Commercial Litigation Solicitor
I am currently working with a top tier regional practice who are looking to appoint a commercial litigation associate solicitor into their South Wales office. This is a unique opportunity to join the leading law firm in South Wales and to work alongside a Partner on an exciting and varied caseload of work. On offer is a competitive starting salary and a clear career path which will give you a clear indication as to the timescales and expectations to achieve partnership.
JOB TITLE: Commercial Litigation Solicitor
PQE REQUIRED: 5+ PQE
LOCATION: South Wales
SALARY: Starting Salary circa £55,000 DOE
This leading national law firm is looking for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to play an active role in the development of the commercial litigation department. This is an opportunity where your input dictates your success. The firm are increasingly busy and are looking to hire a junior but highly skilled Commercial Litigator into their team. The caseload will comprise of all aspects of commercial litigation including shareholder disputes, contentious probate, building disputes, professional negligence disputes and partnership disputes. Working directly alongside the partner this is a good role for someone ambitious and driven and keen to progress their career.
The successful Commercial Litigation Solicitor will ideally have a genuine passion for Commercial Litigation and have some working knowledge of all aspects of commercial litigation. You will have ideally have experience within either a leading national or regional law firm and will be looking for a change in direction to join a firm who are committed to the development of your career. You will have handled a mixed caseload of commercial litigation matters and will have a strong network of contacts within the regional market who will instruct you on future matters. You will be keen to business develop and market in the local area. The Solicitor should be able to demonstrate proven experience in the full litigation process and ideally will have had experience advising UK and international corporations, governments and high net worth individuals. The Solicitor will work on all part of the litigation process including disclosure, case management, drafting witness statements and attending trial. In addition, the Solicitor will partake in settlement, including informal settlements meetings, arbitration and mediation. Candidates who have acquired some experience within contentious probate should also be encouraged to apply.
The firm is a leading regional practice who is well established in the regional market. The Partners have all come from large national law firms where they became frustrated with an inability to drive their careers forward. The firm offer an excellent quality of work along with a good work life balance. Careers are taken seriously as is a genuine commitment to delivering excellent client service. They attract an exceptionally high quality calibre of clients and instructions meaning this role offers the appointed Commercial Litigation Solicitor the opportunity for development opportunities and rapid career progression. Also on offer here is an excellent salary and comprehensive benefits package
SALARY AND BENEFITS
Excellent starting salary with an extensive benefits package.