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Senior Associate - Commercial Disputes

£95000 - £110000 per annum Negotiable Excellent Benefits
City South West London London City of London

Managing this Role


Jonathan Kitto

Senior Headhunter - London
0203 865 2113

Are you seeking a platform to progress at a dynamic, International, Top 70 firm that has one of the best and biggest names in the legal industry? The majority of its practice areas are ranked highly in the Legal 500.

The firm is seeking a senior solicitor with experience in commercial disputes to join its Tier 3 ranked team based in the City of London. This is an excellent opportunity to consolidate your career, with quality work within a highly reputable team.

The Firm

This City firm is ranked highly in the Top 100. They now have a team of over 400, and as well as being ranked highly in the Legal 500 across most areas that they practice in, many lawyers are ranked as leaders in their field. Unlike other City firms, this practice value work-life balance.

They are a people orientated business and offer a friendly, dynamic, progressive, and supportive team dynamic. With their continued growth, there are no glass ceilings regarding progression with lots of opportunity across the department. Many of the firm's Partners are home grown and have risen the ranks internally. They are a multi-service firm and are continuously evolving and boast an excellent blend of commerciality and creativity.

You will find modern and supportive IT systems in place alongside a flexible approach to hybrid working, as this practice has been quick to adapt to the new post-Covid world.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Disputes Solicitor to join this multinational law firm at the Senior Associate level.

The Commercial Disputes team is at the heart of this firm's offering, making up one of the largest departments.

This role will prove to be an excellent role for a candidate seeking a senior position, wielding real responsibility. You will work closely with pioneering Partners on a wide range of contentious work, including international disputes and high-profile cases widely reported on by the media.

The caseload will involve working on matters from opening to close - enabling greater autonomy and satisfaction in your work. You will ideally be experienced in handling a mixed caseload of litigation and international arbitration. The client list includes a number of well-known businesses, high-net worth individuals and state entities.

With exposure to a varied caseload, this is an ideal position to consolidate your career in commercial litigation and continue your progression. You will be provided with generous client contact and the opportunity to engage in business development and knowledge initiatives.

You will be provided with training from award winning partners, individually recognised in the Legal 500. As this collegiate and friendly team continues to grow, there are excellent prospects for career progression beyond the Senior Associate level.


  • You will be an England & Wales qualified Solicitor 5 years PQE
  • Previous experience in commercial disputes
  • Effective at working in a team environment
  • Desire to engage in business development

Salary & Benefits:

  • Salary is very competitive with an industry leading benefits package
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • Generous bonus scheme
  • Income and life insurance
  • Private medical insurance
  • Generous pension with free access to advice from the pensions team
  • Free mortgage advice and interest free season ticket loan

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Disputes Associate to join this Top 70, household Legal name, based in the heart of the City.

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