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Incentives Senior Associate

Employer
Burges Salmon
Location
Bristol, Edinburgh or London
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
16 Jul 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors – Private Practice
Contract Type
Permanent
Practice Area
Employment & Pensions, Employee Benefits
Experience Level
5+ yrs PQE
Role Classification
Lawyer

Job Details

Looking for an opportunity to cast your net even wider?

At Burges Salmon, you'll work at the forefront of your field while collaborating with colleagues who are experts in theirs. You'll have access to top-calibre clients, with real responsibility and ownership from day one, as you make an impact on a global scale.

The Firm

Our working environment is professional yet progressive, where quality of work and quality of life go hand-in-hand. Our collaborative approach to how we do business is totally refreshing. It's what attracts some of the best legal minds in the industry and it's why our people love working here.

We are proud to have received an Investors in People - Platinum Accreditation and have recently been voted by our people as a RollOnFriday's ‘Best Firm to Work at 2024'.

And did you know our hybrid working model offers flexible working options too?

The Team

Our Employee Incentives and Private Capital practice is led by Nigel Watson, who joined Burges Salmon at the beginning of 2021 to grow and lead the team bringing with him extensive experience in all aspects of the design, implementation and operation of reward structures and equity incentive plans as well as advising remuneration committees on management incentive issues. We are already experiencing real momentum in this practice building on established client relationships, new businesses and associations with private equity firms.

Responsibilities

  • Building the Culture: Recognise your responsibility as a role model to play an active role in making Burges Salmon a great place to work. Help set the cultural tone, inspiring others through your actions. Support strategic proposals and help to embed change.
  • Delivering Results: Achieve your personal objectives. Understand business plans and assist their delivery by focusing your contribution accordingly, to align with overall priorities and implementing strategies that support their delivery. Plan, control and resource matters effectively, delegating wherever possible/appropriate and monitor delivery, managing any issues arising on matters you have personal or Matter Executive responsibility for.
  • Growing our People: Play an active role in the development of those you have responsibility for. Cement your standing as an ‘expert' in your chosen area / sector. Deepen technical know-how, commercial acumen and sector / market knowledge.
  • Developing our Business: Make a meaningful contribution to efforts to develop new client relationships. Take a lead role in the firm's efforts to protect and enhance existing client relationships. Identify opportunities to lead CRM activities, build you own network and cross-refer work where appropriate.

What you'll need

  • Relevant experience working on reward structures and equity incentive plans
  • Be a strong team player, with excellent interpersonal skills
  • Able to manage a complex and varied workload effectively
  • Be self-motivated and willing to learn
  • Experience of leading others to develop their skills and knowledge.
  • Experience of effective matter management and business development activities.
  • Must be a SRA or Law Society of Scotland registered lawyer

Benefits

Click here for a full overview of our brilliant reward package and find out more about the benefits of a legal career with Burges Salmon, here.

We're committed to finding the right person for this role and we're open to discussing flexible working, full time or part time working patterns.

It's important to us that our organisation represents the diverse community in which we operate and we encourage applications from people of all backgrounds and identities. As a Disability Confident employer we will provide a fully accessible recruitment process.

Get in touch!

If you would like to learn more about this opportunity, please contact Victoria Lewton - 0117 307 6942 - for an informal and confidential conversation.

Are you ready to swim against the tide as a future industry leader? Are you ready to make a leap? Make a splash…

Company

Standing with you. Ambitious for you.

Standing with you, we’re ambitious to provide the best service for you – and it’s ambition with purpose. 

In a rapidly changing world, our commitment to environmental sustainability, and our social, inclusion and diversity responsibilities, are central to that purpose – enabling us to support you with your own response to these opportunities.

We’re down-to-earth, straightforward and strategically switched-on. You benefit from our specialism in complex legal areas, along with market sector expertise that’s as deep as it is focused.

We’re always accessible, always responsive. Between you and us, there are no barriers. 

Above all, you’ll find our commercial edge is matched by a genuine caring culture – for you, for our people and for the wider communities around us.

It’s what makes us a law firm you can trust. One you’ll enjoy working with.  

Our vision

Our vision is to be the market-leading independent UK law firm that provides the best proposition for its people and its clients.

By focusing on the markets and areas of expertise where we have extensive knowledge and experience, we achieve the best outcomes for our clients, who range from large organisations, entrepreneurial businesses and public sector bodies, to individuals, families and their global wealth. We are trusted to help them with everything from their everyday legal needs to their business critical issues and all points in between.

  • UK-wide: We have lawyers who are qualified to work in all three legal jurisdictions in the UK – England & Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.
  • International: Across the world, we work with a select number of like-minded independent law firms – our Preferred Law Firm network.
Company info
Website
Telephone
+44 (0) 117 939 2000
Location
One Glass Wharf
Bristol
BS2 0ZX
United Kingdom

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