Sports Solicitor

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Posted 30+ days ago
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£57,000 - 67,000
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Private Practice
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30+ days ago
Sports Solicitor | Tier 1 Ranked Firm | 1+ PQE | Leeds A major firm in Leeds is seeking a Sports Solicitor to bolster their well established practice. This role is offered full time on a permanent basis, with flexible working available. They are also happy to consider those not currently based in the Yorkshire region THE FIRM AND TEAM This market leading firm are a full service commercial law firm in the centre of Leeds. They complete work for a top quality client base and are widely regarded as one of the most successful UK practices. Their Sports team are well recognised for their expertise in the market and now seek to expand the team and strengthen their offering/ presence in the region. THE OPPORTUNITY The team advises on all areas of sport law including: - M&A in the sports sector (mainly football) - General corporate/finance advice to clubs including governance, restructuring and insolvency - Sponsorship agreements, supply, image rights, catering, content creation, merchandising and other general commercial arrangements - Sports regulatory issues - Disputes between players, managers, agents - Disciplinary matters and arbitrations The quality and complexity of the work you will undertake is high calibre and varied. Expect plentiful involvement on new, interesting and high value matters, with full backing of the available resources from such a high profile firm. This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Solicitor to further their experience with the highest quality work and take advantage of the genuine progression opportunities on offer. THE CANDIDATE - The candidate will be a qualified Solicitor with at least 1 years' PQE - A strong grounding in corporate and/or commercial law with a willingness to be involved in all aspects of the team's work - Technically excellent and track record of ensuring the provision of a high standard of client service - Strong academics and interpersonal skills THE BENEFITS - Fantastic remuneration package - Sociable working environment within a friendly and professional firm - High quality and varied workload - Agile working available If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us. If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career. For a full list of jobs you can also visit the BCL job search page. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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