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Commercial Litigation Partner

£180000 - £220000 per annum Negotiable
City London City of London

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

This firm has a powerful National and International presence and some of the best corporate, institutional and private clients in the legal market. They have fully embraced agile working, and they stand out as even throughout 2020 they have made strategic hires from top Magic/Silver Circle law firms investing in the firm's future.

The Firm

This firm has a long, successful history delivering high-quality legal advice. They cover the full spectrum of legal services with a substantial UK client base as well as services for international clients across Europe, India, Israel, South Africa, UAE, Russia/CIS, US, Canada and Asia.

From their office in London, their expert team of lawyers handle three key areas Corporate, Real Estate and complex multi-jurisdictional Dispute Resolution cases.

This firm has established a warm, friendly and yet highly professional working environment with very impressive facilities for both staff and clients.

They have invested heavily in first-class technology/resources as well as creating a culture of collaboration and dedicated client-care focus.

The Role

The firm is looking to grow and / or diversify their Dispute Resolution/Commercial Litigation practice.

As such, they are looking for a Commercial Litigation Partner to join their internationally/nationally recognised, highly ranked department in the City of London.

This makes for a rare opportunity to join in on the successful path this litigation team has carved, in a firm that is investing heavily into this area.

As such, with this opportunity, you'll become a crucial figure within an impressive leading Central London law firm.

Your work:

The work you do could be from sectors that this firm already operates in, to add to the focus.

Equally, the work you do could be from any sector in theory, as the firm is very keen on diversifying their litigation/dispute resolution practice with a lateral hire.

The Team

Already lead by an industry-leading, heavy-hitting litigation Partner, you will be delighted with the standards that this department upholds.

The dispute's team handles a broad range of matters, all of which arise from their highly exciting client base.
They are a dynamic, market-leading department are highly commended in the Legal 500 and Chambers for their dispute resolution work.

The team have big plans to expand over the next few years, so this is an excellent time to join them and progress in the department - this could make it an incredibly lucrative time to join as you can focus on translating your client base in the early stages and then growing your own team to support you. This will, in turn, increase your capacity and subsequently, your earnings.

The work which the team handles is varied. By example, will include, large scale fraud claims, asset recovery, banking & finance disputes, insurance disputes, aviation enforcement actions, director and shareholder disputes, insolvency litigation, trust disputes and warranty claims.

The sectors the team focuses on currently (although your own practice doesn't need to be at all identical) are:
Aviation, Oil & Gas, Finance, IP, Sports, White Collar, Banking, Trusts, Hotels & Leisure or Retail.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Partner.
  • The right person for this firm will likely be already coming from a leading London law firm. However, this is not a prerequisite - what is required is that the quality of your work and your standards are very high.

This is a fantastic role for a Commercial Litigation Partner looking for a long term move with a competitive salary and great progression working in an international Dispute Resolution practice in the heart of Central London.

Apply now for immediate confidential consideration, or for an initial discrete conversation call Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment on 0203 865 2113.