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Head of Commercial Contracts

Employer
eNL
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
25 Jun 2024
Reference
215296011

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Vacancy Type
Barristers, Private Practice
Experience Level
Not Disclosed
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Practice Areas
Company/Commercial
PQE
7+ Years, Partner

Job Details

My client is one of the most innovative law firms in the local area and boasts an impressive quality of work which most city law firms would be more than pleased to undertake. Their client list reads as a "who's who" from the FTSE 100 and this is reflected in the high praise the firm's lawyers receive in Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners. Rare opportunity for a Commercial Contracts Senior Associate / Partner to handle an existing caseload of commercial matters and assist in the further develop the department. The firm pay attractive basic salaries with an extensive benefits package with a very clear and transparent route for progression.

The successful Commercial Partner will have a minimum of 8+ years’ experience and will ideally already be a Partner or an existing head of department who is desperately trying to achieve a growth and succession plan where they are nut are being thwarted by lack of autonomy and freedom to develop your ideas. Frustrated Commercial Contracts Partner who are looking for more responsibilities are also encouraged to apply.

• You will be expected to support the more senior members of the team and provide supervision and support to the more junior members.
• You will already be working at a leading national firm and be boasting strong technical skills across the broad spectrum of commercial work. A natural passion for business development coupled with actual experience is key.
• Well respected in your field of law you will longing for a firm where you will have the opportunity to grow and progress your career in line with your ambitions. At Partner level, you must have a network of clients who are able to instruct you on future matters.
• Fiercely ambitious and determined to succeed this firm will offer you unparalleled career progression.
• The firm are considering candidates at Partner and are open to speaking to Salaried Partners, Fixed Share and Equity Partners.
• You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills to interact with clients and other stakeholders and offer exceptional levels of client care.
• To apply contact Penny on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion.

eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary level purely as a guide.

At eNL we value diversity and inclusion. We want to attract people at all levels and encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates, whatever your ethnicity, religion, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristics protected by law in the jurisdictions in which we operate.

Company

eNL London & South East
eNL’s London & South East team manages the recruitment of legal staff across a variety of sectors. With a strong presence within the private practice market, we also boast specific expertise in relation to public sector and in-house appointments. Our sector specialist Consultants provide first rate market knowledge within their geographical location and individual markets.

Gemma Jones – Director

Gemma joined eNL in 2006 and has a recruitment career that spans over 15 years. As a Director at eNL, Gemma is instrumental in driving the business forward and ensuring that eNL remains a recruitment partner of choice amongst law firms and commercial businesses. She has extensive hands-on experience in the legal market, specifically focused on the London and South East region and is recognised for providing practical, honest and realistic advice to both job-seekers and potential hirers. She works in partnership with key private practice firms across the South East, helping them to deliver on their overall growth plans, both with strategic senior hires and more junior staff. Her legal and recruitment knowledge means that she is the “go to” person for many of her clients, not just for recruitment enquiries but for general advice on changes and development in the market, salary advice and internal staffing issues. A credible and respected Senior Recruiter and Business Director, Gemma is a Certified Recruitment Professional (CertRP) and Member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (MIRP).

Rebecca Barry – Operations Director

Rebecca has worked within the legal recruitment sector since 2001. Promoted to Associate Director in 2007 and Operations Director in 2010. Rebecca’s client list includes a selection of the UK’s Top 200 law firms including leading regional firms in the Midlands and South East as well as national and mid-tier practices in central and west London. She provides expert advice to Lawyers and Partners looking to make directional career moves. Certified Recruitment Professional (CertRP) and Member of the Institute of Recruitment Professionals (MIRP). 2012 Chair of Birmingham Young Professional of the Year. Shortlisted 2012 IRP Awards for 'Best Contribution to the Community’.

Pasquale Agatiello – Senior Consultant (In-house)

A specialist recruitment professional since 2000, Pasquale has worked for some of the most reputable, global recruitment organisations in the world. He specialises in in-house legal recruitment across the EMEA region and works across all sectors including; banking, financial services, manufacturing, FMCG, IT, telecommunications, energy, construction and engineering. Pasq recruits at all levels from newly qualified Lawyers  to Head of Legal, Legal Director, General Counsel and Company Secretary. Experienced in the full range of permanent recruitment solutions, including search and selection, contingency search and retained assignments.

Kaye Thumpston – Divisional Manager (Locum)

Kaye is a Divisional Manager within eNL’s  interim / locum division and has responsibility for the temporary legal recruitment team nationally. Kaye has been involved in legal recruitment since 2006 and has over ten years’ experience within the interim / locum legal professional market. Educated to postgraduate level, including a first class honours degree and a distinction in her postgraduate legal qualification, Kaye has a thorough understanding of what clients require and has built up a strong network of contacts throughout the UK. Her practical and honest advice has resulted in a successful commercial reputation respected by both candidates and clients.

Felicity Simpson – Consultant (Locum)

Following 4 years within the hospitality and sales sector, Felicity joined eNL in November 2016, after identifying legal  recruitment as an industry that interested her and  where she felt she could develop as an individual. Felicity is determined to become an expert in both recruitment and the legal industry, in order to provide her clients and candidates with strong market information and guidance. As a  member of  eNLs London & South East Locum Team she recruits for fixed term contract positions, holiday cover and interim roles across the region. She is an excellent communicator, with an enviable work ethic, enhanced by a genuine down to earth approach and an infectious sense of humour.

Zoe Jones – Consultant (Locum)

With over 20 years’ experience working in the recruitment industry, Zoë’s experience includes in-house recruitment for a large financial institution within commercial and corporate banking,  as well as local government. With 3 years’ previous legal recruitment experience gained at eNL, Zoë re-joined the team in December 2018 after a short break. With a passion for providing exceptional customer service and a dedication to delivering effective recruitment solutions, Zoë’s aim is to add value to both her clients and candidate’s legal recruitment needs. Zoë will be focusing on the London & South East, specialising in the appointment of interim/locum and consultant qualified solicitors and none-qualified legal personnel across the region. Outside work Zoë is a keen traveller enjoying holidays and experiencing a variety of cultures and cuisines.

Company info
Website
Telephone
0207 183 8586 / 0121 454 1004
Location
eNL Legal
London
West Midlands
B15
United Kingdom

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