a lovely social element, there are sporting and social committees and regular events to engage with their workforce.
With this comes genuine opportunities to progress as the firm place people at the heart of their business. Training and investment never stops at this practice, no matter whether you are a newly qualified or a seasoned partner, you will be invested in. They regularly have outside businesses and motivational individuals come in provide training and top-level support. Feeling empowered within your career is core to the business's DNA. Leaders within the business will work with you to help you achieve your career goals and aspirations.
The firm places clients and service at the forefront of what they do. They add real value to client's transactions, and on the commercial side, often act as part of actual business. You will often find their Lawyers working within the client's offices. Their lawyers are not just offering legal expertise, but often act as business advisors, helping to facilitate and spot interesting commercial skills.
You will find that the practice is spearheaded by leading individuals, several them being 'home grown' Partners and this is indicative of the complex influx of work they deal with. This coupled together with their pragmatic approach, will give you a flavour as to why they are successful and industry leaders across the North West
Agile working, and a healthy work-life balance are important principles to the firm. Working from home is commonplace amongst their workforce.
The firm is looking for an entrepreneurial Construction Litigation Senior Associate / Partner to join their buzzing central Leeds office.
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.
You will sit as part of the wider Real Estate and litigation teams, working on a varied and interesting caseload covering both residential and commercial construction disputes. The firm boasts a varied and interesting client base including owners, employers, developers, contractors, sub-contractors and construction professionals, including architects and surveyors.
The caseload will involve payment disputes, defective work/remedial work disputes, professional negligence on construction projects, contractor insolvency and retention of title claims payment disputes under construction contracts.
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 a Construction Litigation Lawyer 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 contentious caseload
- You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
- Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
- A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous
- 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 Litigation Senior Associate / Partner to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Leeds.
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