Head of Commercial Law

England, Kent
£65000 - £70000 per annum
22 Feb 2018
13 Mar 2018
Jessica Furlong
Job Title
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

A Head of Commercial Law is required to join an ambitious legal organisation based in Kent. This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting, newly-created legal practice as a head of department.

Would you jump at the chance to head up a new department, and genuinely play an integral part in the development of both the organisation and client-base? This is a rare opportunity to join an organisation at the perfect time.

We are acting on behalf of a newly created legal practice which is pioneering a new way of working. The executive team have transferred their vast experience, and selected high-calibre staff to create a successful organisation with an established workforce consisting of over 50 fee-earners.

They are now seeking a career minded solicitor to join them as the Head of Commercial Law to head up a new department, with genuine opportunities to put your own stamp on things. This is a position with various elements to it, suited only to all-rounders who are hungry for success.

About the role
The Head of Commercial Law will enjoy a varied workload, of which a significant part will involve managing and nurturing a commercial team of between 3 - 5 solicitors. Business development will also be a crucial part of the role, as will carrying a caseload of extremely high-quality commercial work. All elements of the role carry equal importance, therefore multi-tasking skills are essential.

The ideal candidate
We envisage this Head of Commercial Law role appealing to:

  • Solicitors who currently head up a department.
  • Partners who are seeking an exciting chance to make their mark on a new organisation.
  • Senior solicitors looking to take the next step in their career.

The ideal candidate will possess strong business development skills, with a real appetite for finding and acquiring new business. You will be given freedom to generate this business, and will be actively encouraged to network to achieve this.

The organisation
In return, you will be joining an organisation which is supportive of its employees, and allows you the autonomy to take ownership and be creative. Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous pension scheme. The office is well located and easily commutable via public transport or car.

We anticipate a high interest in this position, due to the nature of the role, therefore please do get in touch as soon as possible if you have any further queries or would like to submit an application.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Hannah Cottam in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

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