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Head of Dispute Resolution

£80000 - £120000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Berkshire Reading

Managing this Role


Danny Wiseman

Recruitment Consultant - M4 corridor
0117 422 0318

Brand new vacancy for a fantastic firm in Reading. Are you seeking an opportunity to progress with the leading UK and International practice, that is dynamic, forward-thinking and ahead of the curve? They have a truly unique culture which stands them apart from the crowd. This role would be the perfect step up in terms of progression, perhaps you might feel you have hit a glass ceiling in your current role?

The Firm

This multi-award-winning practice is ranked in the Top 200; this firm culturally stands apart from other City practices, they are incredibly entrepreneurial, creative and offer a level of flexibility to staff which is unheard of for firms of a similar size. Despite their size, they have a human feel throughout the practice. They invest heavily in their staff; they impressively have large amounts of ranked Lawyers in the Chambers guide and due to continued growth; they can offer strong prospects.

Having recently been established as one of the UK's most successful full-service regional law firms, this firm even won the award for UK Regional Law Firm of the year several times.
This firm is known locally for its reputation of nurturing local legal talent which has resulted in an unprecedented staff retention rate allowing this practice to experience real growth in recent times, this evidences how happy their staff are. The firm now stands at over 200 members of staff.

The Role

The firm is seeking to recruit a Head of Despite Resolution (Commercial) into their Reading office.

The Commercial Litigation department is highly ranked in the legal 500 and chambers, it is currently flourishing and has been steadily growing over the last 24 months, with plans to continue to grow in line with increased workflow. It is a vibrant and hard-working team, their achievements over the last 5 years are incredible.

You will take control of a large and formidable team which consists of 10 fee earners and 6 support staff, as well as a reputable Partner as well.

You work with the other partners to drive the department forwards. They support their clients out of their national and international offices.

The department is currently looking to grow given they are very busy.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Partner of Head of Department with at least 6 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to experience)
  • You will have technical knowledge
  • Experience of managing a team is of advantage but not necessarily essential
  • Excellent communication skills are essential
  • Salary is very competitive, and above market rate, you will also receive an industry leading benefits package

This is an excellent, Commercial Litigation Partner or Head of Department 6 PQE from a reputable firm background.

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