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Head of Legal Practice

England, West Yorkshire, Huddersfield
Closing date
8 Mar 2021

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Practice area
Personal injury
5 years, 6 years, Partner
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We are working with a new entrant to the Yorkshire legal market, looking to recruit a senior Solicitor to take on the role of Head of Legal Practice. This business is looking for a dynamic and forward thinking head of legal to lead the new law firm through a digital customer centric revolution. Central Huddersfield location.

A standout career opportunity to take on a senior level role within Personal Injury. This is a rare opening to join a new start up law firm and is a fantastic, career progressing prospect for someone already significantly experienced in the area.

As Head of Legal Practice, you will have overall responsibility for the supervision, compliance, management, and performance of the firm and will work with the leadership team to develop strategy and growth trajectory.

Reporting directly to the board, this role would suit someone senior looking for a change and a clear opportunity to have strategic input. A highly competitive salary package is on offer.

The successful applicant will be an admitted Solicitor with significant experience in Personal Injury and ideally, experience running a Personal Injury law firm/department. Applicants should have COLP experience and be comfortable ensuring compliance with the SRA code of conduct, accounting rules, compliance, and risk management policies.

To find out more about this Head of Legal Practice role in Huddersfield, please contact Sophie Linley at Sacco Mann on 0113 236 6711. A full position description is available for review.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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