Commercial Litigation Solicitor - Leeds

Recruiter
JMC Legal
Location
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
Salary
£50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
12 Jan 2021
Closes
29 Jan 2021
Ref
BBBH26587
Contact
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This dynamic firm are going through substantial, organic growth and are looking for likeminded, commercially driven and entrepreneurial individuals who share an eye for detail and want to launch their career.

The Firm

This legal 500 and chambers ranked firm have a highly regarded reputation in and around the North West area. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are a well-known name in the local community.

Over recent years, the firm have grown organically and have appointed several heavy-hitting Lawyers. They continue to bolster their departments with key strategic hires, the firm has good growth planned over the next 24 months, which includes the opening of news offices.

The practice invests heavily into ensuring they are using and utilising the best technology available. They have good infrastructure and excellent support teams, all allowing fee earners to be as streamlined as possible, allowing you more time to focus on generating fee's and having more in the way of client contact.

The practice has a strong leadership team. They have a growing number of home-grown partners, which demonstrates well, their level of career development and investment. They have an excellent reputation for delivering industry leading training, which carries on throughout the duration of a Lawyers career. They also have outside organisations come into the firm to deliver training on a wide range of subject matters.

Partners in the firm are very accessible and it is commonplace to find NQ solicitors sitting side on side with partners. Often junior lawyers will deal with a complexity of work that places them ahead of their years of PQE. Everyone is encouraging to get involved with the firms marketing and networking events, they hold regular interesting events that staff of all levels will get involved in.

You will find that the firm prides itself on dealing with a high-quality of work. They believe in offering real value to clients matters and charging well for the work that they do. On the business side they often as an extension to the firm's business.

The firm believe in work-life balance and offer agile working, they house many working parents and offer work from home.

The Role

The firm are looking for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join their flourishing Leeds office in the heart of the City.

You will sit as part of the wider Commercial Litigation team, working on a varied and interesting caseload The type of work you will carry out on a day to day basis will include but is not limited to; banking & finance disputes, company & contract disputes, partnership & shareholder disputes, property and professional negligence.

You will be provided with the tools to develop your technical knowledge and contribute to the profitability of the Commercial Litigation team in a friendly and supportive environment.

This opportunity comes with excellent prospects for progression as it is a developing role to support the firm's growing Commercial Litigation caseload; senior positions at the firm are well within reach for the right candidate.

Requirements

  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with at least five years PQE
  • You will have a strong technical knowledge and good communication skills
  • You will have good experience of dealing with large settlements
  • You will have strong business development capabilities

Remuneration

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and bonus scheme

This will be a fantastic hands-on, Commercial Litigation Solicitor role where you will get experience ahead of your years in this entrepreneurial and dynamic firm in the heart of Leeds.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.