12 months ago
NQ - 2
Agriculture & Estates
Birketts is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, operating in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Norwich and the surrounding areas.
With a rich heritage spanning over 150 years we’ve built an enviable track record advising businesses, institutions and individuals in the UK and internationally.
Throughout our history our ethos has remained simple: we provide clear legal advice and value and insight to our clients.
We set out to truly understand our clients’ needs and help realise their ambitions.
We believe that through this approach and a combination of technical excellence and high quality service we can develop long-lasting partnerships and become our clients' solicitor of choice.
The Agriculture and Estates team at Birketts is one of the largest specialist legal units in the UK operating in this niche area of the law. The team advises both UK and international clients on all aspects of UK legislation affecting rural real estate investment - including farm acquisitions and disposals, planning issues, tax advice, investment in equestrian and rural estate, rights of way and environmental liabilities.
Legal 500 'Top Tier' also quotes: ‘Outstanding firm’ Birketts LLP is ‘one of the best for rural matters’ and Top Ranked Chambers 2017.
Working for one of the regions leading commercial law firms, our lawyers are engaged in the highest quality work in an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Purpose of job
This is a great opportunity to join a thriving practice with an excellent reputation offering good career prospects for the right candidate. You will be joinnig a busy and highly regarded team and full participation in business development will be expected.
Competitive salary (dependent on experience/ability) and benefits including pension scheme, private medical insurance, permanent health insurance, life assurance, bonus scheme, holiday from 25 days, cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.
Working for one of East Anglia’s leading private client law firms, our lawyers are engaged in the highest quality work in a region of outstanding natural beauty.
Candidates must be able to demonstrate at least 3 years PQE relevant experience; most
likely gained through a training contract with a well-regarded regional, city or national
Competitive salary and benefits including pension scheme, private medical
insurance, permanent health insurance, life assurance, holiday from 25 days (prorata),
cycle to work scheme and childcare vouchers.
The information provided in relation to PQE is provided for guidance only and will not
be determinative in the recruitment decision.
We are ideally seeking a Solicitor of NQ - 2 years' experience gained within a well regarded city, regional or national firm with a well-developed or progressing knowledge in all aspects of commercial / private Agricultural law.
Any information provided in relation to PQE is provided for guidance only and will not be determinative in the recruitment decision. Any applicant with more or less PQE than that mentioned in the vacancy details will be considered on their individual merits
We are committed to recruiting individuals on merits of suitability for each role, on the basis of qualifications and experience. All applications are treated fairly and equally regardless of sexual orientation, race, disability, religious beliefs and any other protected characteristic, ensuring that there are equal opportunities at all stages of the recruitment process.