Senior Tax Lawyer / Director

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£65000 - £85000 per annum
Closing date
21 Apr 2021
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This highly acclaimed international law firm are looking for a Senior Tax Lawyer to join their ranks and take a leading role within their national team. This opportunity would suit someone wanting to be in a firm where there is access to top notch clients and work, where they can challenge themselves and where there is plenty of scope for career progression too.

The team are particularly well known for their work on private equity investment, both corporate and real estate, structuring investment for institutional investors as well as acting for public and third sector organisations. In addition we have particular expertise in capital projects in particular those involving real estate, real estate finance or development. Perhaps offering the broadest scope of work across the entire team they undertake work of an international dimension too and this is something that they would actively like you to get involved in

This role in particular will have a focus on tax aspects related to corporate support work, employment, property development work and share schemes. There will be plenty of opportunity for direct client contact as they certainly encourage that of all of their lawyers and these clients genuinely range from AIM listed clients and large plc's through to SMEs and public bodies. Beyond fee earning they are looking for someone who is also interested in mentoring and developing more junior colleagues. As well as being a qualified Solicitor they would encourage applications from those who also hold recognised tax qualifications, and if you don't hold these already have been very supportive of those looking to acquire them once within the practice.

Within the team there is a highly collegiate and supportive environment, people settle quickly. This is complemented by being part of a progressive and innovative practice that operates at a fast pace, staying gat the forefront of an evolving legal services market.

As with many roles now, there will be the opportunity for considerable homeworking and they really don't mind which of their offices you would use as your base. With offices across the UK this really does leave it open for them to recruit the best person for the role rather than worrying where they live.

If you are interested in finding out more about this role, that gives you the opportunity to work with some of the best and most commercial tax brains within the sector, contact Rachael Mann at Sacco Mann on 0113 2453338 for a confidential discussion or apply now.


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.

  • Leeds Tel: 0113 245 3338
  • Manchester Tel: 0161 831 6890
  • Midlands Tel: 0845 241 5644
  • London Tel: 203 440 5628
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