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Business Development Executive

Peters & Peters is a top ranked specialist firm in London. We are renowned for our work in business crime and civil litigation and have an impressive, global client base. We pride ourselves on our culture and the quality of our people.

The firm works with both corporates and individuals and provides advice to regulators, governing bodies and governments from across the globe. Our work is often very high profile and can involve both civil and criminal proceedings.

The firm was named “Sanctions Law Firm of the Year, Europe” 2015, and one of the most innovative law firms in the corporate and commercial category in the Financial Times Innovative Lawyers Report 2014. We’ve previously been named “Niche Firm of the Year” at The Lawyer Awards.

We’re in an exciting phase of our evolution and are looking to bolster our team with the addition of a new Business Development Executive who can help us deliver our plans for growth.

The role

The Business Development Executive will report to the BD Director and play a leading role in implementing the marketing and business development plans which play a crucial role in delivering the goals set out in our business strategy.

This role will cover every aspect of the marketing and BD mix. Our market led campaigns will require the use of e-marketing, web management, the creation of on and offline content and event management as well as on-going research and analysis.

The firm has a broad referrer network with whom good relationships are vital and the planning and management of seminars and events are a key skill for this role. The firm’s CRM system will play a vital role in the management of our BD campaigns and its use will be overseen by the BD Executive.

The person

You should have some, but not necessarily all of the following skills and experience;

  • Minimum of 2 years in a marketing role in the legal industry
  • CIM qualified, studying towards CIM or willing to work towards qualification.
  • Experience of CRM systems (InterAction is used at the firm).
  • Experience in managing and tracking digital/social media.
  • Planned, managed and delivered events for 20-50 people.

You should have the following traits;

  • Confidence
  • Tenacity
  • Great communications skills
  • A creative approach to turning ideas into reality.

The salary level will be dependent on experience. Benefits include: 25 days paid holiday a year; pension contributions; health insurance; interest free season ticket loan; and subsidised gym membership.

Please send your CV and covering letter to Nikki Leatherland, Head of HR: nleatherland@petersandpeters.com

Peters and Peters champions diversity and inclusiveness.

Our experienced business support teams provide a secure and efficient environment, in which the legal teams can work effectively.

Working in a dynamic environment, with the best possible tools, we aim to ensure that we provide a seamless service to all of our clients.

Business Support Teams

  • Human Resources (HR)
  • Finance
  • Information Technology (IT)
  • Business Development (BD)
  • Secretarial
  • Reception
  • General Office

These different areas offer a range of exciting opportunities for developing a successful career in a legal environment. We are  committed to training and developing all employees and to helping everyone realise their full potential. This may be through on-the-job training and guidance or by external training leading to professional qualifications where a business case has been presented and approved.


In addition to your salary, we offer a generous benefits package which includes:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Life assurance (4 x salary)
  • Free eye test and annual flu jab
  • Private medical insurance (BUPA)
  • Subsidised health club membership
  • Employee assistance (confidential telephone counselling service)

We are a friendly and sociable firm with many social activities taking place each year. These include parties, drinks and lunches as well as sporting activities such as football and netball. We run a range of clubs and have regular theatre, film and art gallery outings. We also engage in CSR (corporate social responsibility) activities and are currently raising funds for our chosen charitable cause, please click here to read more. Recent fundraising events have included a sky dive, abseil, dress-down days, CSR breakfasts and cake bakes. All staff are encouraged to get involved.

Peters & Peters Solicitors LLP champions diversity and inclusiveness. Please complete the attached Equality and Diversity Monitoring Form and send this with your application.

Please let us know if you will require us to make any reasonable adjustments, should you be invited to attend an interview.

You can contact our HR department on +44 (0)20 7822 7777.