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  • Advert Title Partner- Corporate & Commercial
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    About the Role

    A rare opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Partner to join our growing Corporate and Commercial team, taking the lead in our Oxford office. Building on a solid base and capitalising on our recent merger, you will spearhead the development of a strong Corporate and Commercial practice in the Oxford and Thames Valley area. You will need to have an enthusiastic approach to business development and relationship building, as well as the ability to coach and mentor more junior members of the team.

    Responsibilities of the Role

    • To grow, develop and manage Corporate and Commercial work within the Oxford office with an aim to build and grow the business whilst maintaining a consistent level of excellent client service.

    • Act as a senior lawyer for the clients’ or practice area’s most challenging matters, manging and supervising client work.

    • Input into Corporate Department Business Development plans and take responsibility for leading the promotion of the Oxfordshire and Thames Valley plan.

    • Lead on the generation of marketing literature based on changes in the law, market trends or other relevant material that attract new opportunities. Involvement in pitch teams and leads on pitches for Oxfordshire/ Thames Valley work.

    • Grow as a leader of the firm through making strategic contributions to the department & create positive working relationships with others across the firm.  Quickly build a strong internal network to enable effective leverage.

    • Lead & manage performance and development of self and others to drive excellent results.

    • Align personal contribution & activities with wider business objectives & the success of the firm.

    • Manage business processes effectively – analysing management information, & working with others to define & implement business improvements & change.

    About You

    • Senior lawyer with substantial experience within Corporate and Commercial law within a mid-tier firm

    • Solid client following and connections to the Oxfordshire/ Thames Valley region

    • Clear business plan for growth of corporate and commercial work in the Oxfordshire/ Thames Valley region.

    • Strong experience of growing and developing Corporate and Commercial work

    • Leads by Example- Is a role model for living WK Values and provides clarity for others about current and future business direction

    • Has positive impact and Influence- Has excellent interpersonal and communication skills, builds strong internal and external relationships

    • Manages Performance and Contribution- Able to optimise the talent, expertise and experience of team members in meeting organisational and individual objectives

    • Coaches and Develops Others- Plays an active part in nurturing and developing people, has a positive expectation of others’ ability to learn grow and develop

    • Manages Change and Ambiguity- Responds positively to new and changing requirements, supports and inspires others through change

    • Focuses on Innovation and Developing the Brand and Business- Demonstrates creative thinking keeping the client at the heart of ideas and innovates to grow the business.

    About Us

    Royds Withy King is a full service UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, specialist personal injury and clinical negligence practices.  We have the combined expertise of 450 staff across our offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Wiltshire.

    We are a passionate and growing firm that strives to be specialists in our field and put client relationships at the core of everything we do. We use our experience across the full range of commercial and private law sectors to put our clients ahead of the curve.

    And our strongest advocates are our people; it’s the way they relate to our clients and the way they do business. We are proud to have been ranked as a 'Sunday Times Top 100 Best Mid-Size Company to Work For' for the last three years.

    Why Join Us?

    Royds Withy King are proud to be an Employer of Choice. With key offices in Bath, Oxford, London and Swindon we are actively growing our practices. If you join Royds Withy King "For Your Career" we will help to develop personally and professionally through on the job training and an opportunity to learn more about your area. 

    We offer a fantastic range of benefits including a competitive salary, 26.5 days holiday per year, a great pension scheme and a whole host of other staff benefits. 

    If you are looking for an opportunity to work in a friendly and professional environment in a Law firm with prospects, then look no further!

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  • Location Oxford
  • Pay Info Dependent On Experience
  • Reference 72/16
  • Job Type Partner
  • Area of Practice Corporate Services
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