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Senior Associate / Legal Director

Errington Legal
Cambridgeshire / Norfolk/ Suffolk / Essex with flexible working considered
Market Rate + Benefits
Closing date
25 Apr 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Senior Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
7+ Years

Job Details

Do you want to join a UK Top 50 law firm with an exceptional client base and global reach? 

Senior Associate/ Legal Director - Corporate Education - East of England, with flexible working considered 


A well-regarded regional law firm


  • You will join an experienced and growing education practice, leading on corporate education matters for clients in the education sector 
  • You will be empowered to take an active role in marketing and practice development 
  • Advise higher and further education institutions, training providers, independent schools and local authorities on a broad range of Corporate law and funding issues 
  • You will also advise universities on a range of commercial issues as well as large corporate projects and the mergers and acquisitions of education institutions 
  • Draft and review franchise agreements and ancillary documents whilst project managing legal due diligence 


  • 8+ PQE
  • An excellent knowledge of the law and be able to think commercially and analytically to provide accurate and practice advice to clients 
  • The ability to assist in the growth of the education practice and become a core member of the Education team

Benefits include:

  • 30 days holiday (FTE) plus Bank Holidays
  • Long Service holiday award
  • Private Healthcare with BUPA 
  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme (5% employer / 5% Employee)
  • Staff Profit Share / Salary sacrifice
  • Life Assurance  - 4 x salary / Permanent Health Insurance
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Agile Working Policy

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact Amy Lee at Errington Legal Recruitment.

We are an equal opportunities recruiter, committed to ensuring an inclusive and supportive recruitment process. We embrace and promote diversity as we understand the importance and value of this both for us and our clients.


Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies in Cambridge, East Anglia and Milton Keynes. As specialists we are able to offer our candidates and clients a bespoke and proactive level of service during a recruitment campaign.
Our candidates are highly valued and respected by Errington Legal. We know how important a career move is to any individual, and we understand that we need to be there to suggest and advise, not pressure or push.


As a result of our extensive contacts and relationships we can offer you access to the finest legal firms in the area.

With our salary and market knowledge, we are in a good position to offer realistic advice on salary levels and also make sure that the candidate gets a competitive deal.

We offer feedback and support during and after the interview process.

Our relationships are always fully confidential and honest. No information on any individual is ever passed on to third parties without prior consent.
Errington Legal is committed to offering our clients a higher level of service as we have excellent market knowledge and access to the best calibre of candidates in the local area. We are able to identify the most talented and suitable candidates that will better support growing, forward thinking law firms and companies. As we are based centrally in East Anglia & Milton Keynes we are able to focus mainly on local candidates, thereby reducing potential relocation issues.

Company info
01223 803814
Nine Hills Road

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