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Role Description

The Dispute Resolution team’s work covers a wide spectrum of litigation and contentious work.  In addition to providing direct advice on a wide variety of commercial and property disputes, the group provides specialist cross – disciplinary support to other parts of the firm including the Commercial and Technology, Corporate, Employment and Property teams.   

Experience/ Attributes required

Has a good understanding of the legal principles involved and experience of assisting with any of the following:-

  • Contract disputes
    • Company disputes
    • IT disputes
    • Construction disputes
    • Property disputes
    • Contentious probate/trusts disputes 
  • An ability and willingness to be involved in business development activities is essential
  • Good telephone manner
  • Ability to work unsupervised (where necessary)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including ability to draft straightforward documents
  • Work effectively as part of a team
  • Excellent keyboard skills plus good knowledge of Microsoft office software
  • Sound knowledge of CPR
  • Can undertake relevant research and communicate results by way of clear explanations.

Team Structure

Team of 17

2 x Partner

1 x Director

1 x Senior Associate Solicitor

3 x Solicitors

1 x Senior Associate Chartered Legal Executive

3 x Chartered Legal Executive

4 x Secretaries

1 x Professional Support Lawyer

1 x Trainee Solicitor

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We have been voted as the leading UK regional law firm to work for in the South East by the Best Company Survey published by the Sunday Times in 2006 and best law firm to work for in the South East for three years in a row.

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Experienced Lawyers

Commercial and Technology

Commercial and Technology Partner

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Salary: Market Rate

Description

Boyes Turner is seeking a talented and experienced Commercial and Technology Partner to lead and develop further the services and solutions we provide to our clients.

Boyes Turner has a class leading reputation in this area and we want to talk to someone who is interested in an exciting and rare opportunity to lead and develop our exceptional team of Commercial and Technology lawyers.

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Corporate

Corporate Solicitor 2-4 years PQE

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Salary: £Market rate

Description

The team deals with the full spectrum of corporate advisory work with a large proportion of time dealing with shares and business acquisitions and disposals. Transaction values typically range from £1 million to circa £50 million.

The team provide ongoing support for clients requiring governance and strategic advice. This work includes advising on a wide variety of corporate issues including articles of association, shareholders’ agreements and restructuring. We also handle debt and equity funding arrangements (advising investors and investees) and advise on share schemes and joint ventures.

A significant proportion of the group’s work has an international element – particularly involving clients in the US.

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Dispute resolution

Property Disputes Solicitor - 3 to 4 years PQE

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Salary: Market Rate

Description

The property litigation team is located within the Dispute Resolution group.  It specialises in all aspects of property litigation and landlord and tenant law, advising major multinationals, developers and property investment companies.  It works very closely with our Property group which is one of the largest in the South East.

Hours: 8.30am-5.00pm/9.00am-5.30pm   

Reason for the vacancy: Replacement

 

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Non contentious construction solicitor
5years + PQE

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Salary: £DOE

Description

This role will be located within the Construction team which serves the Property and Dispute Resolution teams. 

Role is for a part time or full time Senior Associate - Non contentious construction solicitor – 5years + PQE.

 

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Family

Family Solicitor – 3 to 7 years PQE

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Salary: Market Rate (DOE)

Description

Team Structure     

Team of 2

  • 1 x Partner
  • 1 x Paralegal

Role  

Boyes Turner is seeking an experienced, commercially minded specialist family solicitor.

Boyes Turner is an internationally recognised, modern and progressive law firm, based in the Thames Valley (which is the fastest growing region in the UK). There is a strong reputation for representing both private individuals on complex matters and businesses (ranging from tech-start-ups to multinational household names).

The role requires an individual who is used to dealing with high quality work and who wants to join a forward-thinking, growing and ambitious family team. Once embedded into the business, the successful candidate will be responsible for developing their own client base and running their own caseload, as well as working as a team on bigger cases. Therefore, the successful candidate must be business development focused, client facing, and entrepreneurial with a passion to develop the exceptional service that the family team offers to clients.

Although this opportunity will be based around an individual’s own specialist areas, they will be expected to have a broad knowledge across all areas of private family law matters including:

  • Divorce and separation
  • Financial matters, including complex assets
  • Children matters
  • Cohabitation disputes (TOLATA and Schedule 1)
  • Cases with international features

Essential Requirements

  1. Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE in family law
  2. Should be working for a firm known for family law, particularly with HNW clients and on complex matters
  3. Possess first-class communication and client servicing skills
  4. A proven record of business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair
  5. A transferable client base is advantageous but not essential
  6. Specialist accreditations or memberships desirable but not essential

Benefits       

Excellent remuneration package that includes;

  • Pension scheme with a 4% employer contribution and the employee pays 4%
  • Life Assurance - 5 x final salary
  • Private medical cover for employee
  • Ability to join fee earner bonus scheme
  • Travel season ticket loan scheme available
  • Cycle to work scheme available
  • Flexible working

Other information 

Boyes Turner is a well-known, successful and respected firm named in both Legal 500 and Chambers guides.  Excellent working conditions and a modern, forward thinking, friendly team.

This role is an integral part of the growth of our family law team and is ideal for a candidate who is looking to progress their career in family law. This offers a genuine opportunity to progress your career as the team grows over time.

Contact       

If you are an experienced and ambitious solicitor with more than 3 years family law experience who wishes to join a progressive and ambitious firm then please give the recruitment team a call or email them with your details to find out more.

Candace Mattu tel 0118-952-7129 or  [email protected]

 

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Property

Commercial Property Solicitor 1-4 years PQE

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Salary: Salary: £DOE

Description

Boyes Turner is looking to recruit a junior lawyer into its Commercial Property Team. The Team is ranked in the top tier of Legal 500 and is one of the leading commercial property teams in the Thames Valley.

The overall team offers a full range of property services for a variety of clients across not only the Thames Valley and South East but nationally and internationally. Work includes advising on general commercial property transactions, development, secured lending, planning, construction and residential conveyancing. The Team also supports the Firm’s Corporate and Insolvency Teams.

The role is to support the commercial property part of the team led by Nick Carter including freehold and leasehold acquisitions and disposals, new lease and lease renewals and portfolio management for occupiers and landlords. Our clients include local to national and international clients including Guardian News & Media, Ericsson, Becton Dickinson and Huawei along with local businesses and investors.

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Speculative applicants

Speculative applicant

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Salary: £Market Rate

Description

Boyes Turner is a well known, successful and respected Commercial law firm named in both Legal 500 and Chambers guides.  We are always looking for talented individuals to join our modern, forward thinking, friendly team. 

If you would like to be considered for future opportunities with our firm, please submit your CV and cover letter.

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Wealth protection

Wealth Protection Partner

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Salary: £Market Rate

Description

Boyes Turner is seeking an experienced, commercially minded Wealth Protection Partner who is interested in an exciting and rare opportunity to develop its existing team and Wealth Protection offering.  Boyes Turner is a modern and progressive firm seeking an individual who is used to dealing with high quality work and wanting to join a forward-thinking and ambitious firm.  

Once embedded into the business, the successful candidate will be developing and growing the client base by developing new service offerings with a view to attracting HNW and UHNW clients

Therefore, you must be business development focused, client facing and entrepreneurial to build and develop the Wealth Protection offering.

The successful candidate will work closely the Wealth Protection team together with the other Private Client Partners and more generally across the firm, to drive the business forwards. You will work as part of a driven and commercially successful leadership team and be able to mentor and oversee the work of junior Lawyers and help them to progress in their careers.

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