Current opportunities

We are looking for a Lawyer and Legal Assistant to join the team

The Legal Partners is a successful highly respected law firm based in Teddington and Richmond, London.

We specialise in HR Law, Business law, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, advising clients of all sizes, from local Owner Managed businesses, SMEs, to UK and International companies.
We have an opportunity for a Lawyer and Legal Assistant to join our small, highly collaborative team, working alongside Richard Mullett, Founder, Director and Solicitor, in a positive and dynamic working environment.

Part-qualified and fully qualified PQE roles are available and training is provided.
Being flexible and adaptive is part of The Legal Partners’ DNA, and from the start we have embraced flexible working.
Part-time / Flexible hours and hybrid working arrangements are available.
Term-time working is also possible.

Start Date: from May 2022
Salary and package: commensurate with experience.

What we are seeking:

The roles would suit a locally based Lawyer / Legal Assistant looking to develop their legal career whilst working close to home or school, and who are excited by the prospect of a highly varied legal day, with lots of direct client contact, working closely with high quality, interesting business clients.

The Legal Partners think as lawyers but in commercial terms. Our very experienced team have all worked in business as in-house Counsel or Legal Directors, so to thrive in the role, you will be commercially minded, and excited by the opportunity to advise on:

  • HR Law – employment contracts, settlement agreements and Employment Tribunal Claims working with barristers, providing training seminars to our HR Director & Business clients
  • Business Law – buying and selling businesses, raising finance, negotiating commercial contracts and business property leases and data protection
  • Litigation – resolving commercial disputes and conducting Court litigation with barristers and settling claims in the County Court

You will enjoy negotiating successfully for our clients, proposing solutions to commercial issues and using your excellent legal drafting and analysis skills. You will have excellent IT skills and be familiar with Microsoft email systems and Word and Excel.

What you can expect:

High quality local work advising quality business clients and C suite employees
Very supportive colleagues
Freedom and flexibility in your work life
Being in control of your career and development
Excellent pro-rata package for these part time roles

We work closely as a team and you will get full support. The roles could suit a legally qualified person returning to work as family childcare commitments permit.
We use the Thomson Reuters Practical Law for Companies (PLC) and HighQ systems.
If you have experience in HR Law, Business Law or Litigation or are a qualified Lawyer looking to cross train to work in these areas, we would like to hear from you.

 

For more details contact Richard Mullett  by email or directly on 07802 666378