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Commercial Litigation Partner

£130000 - £160000 per annum
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Joseph Kersey

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

Are you a Solicitor specialising in Commercial Litigation looking for a firm that's ranked highly in the Top 100? They are due to go into the Top 50 within the next few years. Their solicitors have a significant presence in the South West, with a growing London office too and this is an exceptional opportunity to learn from the best and give you a platform to excel your career forward, gaining experience far beyond your level of PQE with excellent client contact opportunities.

They have an increasingly International focus with a fifth of their revenue coming from outside the UK.

The Firm

They provide corporate and commercial advice to businesses and individuals both nationally and internationally. The firm is modern and has a forward-thinking, collegiate, dynamic, entrepreneurial and progressive firm. Lawyers are not just technically strong but particularly good at building a business; you will join a commercially minded company. They have grown significantly in recent years and attracted many heavyweight Partners which has featured in the industry press.

The firm is known for their flexible working policy, where fee earners enjoy more in the way of work-life balance.

The Role

They are seeking a Commercial Litigation Solicitor 7 years PQE to join their exceptional team in their City of London office as a Partner.

The Commercial Litigation team houses over 25 Lawyers including 5 Partners and a QC working across their offices in London and the South West. The London team are consistently ranked in in the Legal 500 and Chambers Guides to the legal profession.

The team have specialist expertise across arbitration, financial services, regulatory investigations, insurance coverage and insolvency disputes. As a result an ideal candidate would have experience of Commercial and Corporate Litigation across one or more of these areas, this would be a bonus but not essential.

They have an established client base and reputation of working with international corporations, City companies, HNW's and well known household brands.

You will either have an established client base or be a dynamic character with a strong plan to grow a practice to complement their existing expertise. The ability to demonstrate your business development expertise will be an important part of the recruitment process.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for motivating a strong team of Junior lawyers in London and supervising some lawyers in their South West offices. As a result experience of growing and mentoring a team is essential.

The firm are more than open to discussing flexible working options and they have a policy of no judgement in asking for the setup that will work best for your working & personal life.

This role would suit either a Partner looking for a lateral move or a highly ambitious Senior Associate, Managing Associate or Junior Partner looking to propel their career forwards.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Lawyer 8 years PQE
  • You will have significant experience in either arbitration, financial services, regulatory investigations, insurance coverage and insolvency disputes or a complimentary litigation area.
  • An established client base or clear business development history
  • Experience of managing and mentoring a Junior team
  • A commercial, pro-active and professional approach to work.
  • Must be self-motivated, committed to working towards goals with high enthusiasm and career commitment.
  • Salary is negotiable, above market rate depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Partner 8 years PQE to join this ambitious, growing, top 100 firm based in the City of London.

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