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    About Paul Burgin

    Paul Burgin

    Managing Director

    Having first worked in the hotel and restaurant management industry, Paul is no stranger to a rapid, sometimes gruelling work environment. He maintains that the key to success in any marketplace is having the right attitude and a comprehension of exactly what each customer and client needs. 

    After making the decision to move into a legal recruitment position with a prominent firm, Paul began to grow dissatisfied with the impersonal methods employed to secure business. Candidates approaching recruitment firms as individuals were looking for guidance, not someone to lump them with a hundred similar applicants, only to be scattered to a range of firms that their skillset may not be remotely suited for.

    This is when Paul decided to marry his skill for personal relations with his genuine desire to give candidates and clients the guidance they needed. He created Hunters Legal, a recruitment service that invests its time and energy equally into candidates as well as clients, ensuring that those who are searching for an upgrade in their career, or a change of pace, can have a personal, tailored service guaranteed to prioritise their ambition within the legal industry. 

    Paul prides himself on his willingness to sit down and listen to the specific needs and desires of every client that approaches Hunters Legal. He has years of experience, along with an unparalleled drive to ensure client satisfaction; he is the person you want at your back, as a guide and motivator, until you have found the right fit for you. 

    Contact Paul directly via telephone or email to work with him on your journey towards a brighter, more rewarding career. 
     

     
     
     

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    Property Litigation Solicitor - Kent

    £45,000 - £55,000 ­ Kent

    Top tier firm with offices in London and Kent are seeking a Property Litigation Solicitor to join the team and take on an interesting and varied case load. 

    The Firm

    The firm is a leading legal 500 firm with offices in Kent and London. They welcome like-minded colleagues who share their commitment to quality and client service and can contribute to their culture. 

    The team

    The team undertakes a broad range of contentious and advisory property work for some of the leading property investment companies in the UK, major developers, and clients in a wide range of sectors including retail, leisure, government, infrastructure, utilities, financial, healthcare and charities, as well as for high net worth individuals. They can therefore offer the successful candidate a varied and interesting caseload.

    The Role

    They are looking for an Associate Solicitor (0-5 PQE) to join their Property Dispute Resolution team based in Kent.

    The Candidate

    The firm’s ideal candidate should have experience from a reputable firm, have good client management skills and be able to work with a team delivering a first class service to a diverse range of clients.

    Salary reviewed annually in May. There will be five weeks holiday pa. In addition, other benefits will be available after a suitable qualifying period: a contributory pension scheme, free private medical care; free life assurance and free life cover. 

    Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com

    Residential Property Solicitor Fixed Term Contract - London

    A Leading London law firm are seeking a Solicitor to join their renowned Residential Property Department on a 12 month Fixed Term Contract.

    The Firm

    Our client is a London based law firm which delivers exceptional legal results to its clients who are principally from the real estate and private wealth sectors. Whatever their client's objectives, they take a collaborative approach to find solutions tailored to the client's specific needs. They believe their engaged and friendly manner, combined with the delivery of concise, clear and commercially led advice helps to build long lasting relationships with their clients. The firm has 61 partners and over 300 members of staff.

    Whilst they work hard, they believe in a proper work/life balance and try hard to make sure that working there is enjoyable. An active Social Committee organises events throughout the year including sporting matches in the summer.

    The team

    With one of the largest dedicated Residential Property teams in the country they act for clients on all aspects of their property requirements. Their emphasis is on providing a client-focused service giving practical, relevant, and technically accurate advice.

    Their expertise also covers the development, marketing, and subsequent sales of central London residential assets. Built over many years and as a result of our long-term involvement in high value and high profile schemes in Central London and in prime areas across the UK, they have established relationships with the key property agents.

    The Role

    They are now seeking a solicitor for their renowned Residential Property department. This is a maternity cover position for up to 12 months. You will ideally have 3 – 5 years PQE. The majority of the role will focus on residential development matters.

    They offer competitive salaries as well as a full range of benefits including, a contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, private medical care, life insurance, employee assistance programme, season ticket loan and subsidised gym membership.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com

    Property Litigation Solicitor - London

    A Property Litigation Solicitor is required for a Top-40 City-Led International law firm.

    The Firm

    The firm is a City-led, international and national law firm with over 130 partners and 830 staff. With offices across the UK, Middle East and Far East, they provide a full-service integrated offering.

    They are a top 40 UK law firm with a turnover in excess of £100m, and their legal directories-recognised national property litigation team comprises over 30 lawyers. The department act for a wide range of corporates, investors and asset management companies, retailers, residential landlords and individuals and boasts particular expertise in the commercial landlord and tenant, retail and leisure, development, and insolvency sectors. They benefit from working closely with their market leading Real Estate department and also generate a lot of work from their own clients and contacts.

    The Role

    This role will offer opportunities to work autonomously, with support from the team.  It will focus on providing a first class service to clients, proactive marketing / profile-raising and exceptional client management.  The successful candidate will have a clear track forward, will be well supported at Partner level and by other fee-earners, and will be joining a highly collaborative and collegiate culture.

    You will manage a range of work involving:

    • Commercial landlord and tenant, disputes concerning property contracts, property insolvency, residential landlord and tenant, rights of way, adverse possession, restrictive covenants and dilapidations:
    • Building and maintaining effective relationships with clients and market intermediaries
    • Proactive participation in individual, team and office based business development initiatives
    • Participation in firm-wide and departmental meetings, training sessions and social events
    • Delegating client work effectively to more junior fee-earners as appropriate
    • Contributing effectively to department and firm wide performance goals
    • Ensuring files are managed in compliance with Lexcel procedures.

    The Candidate

    You must be a qualified solicitor with a minimum of 4 years PQE across a whole range of commercial property litigation experience or equally they would consider applications from those who could contribute more experience to the team.

    Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com

    Senior Employment Solicitor - London

    An excellent opportunity is on offer for a dedicated employment solicitor to run their own department at a growing City firm.

    The Firm

    Over the last ten years of strong and sustained growth, their determination to employ, develop and retain the best, most ambitious, bright and hardworking lawyers has benefited their clients as much as themselves.

    From their base in the City of London, and with a network of professional connections across the world, they bring their clients the benefits of their uniquely progressive, approachable and highly disciplined approach to law.

    The firm have devised three core principles:

    • They maintain a supportive and collaborative approach in everything they do. Communicating openly, welcoming feedback and sharing knowledge and ideas to deliver the best results for their clients.

    • They are always looking to achieve more, embracing new ideas, welcoming creative thought and taking the initiative to understand their clients’ affairs and goals from the outset.

    • The firm strive for excellence in their work, continuously keeping up to date with their knowledge base and expertise and applying insight and pragmatism to achieve the absolute best results for their clients.

    The Role

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Employment Solicitor to join their Legal 500 Leading law firm based in the City of London. The role will offer the right candidate a path towards eventually becoming head of their small but growing employment team at FD.  It is a role in which you will be heavily involved in the strategic development of the department, building lasting relationships with the firm's client base and exploring new opportunities using your own contacts and that of the firm.

    The role will involve a mix of tribunal and corporate support plus reviewing and amending employment contracts and consultancy contracts, reviewing HR policies and staff handbooks, advising on HR matters including performance management, absence management, disciplinary processes, grievance processes and procedures, equality act matters, and anti-compete issues.

    The Ideal Candidate

    A minimum of six years’ experience as an Employment Solicitor. The candidate should be comfortable with managing your own caseload, generating work and developing a department.

    Salary and Benefits

    • Competitive salary
    • Generous benefits package
    • Flexible working/Part time considered
    • Clear career progression prospects
    • Friendly and collegiate team

    Please don't hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com

    Residential Property Solicitor or Legal Executive - London

    An exceptional London based law firm are seeking a Residential Property Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their team in London and provide hands-on transactional fee-earning.

    The Firm

    Our client is an exceptional and dynamic law firm with a focused and supportive culture. The firm has its origins in the merger in 2002 of two established and successful London law practices.

    They are a commercial law firm focused on providing the highest quality legal advice.  Over two decades they have earned the loyalty of some of the most respected international companies and private individuals who retain them as their trusted lawyers because of their highly personal, practical and timely advice.

    Their principal areas of expertise are corporate and commercial, real estate, dispute resolution, employment and immigration.

    The Team

    The team provides conveyancing services across the residential spectrum. The firm is on the panel of all high street lenders and has close ties with a large number of overseas and private banks.

    They have a network of trusted advisers who can deal with surveys, tax and other associated conveyancing matters.

    The Role

    They are currently seeking a Property Solicitor or Legal Executive to join their team in London. The successful candidate will be available to provide hands-on transactional fee-earning within the department – initially working from home with supervision and support from key partners withing the team. The role requires someone who has a genuine passion for high-quality property law and can demonstrate good academics.

    The Candidate

    You must have good organisational skills and demonstrate attention to detail.

    Salary £45,000 - £60,000 (dependent on experience)

    Please don't hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com

    Family Solicitor - Norwich

    A leading law firm requires a mid-level motivated and experienced solicitor to join their Family team in Norwich.

    The Firm

    Our client is a highly regarded full-service law firm covering business, individual, and injury legal claims, acting for clients from 4 offices throughout East Anglia and beyond.

    They have one of the largest family law departments in the region with offices in Norwich, Cambridge, Ipswich and Bury St Edmunds.

    Their family solicitors are recognised for their expertise in divorce, financial settlement and children law including international child abduction.

    The Role

    They are looking for a Solicitor to join their team in Norwich to assist in the delivery of family services to their clients. You will manage your own caseload and work with senior colleagues, when required, and where appropriate, on more complex matters to gain knowledge and experience. You will be required to use your initiative to actively progress matters as appropriate.

    This is a client-facing role and you will deal with new inquiries, conducting their free initial meetings with potential clients. You will also conduct meetings and interviews with clients to assess legal issues and provide accurate and comprehensive advice accordingly.

    The Candidate

    Ideally you will have a minimum of four years of post-qualification experience and experience of working in a similar environment.

    Please don't hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or Paul@hunterslegal.com