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Our client a well-respected law firm with is seeking to recruit a first-class commercial litigation solicitor (1-2PQE) looking for a challenging new role.


The Litigation / Dispute Resolution Department is thriving & on track for another record year.

The TEAM is handling a variety of important commercial disputes for diverse clients.

Litigation has been identified by senior management for future investment.

The TEAM deals with a broad range of disputes and has significant expertise in resolving complex commercial issues.

They focus on achieving the commercial objectives of clients, including minimizing risk and liability for costs at the outset of a dispute through to advising on the best strategy for securing the desired outcome, whether by way of litigation, negotiation or alternative dispute resolution.

The TEAM has substantial experience in all aspects of commercial dispute resolution and litigation, dealing with cases in every tier of the English court system from the County Court to the Supreme Court, together with domestic and international arbitration and other forms of alternative dispute resolution.

In addition, The TEAM has acted in many overseas cases and have managed large teams within such claims.


The ROLE will comprise a mixture of general commercial litigation work, including commercial contract disputes, professional negligence claims, and regulatory and civil fraud work.

An important part of this ROLE is providing direct support and assistance to Partners' in the TEAM, whilst also helping with the management and development of more junior fee earners and contributing more widely to the team and its growth.

Responsible for the day to day running of files to include, but not limited, to:

, Running and managing own files, delegating to trainees and paralegals;
, High Court and County Court Litigation as well as mediation and arbitration;
, Advocacy, from time to time;
, Drafting documents and assist in managing/manage the dispute resolution process;
, Supporting the partners on large and more complex matters as well as generating a caseload of your own;
, Interact directly with clients, manage their expectations and meet their deadlines.
, Prepare and present training to clients on various aspects of the law as directed.
, To be fully involved in marketing and business development in a client focused manner.
, Organise and maintain tidy and accurate files both in hard copy and electronically.
, Provide support to the other fee earners within the department.


The Group conducts litigation as well as international commercial arbitrations & it is anticipated that the successful individual will conduct both litigation & arbitration cases as well as insurance litigation and civil fraud & regulatory matters.

The TEAM expects litigation lawyers to build close & effective relationships with clients and to work collaboratively within the team.

But the members of the TEAM are not "just" fee earners: YOU will be expected to actively take part in business development & know how sharing.

If YOU have gained circa 2-5PQE within a respected City practice conducting a range of general commercial disputes, we are interested in hearing from YOU.

If you would like to speak with our retained Consultant Andrew Nelson in respect of this position or similar vacancies, or if you would like a discussion about your career or the market in general please do call us in the strictest confidence on the listed numbers / email.


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