Corporate - Sports & Media
4-8 yrs PQE
Cambridge, Chelmsford or Bishop's Stortford
Competitive + Excellent Benefits Package
Due to increased client demand, Tees Law is offering the opportunity for a Senior Associate or Associate to join their growing Sports and Media team.
The team is interested in candidates with expertise in, and familiarity with sports governance and related corporate matters. This role would, in particular, suit a corporate solicitor looking to grow their career and reputation in the sports sector.
The role can be located in Cambridge, Bishop’s Stortford or Chelmsford and may be attractive to a candidate looking to relocate from London.
The primary purpose of this role is to provide corporate and governance advice to a range of sports clients, including International Federations, National Governing Bodies and professional clubs and teams across a range of sports. The candidate will also be required to support the team with business development activity as it continues to grow its sports law practice.
The position sits within the Corporate Department at Tees, and the candidate will also be required to lead on general corporate work, primarily for SMEs, start-ups and spin out companies, and family-owned businesses.
The role will require the management of a complex mixed caseload of client matters, providing high quality, pro-active legal advice which meets client needs.
This role will also have line management responsibility for one lawyer together with monitoring and supporting junior members of the team, delegating work as appropriate to maximise overall contribution and performance.
Tees is looking for a highly driven and motivated candidate who will thrive on the challenge of growing the firm’s sports law practice, as well as approaching the provision of legal services differently. The successful candidate will have:
As a guide, this role would be most suitable for a qualified lawyer with around four to eight years’ post qualification experience, whether gained in a law firm and/or in-house.
The following experience would be an asset:
If you are ambitious, driven, and want to work with a company focused on helping give the clients a better future, then you are aligned in Tees' aim to achieve that and empower you to be your absolute best. You will have a blended working schedule, giving you the freedom to arrange your days to benefit your commitments - in and out of the office. You will also receive access to a discount platform with a variety of perks, that caters to your individual needs. Tees understands that both the big and small details are important and believe that rewarding staff for their contributions and investing in their future is vital to the growth of the firm. Benefits include:
LawInSport Recruitment has been retained as exclusive agents for this position. All unsolicited, third party introductions will be forwarded directly to our team.
To apply for this position please send your updated CV and covering letter to email@example.com or click apply at the top of the page. The closing date is 31st October, 2022.
Tees is an equal opportunity employer, and especially encourages individuals with a disability and members of minority groups to apply.
All applications will be considered, however, please note that due to the large number of applications we receive, we are unable to give individual feedback, and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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