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Partner seeking flexible work life balance | leading national challenger law firm

Partner seeking flexible work life balance | leading national challenger law firm


Our client is one of the leading challenger law firms in the UK which has a strong core of solicitors from magic circle, international and national law firms prospering within their flexible model. Many of the firm’s solicitors are award-winning legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ranked. They are keen to speak to senior solicitors who wish to enjoy the freedom of working collaboratively and flexibly amongst fellow experienced peers within a high quality brand.

Our client is breaking the mould and is offering an environment which actively promotes flexible working and freedom, accommodating solicitors who want to spend quality time with young children and their families but who are also ambitious and want to advance their careers. Solicitors that have joined continue to demonstrate here that career advancement is of course possible! The most recent and notable appointment has seen a legal 500 and Chambers & Partners ranked family partner of a leading national law firm joining to start the firm’s family offering. My client is seeking like-minded solicitors with the appetite and ambition to change the way that legal services are delivered to their clients.

The role

As part of their defined growth strategy, the firm are particularly keen to speak with senior solicitors (partners or senior associate level), who would enjoy working in a way that gave them freedom, flexibility and ultimately, enable them to build stronger relationships with their clients and who want to provide their clients with the best possible outcome in an innovative and cost effective way.

The firm provides a wide range of corporate, commercial and private client legal services to businesses, financial institutions and High Net Worths.

The model is centered around being regarded by clients as trusted advisors; lawyers who work collaboratively with their clients and advise with the authority of experience.


Our client is incredibly proud of their culture and are seeking out talent that will strengthen and develop their vision further.

The freedom to choose how best to service clients and when, where and how much you want to work. That work is done with certainty around the price – they have comfort that there are no hidden costs.

The candidate

They are looking for people who have the ability to take a step up, take control of their own destiny and redefine an industry. Technical balance is a must, but here you also have an entrepreneurial instinct and be able to network, build and sustain client relationships.

Key technical attributes:

  • At least 10,000 hours practising experience in a leading law firm (national or international) however those from law firms outside of this are of course still encouraged to apply;
  • Business plan which can demonstrate a minimum billing capacity of £150k per annum;
  • Entrepreneurial flair and commerciality;
  • Passion for brilliant client service; and
  • Ambitious, looking to grow a practice and leave a legacy.

Their aim to attract the best lawyers to join them and set a new precedent for client service.

How to apply

For a discussion in confidence, please contact Ash Hossain on 07809 204 393 or click on the "Apply" button.