Commercial Litigation Solicitor


  • £60000 - £70000 per annum
  • Birmingham
  • Posted: 06/12/2023
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215294239

Job Details

A leading national law firm with offices based in Cardiff are looking to appoint a Commercial Litigation Solicitor into their team. Ideally you will be between 5 – 8 PQE and may already be based in South Wales or looking to relocate back to the area. On offer is a starting salary circa £65,000 DOE and extensive benefits. On offer for the right candidate is hybrid / flexible working, the chance to join a really great time with a number of the Partners being ranked in Legal 500 and a great quality of work. This firm put their clients first, second and third and there will be plenty of opportunity to work in an advisory capacity with the clients. To apply or to register your interest please call Penny on 0121 454 1004 and quote Job Ref: 3059

JOB TITLE: Commercial Litigation Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 2+ PQE
LOCATION: Birmingham
SALARY: Starting Salary circa £65,000

THE ROLE:
This leading national law firm is looking for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to play an active role in the development of the commercial litigation department. This is an opportunity where your input dictates your success. The firm are increasingly busy and are looking to hire a junior but highly skilled Commercial Litigator into their team. The caseload will comprise of all aspects of commercial litigation including shareholder disputes, contentious probate, building disputes, professional negligence disputes and partnership disputes. Working directly alongside the partner this is a good role for someone ambitious and driven and keen to progress their career.

THE CANDIDATE:
The successful Commercial Litigation Solicitor will ideally have a genuine passion for Commercial Litigation and have some working knowledge of all aspects of commercial litigation. You will have ideally have experience within either a leading national or regional law firm and will be looking for a change in direction to join a firm who are committed to the development of your career. You will have handled a mixed caseload of commercial litigation matters and will have a strong network of contacts within the regional market who will instruct you on future matters. You will be keen to business develop and market in the local area. The Solicitor should be able to demonstrate proven experience in the full litigation process and ideally will have had experience advising UK and international corporations, governments and high net worth individuals. The Solicitor will work on all part of the litigation process including disclosure, case management, drafting witness statements and attending trial. In addition, the Solicitor will partake in settlement, including informal settlements meetings, arbitration and mediation. Candidates who have acquired some experience within contentious probate should also be encouraged to apply.

THE FIRM:
The firm is a leading practice who is well established in the South Wales market. The Partners have all come from leading regional law firms where they became frustrated with an inability to drive their careers forward. The firm offer an excellent quality of work along with a good work life balance. Careers are taken seriously as is a genuine commitment to delivering excellent client service. They attract an exceptionally high quality calibre of clients and instructions meaning this role offers the appointed Commercial Litigation Solicitor the opportunity for development opportunities and rapid career progression. Also on offer here is an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package

SALARY AND BENEFITS
Excellent starting salary with an extensive benefits package.

YOUR CONSULTANT:
Penny’s aim is to give candidates and clients the best level of service professionally possible, taking into account not only their professional legal ambitions but also any personal circumstances. Penny’s role is to help people make the best career decisions helping them to personally progress and take the next step in the career ladder. With over 18 years legal recruitment experience and a strong network of connections Penny is well placed to assist you in your next move.

HOW TO APPLY:
Contact Penny Trotman at eNL on 0121 454 1004 or email penny.trotman@enllegal.co.uk with your CV, or simply call for a confidential discussion. eNL will never share your CV with a third party without your express permission. As part of our candidate care process, we aim to respond to all applications in 7 days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale, your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

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