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Job sector:
Private Practice
Sector:
Commercial Property, Real Estate, Property Litigation
Experience:
PQE 6-9, PQE 10+, PQE Partner
Contact:
chris watling
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About the Role

 

 

We are looking to find a Senior Associate/Partner to grow, develop and manage our Property Disputes work within the Oxford region with an aim to build and grow the business whilst maintaining a consistent level of excellent client service. They will be required to support the Head of Department in achieving the Business Plan and will have responsibility for line managing and growing the Property Disputes team in Oxford.

 

Duties will include:

  • Act as a senior lawyer for the client’s or practice area’s most challenging matters.
  • Manage a client review process & introduce changes based on client feedback. Focus on the client’s success and future growth.
  • Set up and take a key role in client &/or referrer events across the business. Build business on the back of referrals and excellent service delivery.
  • Run client/referrer development plans, with goals for growing clients/referrers through a range of added value activities, service extension & cross referrals.
  • Expand own area of business by broadening area of expertise into new client sectors/markets and/or achieving greater market share.
  • Input into the wider Real Estate Department BD plans and take responsibility for leading the promotion of the Oxford Property Disputes practice area
  • Grow as a leader of the firm by making strategic contributions to the department & creating positive working relationships with others across the firm. Quickly build a strong network to enable effective leverage.
  • Lead & manage performance and development of self and others to drive excellent results.
  • Align personal contribution & activities with wider business objectives & the success of the firm.
  • Understand changes in the legal sector, identifying the impact on the business & defining strategies to ensure the department & firm keep up to date.

Manage business processes effectively – analysing management information

 

 

About You

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified solicitor with significant fee earning experience
  • Produce a clear business plan for growth proposition within the Property Disputes department
  • Substantial previous experience within Property Disputes, including; freehold and leasehold matters and acting for owners, landlord and tenants
  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service
  • Proven ability to win new business through networking and marketing activities
  • Ability to lead and manage a team

Leadership Behaviours:

 

  • Lead by Example- Is a role model for living Royds Withy King Values and provides clarity for others about current and future business direction

  • Has Positive Impact & Influence- Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, builds strong internal and external relationships

  • Manages Performance & Contribution- Able to optimise the talent, expertise and experience of team members in meeting organisational and individual objectives

  • Coaches & Develops Others- Plays an active part in nurturing and developing people, has a positive expectation of others’ ability to learn grow and develop

  • Manages Change and Ambiguity-Responds positively to new and changing requirements, supports and inspires others through change

  • Focuses on Innovation and Developing the Brand and Business- Demonstrates creative thinking keeping the client at the heart of ideas and innovates to grow the business

About Us

 

Our firm has 520 people with offices in Bath, Oxford, London, Swindon and Marlborough.

 

At Royds Withy King people come first. Our brand is built around being ‘Ahead of the Curve’. By this we mean we are always trying to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes, looking ahead to the future, anticipating their needs and coming up with solutions.

 

We also pride ourselves on providing a brilliant place to work. We recognise that investing in our people and their careers is the only way we can succeed in achieving what is best for our clients. Our friendly, accessible and supportive culture is incredibly important to us and we are continually looking at new ways to nurture and enhance it. Our people tell us that this is a firm with a flat structure, where everyone has a voice and everyone’s opinions matter.

 

 

About the Role

 

 

We are looking to find a Senior Associate/Partner to grow, develop and manage our Property Disputes work within the Oxford region with an aim to build and grow the business whilst maintaining a consistent level of excellent client service. They will be required to support the Head of Department in achieving the Business Plan and will have responsibility for line managing and growing the Property Disputes team in Oxford.

 

Duties will include:

  • Act as a senior lawyer for the client’s or practice area’s most challenging matters.
  • Manage a client review process & introduce changes based on client feedback. Focus on the client’s success and future growth.
  • Set up and take a key role in client &/or referrer events across the business. Build business on the back of referrals and excellent service delivery.
  • Run client/referrer development plans, with goals for growing clients/referrers through a range of added value activities, service extension & cross referrals.
  • Expand own area of business by broadening area of expertise into new client sectors/markets and/or achieving greater market share.
  • Input into the wider Real Estate Department BD plans and take responsibility for leading the promotion of the Oxford Property Disputes practice area
  • Grow as a leader of the firm by making strategic contributions to the department & creating positive working relationships with others across the firm. Quickly build a strong network to enable effective leverage.
  • Lead & manage performance and development of self and others to drive excellent results.
  • Align personal contribution & activities with wider business objectives & the success of the firm.
  • Understand changes in the legal sector, identifying the impact on the business & defining strategies to ensure the department & firm keep up to date.

Manage business processes effectively – analysing management information

 

 

About You

 

Skills & Experience:

  • Qualified solicitor with significant fee earning experience
  • Produce a clear business plan for growth proposition within the Property Disputes department
  • Substantial previous experience within Property Disputes, including; freehold and leasehold matters and acting for owners, landlord and tenants
  • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service
  • Proven ability to win new business through networking and marketing activities
  • Ability to lead and manage a team

Leadership Behaviours:

 

  • Lead by Example- Is a role model for living Royds Withy King Values and provides clarity for others about current and future business direction

  • Has Positive Impact & Influence- Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, builds strong internal and external relationships

  • Manages Performance & Contribution- Able to optimise the talent, expertise and experience of team members in meeting organisational and individual objectives

  • Coaches & Develops Others- Plays an active part in nurturing and developing people, has a positive expectation of others’ ability to learn grow and develop

  • Manages Change and Ambiguity-Responds positively to new and changing requirements, supports and inspires others through change

  • Focuses on Innovation and Developing the Brand and Business- Demonstrates creative thinking keeping the client at the heart of ideas and innovates to grow the business

About Us

 

Our firm has 520 people with offices in Bath, Oxford, London, Swindon and Marlborough.

 

At Royds Withy King people come first. Our brand is built around being ‘Ahead of the Curve’. By this we mean we are always trying to put ourselves in our clients’ shoes, looking ahead to the future, anticipating their needs and coming up with solutions.

 

We also pride ourselves on providing a brilliant place to work. We recognise that investing in our people and their careers is the only way we can succeed in achieving what is best for our clients. Our friendly, accessible and supportive culture is incredibly important to us and we are continually looking at new ways to nurture and enhance it. Our people tell us that this is a firm with a flat structure, where everyone has a voice and everyone’s opinions matter.

 

 

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