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Senior Associate - Financial Services Litigation

£95000 - £120000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City London City of London

This prestigious Top 50 firm is looking to grow its pioneering Financial Services Litigation team through the addition of an experienced Senior Associate.

Ranked highly in the Legal 500, this firm truly stands out from the crowd, particularly when compared with other firms in the Top 50.

The Firm:

This role is to join a Top 50 Legal 500 and Chambers ranked firm considered a thriving and exceptional business with many of their teams ranked Tier 1 for their specialism.

The practice is ambitious and has grown substantially over the last three years despite the impact of the pandemic. They wield a solid national presence across the UK and operate at the height of the
legal sector.

The firm has an entrepreneurial, collaborative culture. So if you're dynamic, determined and looking for a firm where you can develop your skills, this firm will give you all the tools and infrastructure you need to grow and become the best you can be.

Their generous offering includes bespoke training from some of the top lawyers in the international trade space, as well as exposure to some of the most interesting cases both nationally and globally.
The practice provides flexible and hybrid working to its legal staff at all levels.

The Role:

This Top 50 UK law firm is seeking a Legal Director to join it successful Financial Services Litigation team based in central London, with flexibility for home working.

With one of the nation's largest FSDI teams, this is a highly sort after opening, with access to the highest quality work and great room for internal progression.

You will work with an esteemed client list of clearing banks, private banks and building societies as well as niche lenders.

The team operates a varied caseload, ensuring an interesting and challenging role - providing advice on a number of contentious matters such as consumer, commercial and business finance. This will include dispute resolution, alternative dispute resolution or pre-litigation management.

As a Senior Associate, you will have the opportunity to lead on a wide-range of projects - with management responsibilities, assisting the partners in growing the department through business development. You may also supervise more junior colleagues.

In your role you will provide advice on high-value applications which may have reputational repercussions. You will also defend against reputationally sensitive claims and assist clients in preventing claims against them in the future.

You will undertake direct client contact, providing valuable business advice and developing quality relationships.

This is a truly unique and exciting opening for a senior solicitor with knowledge of the financial services sector experience.


  • 5 - 8 PQE Solicitor qualified in England & Wales
  • Previous experience in either financial services litigation or commercial litigation
  • Knowledge of the CPR and litigation processes
  • Knowledge of business development


  • Competitive Salary, negotiable to match experience
  • Expert training and development
  • Impressive flexibility and hybrid working options
  • Huge potential for progression to Partner

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Solicitor with Financial Litigation experience to join this entrepreneurial and dynamic Top 50 firm in London.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Jonathan Kitto at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.