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9 months ago
Brethertons LLP
Company benefits: Flexible working hours, Pension scheme
Location: Warwickshire, Rugby, Oxfordshire, Banbury, Bicester
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5, PQE 6-9, PQE 10+
Contact: Hannah Wright
Sector: Commercial, Corporate, Commercial Contracts, Company
Category: Associate Jobs, Fee Earner Jobs, Lawyer Jobs, Legal Executive Jobs, Solicitor Jobs

Solicitor/Legal Executive


Rugby, Banbury, or Bicester



At Brethertons, we recently completed a major transformation programme creating a streamlined organisation where you will find “lawyers doing law" and “support providing support". There are a variety of legal and operational roles available within this collaborative and cohesive culture. When you join Brethertons, you will be competitively rewarded, with a strong base salary and an innovative bonus scheme.  We aim to foster an environment of choice with clear career development paths, a focus on learning and development and a highly supportive structure. 


We are looking add to recruit a Qualified Lawyer (Solicitor or Legal Executive) into our Commercial team in either our Rugby, Banbury or Bicester offices on a full time basis. 


About the Role

As a Qualified Lawyer, you will have a varied caseload and provide advice to customers within the Commercial Practice Area, based on policy and legislation. You will undertake specialist technical research and analysis, and provide tailored commercial solutions to customers’ problems.  You will report to an Associate and/or Head of Practice Area and demonstrate effective delegation of procedural, clerical, and administrative tasks to Paralegals, Legal Assistants or Legal Secretaries as appropriate.  You will work as part of a small Commercial team on a wide variety of matters, whilst also building your portfolio through development of business with our Commercial Property and Employment teams.


About you

In order to be successful you must be a qualified lawyer (either as a Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive).  You must have a robust knowledge of Commercial law – particularly Commercial transactions, along with experience of case management and managing a portfolio of customer matters. You will be accountable for organising your own workload and make independent decisions relating to the area of your responsibility. You will manage fee earning targets to contribute to the fee earning potential for the practice area, and you must be able to communicate effectively on every level; you are on the front line of customer communications and must set the example to other staff in the delivery of exceptional customer service. To be successful in this role you must be able to work independently and be self motivated, but also work well in a team in order for practice area goals to be met. You must be able to build strong working relationships both internally and externally.


What’s in return?

At Brethertons, we have a comprehensive reward package which includes a competitive market rate salary, pension, individual and firm wide bonus, 26 days holiday and a wellbeing day. We hold Gold Investors in People and work hard to recognise and reward the work of those within our teams.  Are you looking to develop your career?  We offer detailed role profiles, quarterly performance and development meetings, and structured progression pathways to those looking for them.  Get in touch with us to hear about our Technical Specialist or Management development pathways to partnership.  We are ideally looking for someone able to work full time hours. 


What’s next?

We are excited about where Brethertons is going and would love you to join us on our journey.  If this role is of interest, please contact us for more information on the role or application process, or submit your CV directly.  It is essential that you include a cover letter that details why your skills are suitable for this role.  A role profile is available should you wish to view this.


Regrettably, we are unable to accept unsolicited CVs from agencies for this vacancy.


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