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Team Administrator – ADM23

The role includes:

  • Executive PA level type support including booking travel, arranging client meetings, assisting with recruitment processes;
  • Credit control and assisting with client billing;
  • Client on-boarding / Anti-Money Laundering and assisting with risk management;
  • File closing / archiving;
  • Marketing support – managing client databases, monitoring the firm’s social media channels, arranging client and Team events; and
  • Managing office supplies/inventory and dealing with suppliers.

Specific Role Requirements:

  • Office based role;
  • Strong IT skills particularly Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Teams and Word;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Ability to think and plan strategically;
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills;
  • Work with honesty, integrity and be culturally sensitive; and
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

Benefits:

  • Working with some of the highest profile clients in world sport;
  • Rare opportunity to work within a highly desired sector, with a top rated firm in Chambers and Legal 500;
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth; and
  • Joining a friendly and supportive team.

Employment Lawyer – EMP22

The role includes:

  • Working within a growing team of employment law experts in a market-leading firm in the sports and media sectors;
  • High quality and interesting employment work;
  • Drafting service agreements for senior executives and employees including coaches, players and sporting directors;
  • Advising on employment issues across a number of sports, including the provision of support to other parts of the team including corporate, commercial and immigration;
  • Advising federations, leagues, clubs, players, athletes, agents in employment related disputes before a variety of dispute resolution forums including the Premier League’s Manager’s Arbitration Tribunal;
  • Opportunity to build on your skills through a rare opportunity to have a day to day involvement in a sought after sector; and
  • Involved in a widely varied caseload coupled with a unique opportunity to grow the employment work with the existing team.

Specific Role Requirements:

  • NQ to 3 years PQE (although we will consider outstanding candidates outside this range);
  • Legally qualified to practise as a solicitor in England & Wales;
  • Varied and extensive experience within employment law;
  • Both contentious and non-contentious employment experience is required;
  • Tribunal experience is desired; and
  • Experience advising on sports and media related matters is desirable, but not necessary.

Working with us

General Centrefield Requirements Applicable to All Roles

For each role, we are looking for candidates who satisfy the following criteria:

  • Excellent academics;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Language skills desirable;
  • Entrepreneurial mind-set to business development;
  • Experience in working collaboratively with colleagues;
  • Ability to think and plan strategically;
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and be able to work flexibly as some evening and weekend work may be required;
  • Excellent administrative and organisational skills;
  • Work with honesty, integrity and be culturally sensitive; and
  • Eligible to work in the UK.

Benefits:

  • Working with some of the highest profile clients in world sport;
  • Rare opportunity to work within a highly desired sector, with a top rated firm in Chambers and Legal 500;
  • Excellent opportunities for career growth;
  • Joining a friendly and supportive team; and
  • Flexible working opportunities.

Application process

Please send a detailed application, explaining which role you are applying for (please include the appropriate reference), why you would be suitable for the role and also include your CV by email to careers@centrefield.law or by post to Recruitment Partner, Centrefield LLP, 7 Constance Street, Knott Mill, Manchester M15 4JQ.

Centrefield is an Equal Opportunities organisation.