18 Jun, 2024

Office Team Leader - Basildon

  • Birkett Long
  • Basildon, UK
Full time Lawyer Solicitor Marketing & Business Development

Job Description

Are you a strong commercial leader looking for your next challenge? Are you seeking Partnership through evidencing the ability to lead a team within an innovative and forward thinking business priding themselves on their continued growth and recognising and rewarding colleagues? The firm is seeking to appoint a leader to grow our Basildon office- to build, develop and retain a team to deliver a service level, second to none, with profitable results for the business.

The Firm

Based in Essex, with offices in Chelmsford, Basildon and Colchester, Birkett Long focuses on people – our clients, our employees, our business partners and those in our local communities.

We are a modern thinking Legal 500 law firm and this is an ideal opportunity to join a successful and thriving practice. 

The Role

This is a unique opportunity, ideally for a 5+ year  Solicitor, who ideally has experience of developing and managing a team, to shape and drive success in our Basildon office. We would also consider a candidate with business development experience in the professional services arena.

The position is full-time and, there will be the opportunity for some working from home.

The Office

The office, strategically positioned just off the A127, is a 10-minute drive from Basildon railway station. This ensures easy access for clients and business partners, making it convenient for them to reach the office from Basildon, Southend, and the A127/A13/M25 corridors. The office is also positioned for a 35-minute commute to London (Fenchurch Street Station), further enhancing its accessibility.

The new office features a fantastic panoramic view, providing a spacious and inspiring environment for staff and visitors.

The Candidate

The successful candidate will be a current partner, senior associate or business development lead in the professional services arena with proven experience in leading and managing a team.

We welcome applications from prospective candidates who are committed to delivering exceptional client service, developing and maintaining professional relationships and those who can actively lead a team of colleagues in line with the Firm’s objectives.

You will have the ability to lead and manage a professional services team, delivering excellent client and team communication skills, and able to demonstrate  a proven track record of success and a desire to play a key role in the future development of the team. You will lead the office’s Business Development & Marketing initiatives (BDM), with support from the members of the team and our dedicated BDM  team. 
This role is an excellent opportunity for progression. The candidate will be well supported in their personal development.

Birkett Long offers a competitive package, details of which can be found here what do we offer? - Birkett Long Solicitors

Staff Type

Legal Staff


PQE 5, PQE 6-9, PQE 10+

Competitive Salary




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