Senior Media Lawyer
With a heritage and reputation that has put this firm on an International stage, they were the innovators of Media law. The firm was founded by one of the most well-known Lawyers of their day, many publications and books have covered this individual work, and most interestingly how they shaped the sector to be what it is today. If you are seeking a role with a firm that truly stands heads and shoulders above the crowd, who are innovative, dynamic and forward-thinking, where 30 years of service is common, then read on.
This top tier, Legal 500 and Chambers ranked firm, are truly unique in the market. Despite being a modest 75 members of staff, they punch well above their weight and they often act on the other side of Magic and Silver circle firms. Their Lawyers are innovative and entrepreneurial and are true sector specialists. They are highly profitable and have just had their three best years in the firm's history, with record turnover in the last financial year. With a strong management team, great infrastructure, support staff who have been in post for many years with a passion for providing fee earners with the support they need, this all allows this team to deal with work that other similar sized firms would be unable to even comprehend.
There is a positive feel throughout the firm, a cohesive culture and investment in their workforce is testament to this unheard-of retention record. The majority of their Partners are homegrown, they do not have billings or billable hours target but take a much more common-sense approach to billings. This refreshing approach allows them to really focus on service, clients and work. Rather than the usual gripes of the typical private practice firm.
The practice is a full multiservice offering, their niche and what their reputation has been built on is media law, although this is not exclusively the only sector they deal in. They work with some of the largest global superstars on the talent side, this client base must be seen to be believed.
Through getting to know this firm, what personally really stands out to me is their open and transparent culture, they really care about the staff that work there and nurture Lawyers to become the best they can possibly be. Partners are on hand and mentor their staff to ensure that the next generation of firm's management continue to take the firm from strength to strength.
When interviewing even junior candidates, Partners are seeking that spark of a potential leader.
The firm are seeking to hire a Senior Media Lawyer (contentious) into their West End, London office.
You will work alongside a top tier team, where many Lawyers ranked highly in the Legal 500. This role will have you dealing with a truly interesting client base which includes a roster of so many well-known individuals and companies. You would be hard pushed to find a role with this level of prestige and variety, making for an interesting caseload.
You will deal with a broad range of contentious media matters, which are often highly complex and high profile, the caseload will include; Commercial litigation, Defamation, Reputation management, Contract disputes.
This role will come with good training and prospects for progression, including Partnership for the right candidate.
- You will be a senior Media Lawyer with at least six years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
- You will have good experience of dealing with your own contentious Media caseload
- You will have first class communication skills and strive to deliver the very best in client service
- You should be a commercially minded individual
- Salary is competitive and entirely dependent on your background, plus a good benefits package
This is a rare and exciting opportunity for a Senior Media Solicitor to join a market leading, prestigious, legal 500 ranked firm based in the heart of the West End of London.
Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation