Job Title Partner – Business Risk & Regulation
Job Location Bristol
The role – We are seeking to recruit a highly regarded and established Partner to lead our successful Business Risk & Regulation Team. Based in our Bristol, London or Exeter office according to your preference, you will work directly with the Head of Dispute Resolution, and our Risk & Regulation teams in Bristol and Exeter UK, to provide a comprehensive legal risk offering in relation to Health & Safety, Environment and Food Safety. You will specialise in defending corporate clients against substantial prosecutions brought by the Health & Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Food Standards Agency, Trading Standards and Local Authorities, relating to potentially serious breaches of practice standards. You will be leading a team which has gained experience in highly regulated industries including Construction, Manufacturing, Agriculture, Transport and logistics, Waste and Food businesses. As a truly experienced lawyer in this field, you will have already gained considerable experience within one or more of these specific sectors, and have developed a strong reputation and impressive following with a range of clients.
About You – With an exemplary reputation for high-quality business risk and regulation work, you will have already demonstrated your ability to build lasting relationships, whilst developing new business networks and connections in the local, regional and national market. You will have a proven track record in providing advice, and in defending organisations in their dealings with regulatory bodies and government agencies which could include:
The Environment Agency
Food Standards Agency
Gangmasters Licensing Authority
Advertising Standards Authority
As an established partner with a strong client following, you are an excellent communicator who readily gains the confidence of clients you are working with, and business development activity is something you naturally gravitate towards, and relish taking on. Dynamic and highly motivated, you’re keen to get out and about to make the most of new business opportunities, whilst delivering exceptional client service in your day to day work. Naturally resilient, you already show your ability to cope with stressful and demanding situations, and are accustomed to working under pressure to meet challenging deadlines. Tenacious and thorough with good commercial judgement, you work hard to find the best possible solutions, and are meticulous in your work. This is a great opportunity if you’re ambitious and keen to stand out, as we’ll seek to invest in you, and support your learning and development goals, in order for you to realise your long term ambitions.
About Us – Our national law firm client is proud of being a professional, fair and collegiate firm where their people enjoy working together to achieve great results. Our clients people talk a lot about the culture of our national law firm client and what makes it the place it is. Our client’s values underpin the relationships they form, the quality of their advice, the service they provide and the outcomes they achieve. With these at the core, our law firm client has fostered a firm-wide culture which is based on good communication and transparency, where individuality is recognised, appreciated and encouraged. Part of our client’s success is stating and endorsing – we are not all the same – we are a rich mix of different backgrounds and personalities that bring diversity and creativity to the solutions our national law firm client can provide.
As an ambitious and forward-thinking firm, you can expect to be provided with excellent partner-level training and development opportunities, in order to further your career in a stimulating and supportive environment. In addition, our spacious modern offices in Bristol, London EC4 and a prime location in Exeter, are perfectly appointed to support your business development work, whichever you choose to be based from. We’re ambitious – for ourselves, and for our people – and want to support you to realise your full potential, whilst enjoying a positive work-life balance in a great location.
As a Partner or Senior Associate , you will have access to a package of flexible benefits, which could include:
Access to our Variable Profit Share bonus scheme
30 days annual leave, plus bank holidays, your birthday off and an extra day at Christmas
Permanent Health Insurance
Life Assurance (Death in Service Benefit)
Private Medical Insurance (family cover)
Motor Car and Petrol Allowance.
Jonny Scott-Slater LLM and Ashley Armstrong LLB
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