Private Practice
  • About the Firm: Birketts is a full service, top 100 UK law firm, operating in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Ipswich, Norwich and the surrounding areas.
  • About the role: We are looking to recruit a Solicitor/Associate with NQ-5 years' experience gained within a highly regarded city, regional or national firm with a well-developed knowledge in corporate/corporate finance.
  • Looking For: We are looking to secure your expertise and experience complemented by our exemplary communication skills, both written and oral and also your client focussed approach.
  • Opportunities: You will have the opportunity to showcase your strong technical drafting and negotiation skills and your ability to deliver a strongly client-focused service, giving clear, timely practical legal advice. Equally desirable is your enthusiasm for and/or experience in business development as all our lawyers are expected to play an active role in marketing and practice development.
  • And more: This is a great opportunity to join a thriving practice with an outstanding reputation, offering excellent career prospects for the right candidate. Working in modern open plan offices in a young, thriving and enthusiastic team for one of East Anglia’s leading law firms, our lawyers are engaged in the highest quality work.

Birketts LLP

A top 100 UK law firm based across four offices in East Anglia, providing expert legal advice to businesses and individuals.

https://www.birketts.co.uk/

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