Senior Partner(s) Position(s)

REF: 896592_1551108116

  • Position: Permanent
  • Salary: Not Disclosed
  • Location: Rest of Ulster

MCS Group is exclusively working with a major Law Firm seeking to open a commercial legal practice in Newry City.

Newry is home to several major corporates and is benefiting from a vibrant business community which it is believed will require access to locally obtainable, quality commercial legal advice. The firm is set to launch their new office but before they do they require the perfect person to join the business to spearhead the firm's entry to the market.

They are seeking a candidate who is experienced in Commercial Law and whilst the expectation is that they will have predominantly practiced in Northern Ireland, a track record of working on legal matters in the Republic of Ireland and GB will be an advantage.

The ideal candidate will be an entrepreneurial professional looking for a unique opportunity which will be the closest they can get to opening their own practice without incurring the financial risk of doing so.

They will be a qualified solicitor with at least 7-10 years PQE, and an ability to not just provide legal services but also be involved in business development and networking where required.

The appointed person will be given full autonomy to make decisions in the best interests of the office without interference.

However, with great power will come great responsibility, the future success of the office will rest with the successful candidate.

Whilst a high quality working environment and support network is a given in this role the remuneration will be also be commensurate with the expectations being demanded of the candidate in order to attract the highest calibre of person, the expectation is that the successful solicitor will receive 50% of their earnings for the firm.

The firm would also consider offering the position to as one or more part-time roles which may be an attractive proposition to solicitors seeking a flexible opportunity to enhance work-life balance.


  • Are you someone with the desire to be the boss?
  • Can you handle networking and business development?
  • Do you want to be part of a ground-breaking firm?

If the answer to these questions are Yes! Then you need to contact MCS Group today!

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please contact David McCallum, Legal Recruitment Specialist at MCS Group on 028 9023 5456 or send an up to date CV via the link provided.

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