Head of Department – Corporate

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
£60000 - £70000 per annum
Closing date
30 Sep 2020

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Exciting new opportunity for an experienced solicitor or legal executive to manage and build a new department for a leading firm in Greater Manchester.

A diligent and conscientious candidate is sought for our clients multi office practice to build and manage this new department.  The successful applicant will ideally have a following and provide legal advice on a wide range of corporate matters, whilst proving to have exceptional client care skills.  

  • Manage department
  • Drafting of documents
  • Shareholder and option agreements
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Joint ventures
  • Manage own caseload
  • Provide legal advice on corporate matters
  • Liaise with professionals and clients
  • Developing the departments client base

The Candidate
  • Solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of 8 years’ PQE
  • Extensive corporate work experience
  • Demonstrates exceptional communication and client care skills
  • Competent in marketing
  • Keen aptitude for business development
  • Confident in delivering presentations and seminars

The Firm
Our client is a multi-office legal practice who cover a range of legal services for both business and private clients. The practice has a strong reputation for its excellent client care and is staffed by a team of dedicated specialists who will tailor their services to each client’s individual needs. Recognising that their employees are their greatest asset they offer continued training and development and a supportive working environment. They are now seeking an ambitious lawyer to build up a corporate department.

  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Generous holiday allowance
  • Contributary pension scheme
  • Death in service benefit
  • Private medical insurance

Head of Department – Corporate

For further details of this Corporate Head of Department vacancy, please contact Natasha on 01954 208 080 quoting reference NK31505.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Address: Please see our website for details

Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Contact Us
  • 1 Carisbrooke Court
  • Anderson Road
  • Cambridge
  • CB24 4UQ
  • GB
  • 01954 208 070
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