Commercial Litigation Partner

JMC Legal.
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£80000 - £120000 per annum
07 Apr 2021
14 Apr 2021
Lucy Burt
Job Title
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation
PQE Level
10+, 8-10
Contract Type
Full Time

This top 100 firm has a different approach to the traditional private practice model. They have a fluid team structure allowing their partners to fee-earn, business develop and build their practice to its maximum potential.

The Firm

The firm has experienced significant growth over the last 24 months and has experienced a 50+% increase in revenue since 2018. With consistent growth since 2013, now is the time to join this heavy-hitting, commercially minded giant of a law firm.

The firm is a full-service law firm but has particular expertise across Real Estate, Dispute Resolution, Corporate and Private Client work.

They have a brilliant ethos which sees the client's services by entire teams of Lawyers and Partners rather than individuals, and they believe that collaboration releases untapped potential in their people. Their culture is one of positivity, enthusiasm and focused around the people that work there. They nurture legal talent and provide a career structure which is based on merit, without the usual confusing application process and box-ticking exercise

They also have a good structure in which they separate the senior management team from the fee earners so that Solicitors can focus on technical law rather than finance and management.

There are no glass ceilings here at all, with no earning limits and pointless pay grades which reward on a level of experience rather than taking into account the individual and the value they add to the firm.

About the Role

The firm is seeking to hire a new Commercial Litigation to join an ever-growing team which makes up a large chunk of the business in their Manchester office.

The firm is seeking to hire a new Commercial Litigation Partner to join an ever-growing Dispute Resolution team which makes up a large chunk of the business.

You will work on a diverse number of sectors for the firm's existing client base including HNW Shareholder disputes, Breach of contracts, Insolvency, Professional negligence and Legislation claims.

The Litigation department deals with an exceptional quality of work. The department has a leading reputation nationally for the quality of work with many Partners being ranked as "Leaders in their field". The department works across a broad range of industry sectors giving any new lateral addition a clear and smooth pathway to any client-base transition.

You will be at the forefront of a growing department alongside the other Partners. This would be an ideal step up for a candidate in a top-heavy department seeking a route to Partnership, or an existing partner who wishes to join a bench of heavy hitting 'rainmakers' in the litigation space.

You will work within a well-respected department, alongside a highly experienced team.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Lawyer with at least 8+ years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of experience)
  • Experience of managing a team is to advantage, but not essential
  • A portable client base of some degree isn't essential, but highly preferred
  • You will have a strong network of connections
  • Excellent client care skills are essential

What's on offer?

  • A highly competitive salary
  • Industry-leading benefits package
  • Excellent Partnership structure
  • Brilliant culture with a non-arrogant feel throughout the organisation
  • A unique firm structure unheard of in standard private practice opportunities

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Partner to join this forward-thinking firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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