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Legal Director

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  • Location:

    England

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Rebecca Bond

  • Email:

    rbond@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Published:

    19 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    10 October 2020

A UK Top 50 law firm, are looking for an accomplished Solicitor who is looking to take the next step in their career as a Legal Director. You would work remotely, as part of a national and market leading Financial Disputes team, and would work in the state-of-the-art Bristol office approx. one day a week. This role is suited to a commercially focused Senior Associate, who is looking to work closely with high value clients, and be a respected leader in a Chambers UK top tier team.

This is what you’ll be doing

  • Actively engage in business development, with a passion to become a “go-to” Solicitor in the financial services sector
  • Manage your own caseload of high value and complex banking and finance litigation matters (including fraud and international disputes) for banks, building societies and niche lenders
  • Deliver excellent service to your key clients, and provide sound commercial advice across a range of high value disputes, including defending reputationally sensitive claims
  • Develop and motivate more junior members of the team, and supervise a group Solicitors and Legal Assistants to ensure they hit their targets
  • Consistently deliver profitable results for both the firm and your clients

The experience you’ll bring to the team

  • Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 6 years PQE
  • Experience working on commercial litigation matters, ideally within the financial services sector
  • Experience working within a commercial Top 100 firm
  • Supervisory and managerial experience is essential
  • Motivated to develop excellent client relationships, with a keen enthusiasm to implement business development initiatives
  • Ability to work effectively under pressure and to strict deadlines
  • A desire to not only develop your own career, but to also assist more junior members in the team to reach their full potential

And this is what you’ll get in return

  • Competitive salary + generous bonus, with an annual pay review
  • Private Medical Insurance and Dental cover
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (rising to 30 days based on length of service)
  • Pension Scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Shopping vouchers

Are you up to the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Rebecca Bond at Yolk Recruitment on 02921 673 719.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities. *

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