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Legal Sector Recruitment Specialists

Given the complexity of business decisions facing corporate senior management today, the recruitment of world-class legal professionals is critical for any organization.

Our Legal Search Practice focuses on executive recruitment for major corporations and financial institutions, and senior managers and partners for preeminent law firms.

Our executive search consultants bring a sophisticated understanding of the legal community and the corporate world as well as extensive senior-level executive search experience, to each assignment.

Clients turn to us for our invaluable knowledge and expertise, unequivocal advice and proven results. We have executive search and executive recruitment expertise in the following legal areas:

  • Corporate
  • Personal Injury
  • Finance
  • Governance, Ethics & Compliance
  • Insurance
  • Intellectual Property
  • Labor & Employment
  • Litigation
  • Restructuring
  • Securities and M&A
  • Tax

Please view our case studies to see examples of our executive search service and executive recruitment for the legal sector. Working closely with our clients, we have a wealth of knowledge, experience and executive search and executive recruitment skills in the legal sector.

To discuss your requirements further please contact George Woodward george.woodward@novoexec.com

 

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Current Roles

24 jobs found.

Novo has been retained to help a national law firm proactively build a partner level franchise network across England. This is an opportunity for experienced, entrepreneurial senior lawyers to build their own business with our client providing office space and all of the insurance, compliance, IT, marketing and accounting support to ensure the greatest possible success. This opportunity allows seasoned lawyers to work with total autonomy and to retain a far greater proportion of the fees generated than may normally be expected of an employed lawyer. Our client has 20…

Board Director/Partner

Legal Sector

multiple locations across England

Job Ref No: FranDir 2/17 MS

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Senior Associate / Fixed Share Partner Family

Salary: £70,000 to £90,000

Our client is a full-service practice with offices in Surrey and London. The firm works for a wide range of individual and business clients. Due to continued growth and expansion the practice is looking to recruit an experienced Family Solicitor for one of the company’s offices in Surrey. The company provides a broad range of services across family matters and has an established department. The role will provide someone with excellent career progression opportunities, the chance to run a Department and access to a highly impressive client base. It is expected that…

Board Director/Partner

Legal Sector

Surrey

Job Ref No: GW SnrAss

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Associate/Partner Private Client (Legal)

Salary: Base salary & package is flexible - dependant on experience

The Company  This fast growing south coast legal practice provides a full range of services for businesses and individuals. The practice is multi service orientated and is committed to delivering a personal and professionally-focused service to help clients make informed decisions and to complete their transactions as swiftly as possible.  The Requirement The practice is keen to recruit an experienced private client solicitor for one of their south coast offices - individuals could be based out of Brighton, Portsmouth or…

Legal Sector

Brighton, East Sussex (GB)

Job Ref No: GWLaw

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Associate Solicitor, Private Client (Legal)

Salary: Circa £65,000 + benefits (with flex)

The Company  This fast growing legal practice in Cirencester provides a full range of services for businesses and individuals. The practice is multi service orientated and is committed to delivering a personal and professionally-focused service to help clients make informed decisions and to complete their transactions as swiftly as possible.  The Requirement The practice is keen to recruit an experienced private client solicitor for their office in Cirencester, Gloucestershire.  Experience Ideally 5 years PQE + Broad wills, trusts and…

Manager/Team Leader

Legal Sector

Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Job Ref No: GWLaw

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Associate/Partner, Commercial Property (Legal)

Salary: Circa £65,000 + benefits (with flex)

The Company  This fast growing legal practice in Surrey provides a full range of services for businesses and individuals. The practice is multi service orientated and is committed to delivering a personal and professionally-focused service to help clients make informed decisions and to complete their transactions as swiftly as possible.  The Requirement The practice is keen to recruit an experienced commercial property solicitor for their office in Epsom.  Experience Ideally 5 years PQE + Broad commercial property experience…

Property/Facilities Management
Manager/Team Leader

Legal Sector

Surrey (GB)

Job Ref No: GWLaw

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Associate, Commercial Property (Legal)

Salary: Base salary & package is flexible - dependant on experience

The Company  This fast growing legal practice in Hertfordshire provides a full range of services for businesses and individuals. The practice is multi service orientated and is committed to delivering a personal and professionally-focused service to help clients make informed decisions and to complete their transactions as swiftly as possible.  The Requirement The practice is keen to recruit an experienced commercial property solicitor for their office in Hoddesden.  Experience Ideally 5 years PQE +  Broad commercial property experience…

Manager/Team Leader
Property/Facilities Management

Legal Sector

Hertfordshire (GB)

Job Ref No: GWLaw

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Partner, Renewable Energy

Salary: Six Figure Base + Benefits

Our client is one of the major firms of Solicitors in the southwest with significant presence in Devon and Cornwall. This successful firm is looking to recruit an ambitious and exceptional "Talent" in the Environmental field with a specialism in the renewable energy marketplace. As an Associate/Partner you will spearhead a national practice to mirror other disciplines where this has been achieved. Opportunity: This exciting role might appeal to someone prepared to relocate to a progressive and ambitious company in a part of the world well known for its abundance of…

Legal/Company Secretarial
Board Director/Partner

Legal Sector

Devon & Cornwall, UK

Job Ref No: EA-PTGWLaw

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Contracts Manager

Salary: £ Six Figure Package

Our client is a leading international consultancy and engineering company servicing a broad range of clients in the upstream Oil and Gas process industries. Operating on a global basis, our client prides itself on their truly multi-discipline capability and employ over 500 Engineers and Technologists. The Contracts Manager has the functional responsibility for the co-ordination of all commercial aspects of proposals and projects including contract negotiation, contract administration, management of contractual disputes, insurance claims and variations and commercial…

Legal/Company Secretarial
Manager/Team Leader

Legal Sector
Energy industrial
Construction and Property

London, UK

Job Ref No: EA-CM

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Commercial Property Lawyers

Salary: To £55,000

Our Client is a well established regional practice with offices across the county of Devon with a strong regional and national client base. They continue to grow organically and by acquisition and are looking to further strengthen their Senior Commercial Property Team with ideally the appointment of two experienced Commercial Property Lawyers. Candidates will immediately be working on a varied case-load of commercial property matters in an autonomous capacity. They will probably be seeking either a significant life-style change and be looking to relocate to the area,…

Legal Sector

Devon

Job Ref No: TL/novo/cpl

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Our clients are one of the top law firms in the Yorkshire and Humberside region. This well respected full service practice has enjoyed consistent annual growth over the last few years and as part of a strategy for further expansion there is the need to strengthen their Commercial Team with an experienced Commercial Property Lawyer. Candidates will ideally have between five and seven years experience (post qualification). They will have a broad-based commercial experience - typically incorporating business transfers as well as commercial property (ideally developed…

Property/Facilities Management
Legal/Company Secretarial
Manager/Team Leader

Legal Sector
Construction and Property

South Yorkshire

Job Ref No: EA-PP/09/06

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Corporate Solicitor

Salary: £100,000

Our client is one of the most respected firms in the region. They are a dynamic and progressive practice who are growing rapidly and are well positioned both technically and geographically to further capitalise upon the strong corporate activity along the South Coast. This is a key position for a commercially astute Corporate Solicitor, who is either at Associate or Partner level today. This will be dependant on their current firm/team/case-load. The successful candidate will possess significant local knowledge and experience and ideally will be able to bring some…

Legal/Company Secretarial
Manager/Team Leader

Legal Sector

South Coast

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Banking Assistant

Salary: Excellent

Our client is a top 50 City legal practice with offices in the United Kingdom and abroad. Recent growth within the London office has resulted in a need for talented individuals to join the banking team. Ideally they are looking to recruit candidates with a minimum of 1 year PQE. The role would require an understanding of non-contentious corporate banking work including loan agreements, security documents and inter-creditor arrangements The Group handles a wide variety of corporate banking and finance transactions for banks, non-bank lenders, corporate borrowers,…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Financial Services
Legal Sector

London

Job Ref No: B/L/001

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Partner - Legal Support Services

Salary: £70k package

Our client is a fast growing and well established property and construction consultancy providing a complete range of multi disciplinary services to their clients. With continued high levels of growth, an opportunity has arisen for someone to strengthen the Legal Support Services Division. The division provides a range of services for contentious and non-contentious construction issues including: • Claims Preparation • Expert Witness • Adjudication Management • Procurement Advice • Final Accounts Disputes • Delay Analysis…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Construction and Property
Legal Sector

South England

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Commercial Property Lawyer

Salary: £46,000 +

Leading commercial law firm Our client is a well established commercial law firm operating in the South-East. With offices in Thames Valley, London, Cardiff and Swansea and a highly rated team of lawyers, they are well positioned to serve a range of clients in a fast-moving marketplace. Having recently experienced rapid expansion within the Reading office the commercial property team is seeking to recruit high quality individuals. The Reading office requires two assistants with expertise and experience equivalent to 3-5 years PQE. The role is wide ranging but…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Reading

Job Ref No: CL/CP/001

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Private Client Assistant

Salary: Excellent

Leading City Legal Practice Our client is a top 50 City legal practice with offices in the United Kingdom and abroad. Recent growth within the Cheltenham office has resulted in a need for talented individuals to join the private client team. Ideally they are looking to recruit candidates with a minimum of 4 years PQE. The role would require an understanding of a broad range of private client issues including trust and tax work. The private client group consists of 8 partners and 21 fee earning staff. The group has always enjoyed a first class reputation in the…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Cheltenham

Job Ref No: C/B/001

This job has now been successfully concluded.

We are looking for an exceptional individual to fill the above role for a leading South Eastern Law Firm with Offices based both Woking and London. Established for over 150 years and with strong International links this is a key role for a top firm. Profile Strong leadership and management skills - able to manage motivate and develop colleagues throughout the organisation. Ideally they will also enjoy being in a high profile/marketing role. Strong business development - networking and client handling skills, able to manage time effectively between winning new clients…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

London

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Commercial Property Associate

Salary: Excellent

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Bristol

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Commercial Property Assistant

Salary: Excellent

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Bristol

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Commercial Property Lawyer

Salary: Excellent

Receiving universal commendation from peers for its breadth of practice and quality of people, Our client has the only Commercial Property team in the Southwest of England ranked in the top tier category by both the Legal 500 and Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession. Right at the top, this impressive Bristol group serves some wonderful blue-chip clients." (Chambers and Partners) The team covers the full spectrum of property development, property finance, property investment and corporate real estate work, including interesting specialisations in renewable energy, rail…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Bristol

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Commercial Property Lawyer

Salary: Excellent

Our client is one of the largest law firms in the South-West; housing over thirty partners across the three locations. Recent growth within the Exeter office has resulted in a need for talented individuals to join the property team. Ideally they are looking to recruit candidates with between 1-3 years PQE. The role would require an understanding of the commercial aspects of property transactions, development, landlord and tenant and investment work Of particular interest will be the diverse client base and the flexibility to work within a number of specialist…

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

South-West

Job Ref No: CP/E/001

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Senior Competition Lawyer

Salary: Excellent

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Bristol

Job Ref No: CP/E/001

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Corporate Finance Lawyer

Salary: Excellent

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Bristol

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Senior Employment Solicitor

Salary: Excellent

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

Portsmouth/Southampton

This job has now been successfully concluded.

Legal/Company Secretarial

Legal Sector

UK

Job Ref No: PT CCL

This job has now been successfully concluded.

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