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Dispute Resolution & Insolvency Solicitor

£55000 - £65000 per annum

Managing this Role


Ray Birkett

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional heavyweight has a track record of spring boarding careers, evidenced by their growing roster of homegrown Partners. The firm's stellar reputation in the North West means they are continually attracting high calibre clients; this, combined with their established and loyal client base has contributed to significant and consistent growth. It is an exciting time to join the firm as they look to capitalise on this growth and expand onto the national stage.

The Firm:

This firm is a Legal 500 and Chambers ranked regional law firm with a long and deep-rooted history, dating back several decades. Whilst they have a rich history which has ensured they have a loyal client base, their fresh, innovative, and forward-thinking approach mean they are continually attracting new, and more prominent clients. They have maintained their values and ethos whilst expanding into a regional heavyweight, servicing a growing client base of HNW individuals, SMEs, and national corporations in Cheshire and Manchester.

The firm boasts an impressive leadership team that is open to new ideas; you will have a voice and influence over key decisions. The Partners are continually looking for ways to drive the firm's growth forward. This entrepreneurial and ambitious approach has resulted in growth of 20% year on year, for the past five years.

The firm prides itself on its ability to nurture and develop legal talent. From Paralegal to Partner, the firm invests significantly in professional development and will support you to achieve your professional growth and career goals. You will also be surrounded by a talented team of highly regarded lawyers, allowing you to develop your technical ability and confidence and help you realise your full potential.

Their enviable reputation in the North West continues to grow, and you will find that their name has become synonymous with high-quality legal service. You can expect a steady flow of engaging, high-quality work, making for an exciting and dynamic caseload.

The Role:

The firm is looking for a Dispute Resolution and Insolvency Associate to join their Tier 1 Litigation department in Chester.

You will join a renowned Litigation department, which has won numerous awards and accolades. This highly skilled team is headed up by heavy-hitting Partners who have stellar individual reputations and rankings in the legal directories. This role has come about due to significant growth in the team, making for an exciting time to join as their reputation continues to grow in the North West and beyond.

The team deals with a broad range of disputes, including contract disputes, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, professional negligence, breach of restrictive covenants and confidentiality, injunctions, and Directors duties. The variety and quality of work make for an interesting and diverse caseload.

This is a standout opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join a highly reputable, regional law firm in Chester. You will be supported to develop your skills and progress your career, with a clear route to Partnership in the short term for ambitious individuals looking to accelerate their career.


  • You will be a Dispute Resolution Solicitor with a minimum of 5 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regard to the amount of experience)
  • You will have a strong background in contract disputes, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, professional negligence, breach of restrictive covenants and confidentiality, injunctions, and Directors duties
  • Experience in Insolvency work is preferred, but not essential
  • Ability to build strong relationships with clients
  • You will be commercially minded and will enjoy business development and marketing

This opportunity comes with a substantial, above market-rate remuneration package, dependant on experience; this includes an attractive benefits package and bonus scheme.

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