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Reasons to choose Wilson Browne

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Why Us?

We have an almost unique niche in our market with a strong regional base, 6 offices, great clients, a heritage that goes back over 100 years and a reputation that others envy.

We are a firm with a vision and that vision starts with being a great place to work, no long commute, a proper work-life balance, varied and interesting clients, opportunities for development and career progression and a host of other benefits.

Applications

To apply for any of our vacancies, simply send  your CV to careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk

Our Commercial Law Teams

Our commercial law offering is both diverse and strong. We cover most areas of commercial law including Company &Commercial (often called “CoCo”), Commercial Litigation, Commercial Property and Employment. Within those broad heading lies a range of solutions.

Wilson Browne Solicitors are proud to have been named Northamptonshire Law Society’s Large Law Firm Of The Year for 2015/2016 and 2017/2018, 2019, 2021 and again in 2022 – pretty impressive!

Many of our business lawyers are recognised in the Legal 500 (a who’s who of the legal profession) and we pride ourselves in delivering commercial, cost-effective and practical advice to our clients.

With such a diverse range, we’re always looking for talented individuals of various experience and levels to join us.

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Current Vacancies

Commercial Property Junior Partner - Kettering

Tell me more about the role….

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced Commercial Property Solicitor to join our busy Legal 500 recognised team as a Junior Partner, based at our Kettering office.

You will have several years’ experience of handling your own caseload, supported by the four Partners and other members of the team.

You would be supervising and mentoring our more junior team members, to help develop their skills and expertise.

You will be confident in participating in business development activities and be ambitious to grow not only your own role but the team and firm as a whole.

This is a role where your voice will be heard, with genuine scope for a challenging but supported career.

Scope of work

You’ll have the opportunity to work on a wide range of property matters from leases to development sites and agricultural land and everything in between.

Like variety? You’ll love it here!

Requirements

  • Qualified solicitor with at least 8 years relevant experience in commercial property, working at Senior Associate/Junior Partner level.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Experience in mentoring and providing guidance to junior members of the team.
  • An appetite for business development.

A strong team ethic, a desire to make a difference, and a passion for working with a smile are essential!

Please contact careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk if you would like to find out more…

Commercial Property Solicitors - Kettering

Why you should join us at Wilson Browne?

It could be that you’re looking for more from life than an endless pile of casework.

It could be that you’re a ‘seize the day’ person who’s looking for an opportunity to shape their own destiny.

Or it could simply be that you’ve heard of us, and you relish the idea of being part of our award-winning team (repeatedly named as the Northamptonshire Law Society’s Law Firm of the Year!).

We are proud to have received numerous Law Society of England & Wales “Excellence” achievements.

The Role

The Commercial Property team are seeking qualified Solicitors or experienced Legal Executives to join their busy Legal 500 recognised team.

Ideally 2+ PQE (or with other suitable experience) and to be totally transparent we are recruiting for roles created by growth and to fill a gap left by a colleague relocating out to the area.

You’ll have the opportunity to work on a range of property matters, including leases, freehold property, and development deals, acting for SIPPS/SASS’s, corporates, and individuals, dealing with commercial lenders, through to dealing with Option Agreements, Promotion Agreements, and Overage to large developers. Like variety? You’ll love it here!

We are looking for people who can help to grow the team, whilst working on their own caseload and working towards (or at) Associate level. There is a career plan in place, and the opportunity to focus on niche areas as the team grows.

A strong team ethic, attention to detail, willingness to bring others on, a desire to make a difference and a passion for working with a smile are essential!

Tempted to find out more?

Please send us your current CV, salary, and expectations, by email to careers@wilsonbrowne.co.uk

Employment Solicitor/Associate/Senior Associate - Northampton

Tell me more about the role….

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced Employment Solicitor to join our team based at our Northampton office.

We are considering individuals with a range of experience but are ideally looking for someone who is 3 years PQE, up to Senior Associate level.

You will need to be competent at working independently, handling your own caseload from initial instruction through to completion, and providing guidance and mentoring to our more junior team members.

This is a role where your voice will be heard, with genuine scope for a challenging but supported career.

Responsibilities:

The successful candidate will undertake a diverse caseload incorporating contentious and non-contentious work for employer clients.

Wilson Browne acts for a diverse client base including SMEs, OMBs, and listed companies. In addition, we also act for employees.

No two days are the same… you could be working on anything from Settlement Agreements to providing corporate support for M&A work as well as the full range of employment matters including, but not limited to:

  • Assisting with Modern Slavery Act compliance,
  • Playing an integral advisory role with a variety of projects (including re-structuring, changing terms and conditions of employment, and large-scale redundancy exercises),
  • Providing strategic advice in connection with Boardroom/SMT disputes,
  • Providing ad hoc advice on operational HR matters,
  • Assisting with data protection compliance, and
  • Representing clients in employment tribunals.

This is a role that will grow with you, and you’ll also have the opportunity to work on projects in conjunction with our Corporate & Commercial, Commercial Litigation, and Commercial Property teams. (Most of our teams being recognised by Legal 500).

On top of that, you’ll have first-class support from our award-winning Marketing Team, to assist with business development opportunities.

Many of our current partners trained with the firm and progressed to Head of Team or Board member positions, so the opportunities really are there for promotion.

You’ll also be an integral part of the firm, potentially having a say in budgets, recruitment, input to marketing, business development, and the overall strategy for developing your chosen market.

So what are you waiting for? It’s a new year…maybe it’s time for a new you, new job!

Please note, that our PQE requirements are for guide purposes. If you have more or fewer years of experience than is specified, we would still love to hear from you!

Commercial Property Solicitor Associate/Senior Associate - Kettering

Tell me more about Wilson Browne Solicitors…

We are a firm with a vision and that vision starts with being a great place to work, a proper work-life balance, varied and interesting clients, opportunities for development and career progression, plus a host of other benefits.

As a strong regional firm, we have an almost unique niche in our market with 6 offices, great clients, a heritage that goes back over 100 years, and a reputation that others envy.

Tell me more about the role….

We have a fantastic opportunity for a talented and experienced Associate/ Senior Associate Commercial Property Solicitor to join our busy Legal 500 recognised team, based at our Kettering office.

You will be competent at working independently and handling your own caseload, supported by the Partners and other members of the team.

You would also be providing guidance and mentoring to our more junior team members, to help develop their skills and expertise.

However, at all levels, this is a role where your voice will be heard, with genuine scope for a challenging but supported career. There is a career plan in place, and the opportunity to focus on niche areas as the team grows.

Scope of work

You’ll have the opportunity to work on a range of property matters, including, but not limited to:

  • leases
  • freehold property
  • development land
  • agricultural property
  • acting for SIPPS/SASSs, corporates, individuals
  • dealing with commercial lenders
  • Option Agreements, Promotion Agreements, and Overage

And pretty much anything else you may come across in commercial property work.

Like variety? You’ll love it here!

Requirements

  • Qualified solicitor with at least 5 years of experience in commercial property, working at, or towards Associate / Senior Associate level.
  • Strong knowledge of commercial property law.
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage a caseload of complex matters and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.
  • Experience in mentoring and providing guidance to junior members of the team.
  • An appetite for business development.
  • A strong team ethic, attention to detail, a desire to make a difference, and
  • A passion for working with a smile is essential!

Many of our current partners trained with the firm and progressed to Head of Team or Board member positions, so the opportunities really are there for promotion.

You’ll also be an integral part of the firm, potentially having a say in budgets, recruitment, input to marketing, business development, and the overall strategy for developing your chosen market.

So what are you waiting for? It’s a new year…maybe it’s time for a new you, new job!

Please note, that our PQE requirements are for guide purposes. If you have more or fewer years of experience than is specified, we would still love to hear from you!