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Senior Associate - Environment

Employer
JMC Legal Recruitment
Location
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
Salary
£85000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
19 Jun 2024
Reference
BBBH52526

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Senior Level
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Environment, Planning
PQE
7+ Years

Job Details


Are you a talented Environment Senior Associate with 7+ years PQE, looking to join a large, progressive Environment department? Progress your legal career in this Top 20 international law firm, renowned for their unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law.

The Firm:
This multinational firm has an unparalleled reputation for providing exemplary service across a range of sectors. It has numerous Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings and Chambers top-ranked departments, as well as countless ranked individuals and rising stars. It is renowned for the legal talent it attracts, which is a testament to both the quality of the work, the ongoing staff development and the working culture.

Despite its size, notable growth and strong profits, staff at the firm report a friendly and warm working environment and a management team who genuinely care for their workers.

The firm has won numerous awards in recognition of the outstanding quality of the work produced, as well as for successfully cultivating an inclusive and diverse workplace.

Employees should expect exposure to top-quality international clients, as well as some of the foremost UK businesses and organisations and to receive support from some of the premier legal talent in the UK.

Culturally, the business has a cutting-edge and innovative feel which is balanced by the friendly and collaborative nature of the office environment.

The Role:
This is a stand out opportunity for an Environment Senior Associate to join this top 20 law firm out of their Manchester Office.

Within this role you will be;

  • Advising on Biodiversity Net Gain and Nutrient Neutrality for developers;
  • Advising on natural capital projects in the UK and/or overseas;
  • Advising on carbon offsetting projects in the UK and/or overseas;
  • Drafting and negotiating commercial agreements in relation to BNG, Nutrient Neutrality, natural capital investment, carbon offsetting and other ecosystems services outcomes; and
  • Advising on other climate & sustainability matters, including climate reporting, extended producer responsibility and supply chain measures.
  • Advising on the establishment and operation of natural capital projects, including habitat banks for Biodiversity Net Gain and Nutrient Neutrality, carbon offsetting and other ecosystems services.
  • Drafting and negotiating of section 106 agreements and conservation covenants to secure natural capital projects.


The Ideal Candidate:

  • A solicitor with 7+ years of PQE.
  • You will have good organisational skills.
  • You will have enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.

Benefits:

  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international issues.


This is an excellent opportunity for an Environment Senior Associate with 7+ years PQE, to join this Top 20 law firm in Manchester

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Ralph Dowds at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.

Company

JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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