Head of Litigation

Recruiter
JMC Legal.
Location
England, London, West End
Salary
£80000 - £95000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted
11 Nov 2021
Closes
09 Dec 2021
Ref
BBBH33277
Contact
Jonny Dickens
Job Title
Head of Department
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Litigation - This cutting edge, well-regarded firm handle an excellent quality of work, and you will find a friendly, family feel throughout the practice.
You will be a Solicitor or Partner with circa 5 years PQE, looking to take the step up to Head of Litigation.

The firm

This firm is very similar in style to a West End practice. They have an excellent client base of HNW individuals and businesses, and a growing proportion of their work has an international element; the practice rests close to Knightsbridge, London.

The firm has been established 15+ years and have grown year on year, with a current headcount of over 50 members of staff. They have a history of attracting lawyers out of the city who are looking to retain a high quality of work but want better work-life balance, progression, and prospects. You will find that they punch above their weight and is somewhere that you have genuine prospects to progress further in your career.

The firm is dynamic, innovative, and quick to adapt to changing market trends. The team has a friendly, supportive, and progressive culture which has allowed them to have an excellent staff retention rate for many years.

The Role

This firm is looking to hire a Head of Litigation into their flourishing London office.

Joining a highly successful department, the team are cutting-edge, ahead of the curve, and offer real value to the matters they deal with. They have an established client base and are looking for someone to further develop and grow the department.
This role encompasses a range of responsibilities, focussing on managing a team, learning how the business operates and feeding into strategic projects and business development - you will be expected to show a willingness to attend marketing and networking events.
You will be joining a well-established team consisting of 2 partners, 2 assistant solicitors, 1 paralegal and a consultant solicitor. They deal with a broad range of work including: Partnership & Shareholder Disputes, Employment Disputes, Contractual Disputes, Director Disqualification Proceedings, Property & Construction Litigation, Insolvency & Restructuring and Landlord and Tenant matters. They also deal with Private Wealth & Contested Probate, Property Fraud & Identity Theft, Professional Negligence and International Litigation & Arbitration Commercial Construction.
You will be given a great level of support from the Partners within the firm.

Requirements

  • You will be a Senior Litigation Solicitor / Partner 6 years+ PQE or current Head of Litigation
  • You will have excellent technical knowledge and strong commercial awareness
  • Proven business development experience and preferably a portable client following
  • You will be the type of candidate who can think commercially and spot business opportunities
  • You will enjoy as working in part of a modern, collegiate environment


This is an excellent opportunity for a Litigation Solicitor / Partner to join a modern and established firm in London and take that step up into leading a department.

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

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