Job Description

Share Schemes and Employee Incentives Partner – Top UK firm

Job Type:

Location: London

Job Level: Partner

Our Top 40 law firm client has a highly regarded full-service offering and now seeks to further strengthen its share schemes and incentives group with an additional partner hire.

Our client is happy to consider existing partners and also talented senior lawyers on the cusp of partnership.

This is a really good opportunity for an established share schemes lawyer to bring additional skills to this team and with the potential to take on a significant leadership role over time. The team currently provide the breadth of share schemes and incentives advice to UK corporates and also international businesses. Given the full-service nature of the firm there is plenty of additional and supportive expertise in areas such as Employment & Pensions, Tax, Regulatory, Pensions and FS together with internal workflows coming out of sizeable transactional teams, not least corporate.

As a well-established firm our client has a significant number of historic client relationships across a broad range of sectors which will continue to keep this practice area busy with new instructions. Therefore, skill set (and profile) are going to be a much more important consideration than bringing your own relationships/following – although, good client handling skills will be crucial. You should also be willing to get involved in managing the team and show the energy and enthusiasm to drive the practice area forward.

Exceptional retention rates (for all levels at the firm) and a transparent compensation structure speak volumes for the collaborative and collegiate nature of this firm. You can be assured plenty of support from the partners as you bed in and a first-rate infrastructure, including an excellent associate body. This is a superb opportunity to join an impressive group of lawyers and progress your career at a very profitable and stable firm.

For more details, and in absolute confidence, please contact Andy at or on 020 3995 6818/07802 448 436

* Cayley Coughtrie is a recruitment consultancy specialising in legal recruitment primarily across London and the UK.

We are advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of our clients. It is our policy to respond to all applications which on paper meet our clients’ requirements within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond individually to everyone who applies. If we have not contacted you within five working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. This has no bearing on future applications and please feel free to apply for any other role you may see in the future which is relevant to your background and experience.

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