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We are growing our Financial Services practice and have a unique opportunity for an experienced senior lawyer/partner to join us in a partner role, to collaborate and work alongside our incumbent partner in order to rapidly build and grow the team.
We are looking for someone who has the network, contacts and clients to hit the ground running. You might already be in a partner role or looking for a step up.
Harper James is a national commercial law firm designed to support entrepreneurial businesses from start-up to exit. We aspire to disrupt the model for which legal services are provided to businesses. The firm’s innovative approach to delivering highly tailored and accessible legal advice is considered genuinely different to the establishment.
Harper James was founded in 2014 and continues to grow at c40%+ year on year. Today we are more than 117 people, who will support more than 2500 businesses this financial year and will turnover around £13m. We expect to double in size over the next 3 years.
Our lawyers work on an employed and flexible basis, working remotely with access to meeting space in Birmingham, Cambridge, London, Manchester, Oxford and Sheffield.
We work really hard to ensure our lawyers still feel part of a team so they can collaborate, share ideas and enjoy each other’s company. The remote set up allows people to work from wherever they want, to give people the flexibility they need, for whatever reason. We want people to feel that they belong to an ambitious company and that their contribution towards our growth is recognized individually and as a team.
This is a unique opportunity for an experienced and highly skilled Financial Services Solicitor to play a pivotal leadership role within our firm, driving our financial services practice to new heights. As a Partner, you will have a significant impact on our firm’s growth, reputation, and the clients we work with.
You’ll ideally have experience in building or growing a team or an interest in doing so. You will also have wide ranging Financial Services experience, ideally with some exposure to:-
We’d like to start the process by inviting you to an informal chat with our Head of Talent Acquisition, Leah Horwood. Be assured that all conversations are confidential and we will act discreetly throughout the process.
Please complete the application form using the link below.
Our commercial lawyers are based in or close to major cities across the UK, providing expert legal advice to clients both locally and nationally.
We mainly work remotely, so we can work with you wherever you are. But we can arrange face-to-face meeting at our offices or a location of your choosing.