Job Search

Find your next role

Commercial Litigation Director

  • £75000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
  • Glasgow
  • Permanent

This Legal 500 boutique corporate-commercial firm has a revered reputation in the Scottish market and is seeking a Legal Director to lead their Commercial Litigation department.

You would have the agency to build your own practice whilst taking on a varied and interesting caseload as you develop the department.

This is an exciting, Glasgow-based opportunity to enter a leading business at a senior level and seize control of your career.

Becoming an owner in the business is an achievable outcome for ambitious lawyers.

The Firm

This independent Scottish firm is regarded as one of the country's finest stores of legal advice. Focusing on business clients, they have had great success by adopting a commercial approach which focuses on reducing complexity and adding value to their clients over the long term.

Clients have clearly appreciated this approach, as the firm has grown significantly over the past decade and boasts an impressive roster of SMEs, start-ups, scale-ups and larger businesses, spanning a range of sectors.

Punching well above its weight, the firm is the go-to boutique presence for corporate M&A work in Scotland and has an entrepreneurial feel which permeates the culture.

Staff enjoy a supportive environment and the trust and agency they are provided by senior management to pursue their own ambitions.

For those seeking an opportunity to further their career with a firm which is highly regarded in terms of its reputation, work and culture, this business should certainly be considered.

The Role

Based out of the firm's growing Glasgow office, you will have the opportunity to take on an engaging mixed caseload resulting from an enviable client base.

Acting in both the Sheriff Court and Court of Session, you will work across a range of corporate and commercial disputes such as breach of contract, misrepresentation, supply chain disputes and director's duties to name just a few.

Furthermore, the litigation will span the full spectrum of sectors, from energy, financial services, technology, transport and more, making for an engaging position.

As the senior lawyer in the team, you will be responsible for determining the strategic direction of the commercial litigation department and have significant managerial input.

This is an unrivalled opportunity to take the reigns of your career and build a leading commercial litigation department with a highly regarded firm.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Is an experienced commercial litigator with ability to manage your own caseload in the Sheriff Court and Court of Session
  • Commercially focused and ambitious
  • Has strong attention to detail and organisation
  • First-rate interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join as a leader within a highly regarded firm
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Culturally ingrained flexible working
  • Strong salary commensurate to experience
  • Excellent benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration or contact Jules Grieve on 0131 460 7747/ for a confidential chat.

Jules Grieve Senior Recruitment Consultant- Scotland

Apply for this role


Get in touch