June 13, 2024

Commercial Litigation solicitor

The role:

In this role you will be dealing with a varied caseload across Commercial, Civil and Property Litigation.

This is an opportunity for you to join an award-winning, Legal 500 firm with a busy litigation department that will offer excellent growth opportunities. You will be taking over an extensive and varied workload in a busy department.  A strong commercial acumen is essential.  You will be expected to grow the department. 


  • You will be a confident and skilled litigator with ideally 2+ years PQE
  • To demonstrate excellent communication and strategy skills
  • A team player who enjoys working in a collaborative environment whilst also supporting other team members and other departments in the firm.
  • You will be required to promote the success of the firm both internally and externally

What’s on offer:

  • An above market rate salary dependant on experience
  • High quality workload with a high level of autonomy
  • An opportunity to work in a collegiate environment with a real focus on work-life balance
  • Genuine progression and training availability

Type of Work:

The type of work that you will be required to deal with are as follows:

  • Property Litigation
    • Boundary Disputes
    • Adverse Possession
    • Landlord and Tenant Disputes
      • Dilapidations Claims
      • Disputed Lease Renewals
      • Commercial and Residential Forfeiture Proceedings
      • CRAR
  • Business Disputes
    • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes
      • Quasi Partnership and Minority Shareholder Disputes
      • Derivatives Claims
  • Companies Act and Directors Duties Disputes
    • Breach of duty claims
  • Breach of Contract Claims
    • Supply of Goods
    • Construction Claims
    • Misrepresentation Claims
  • Insolvency Work
    • Bankruptcy
    • Winding Up and Liquidation
      • Section 217 ClaimsInsolvency Work
      • Defending section 339 and s423 IA claims
  • Debt recovery
  • TOLATA Claims

Experience in all the main areas of litigation is critical.

Pre-requisites :

      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
      • Ability and desire to grow client base to generate business for the firm
      • Able to hit the ground running and is able to deal with litigation matters from beginning to end with minimal supervision
      • Ability to meet fee earning targets
      • Excellent client communication skills
      • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and multi task

Desired Qualifications/Experience:

Minimum 2:1 degree and/or a Commendation from their LPC.

The ideal candidate must have trained and practiced in an established and reputable law firm. Ideal PQE 2+ years.

A willingness to learn and ability to follow instructions, take initiative and attention to detail is essential.

Candidates should have excellent communication skills.

Salary based on experience

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