Legal Director - Commercial Litigation

JMC Legal
England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£60000 - £100000 per annum
01 Jan 2021
26 Jan 2021
James Wootton
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This firm has a reputation or nurturing and development legal talent, many of the firm's Partners started off as Paralegals and trainees. They have a staff retention rate that stands them apart from other firms which shows the investment and career opportunities they provide to their workforce.

The Firm

The firm has a rich heritage dating back over several decades with a truly international reach. What they have achieved in this time is extraordinary. From what was a single Partner firm, to now standing at several offices nationally. The firm is top tier and multi-award winning; they are also ranked highly in the legal 500 in the vast majority of their world class capabilities.

What really sets this firm apart in the market, is there ethical approach to legal services. They have an excellent reputation nationally for fighting for the rights of their clients, over the years they have worked on dozens of cases that have been headline worthy.

The practice has an excellent management team, Partners are accessible and junior staff are seated close to leaders in order to give the very best in training and career development.

The firm has developed incredibly strong relationships with their clients. They are a multi-service practice with very strong business and individual arms of the firm.

The Role

This is an exciting chance to join a team that has performed over and above expectations even during 2020 amidst the pandemic.

This makes for a rare opportunity to join in on the successful path this litigation team has carved.

You will work very closely with a heavy hitting litigation Partner; you'll have unprecedented exposure to the firm's clients and you will work directly and closely with the Head of Department making for an incredibly interesting workload.

The dispute's team handles a broad range of matters, all of which arise from their highly interesting client base.

They are a dynamic, market leading department are highly commended in the Legal 500 and Chambers for their dispute resolution work.

The team have big plans to grow over the next few years so this is an excellent time to join them and progress in the department.

The work is varied and as an example, will include, largescale fraud claims, asset recovery, banking & finance disputes, insurance disputes, aviation enforcement actions, director and shareholder disputes, insolvency litigation, trust disputes and warranty claims.



  • 6 Years + PQE (No upper limit on level of experience)
  • Qualified in England & Wales
  • Ability to analyse complex legal issues
  • Able to develop relationships with Partners, fee earners and staff at all levels

If this role could be of interest apply within for consideration or call for further information.