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Commercial Litigation Partner

£65000 - £85000 per annum Negotiable above this banding DOE
Devon Exeter

Managing this Role


Charlie Simpkin

Senior Recruitment Consultant - London
0203 865 2113

Brand new to the South West market, this Legal 500 firm is opening up their doors in Exeter and has been a leading firm in London for over 50 years. That makes this an excellent opportunity for a Partner seeking to join a progressive, highly profitable firm which is of a type unique to the South West.

The Firm

This firm has experienced real growth in recent years, having opened a Northern office which has already tripled in size and attracted many Lawyers from top firms.

Their International growth continues to go from strength to strength with them dealing more with clients in China and India. You will find Lawyers in this firm are not just technically strong but are excellent, dynamic business developers.
In line with the firm's growth plans, there are real opportunities to progress and become a key figure in a new firm to the South West market.

Their roots are in the City and West End of London. They are ranked in the Legal 500, with several Lawyers being ranked as leaders in their field.

The firm is highly profitable and well managed, and in recent years they have won many awards.

They are a dynamic, entrepreneurial and forward-thinking firm with a collegiate culture and an open-door policy.

The firm has ambitious growth planned over the next 24 months, making now an exciting time to join the practice.

The Role

The firm is seeking to hire a Commercial Litigation Partner to join their new office in Exeter, Devon.

The firm's existing Commercial Litigation department is ranked in the Legal 500 and is very well respected in the industry having been a success in London for over 50 years.

Their commercial teams handle an excellent quality of work across a broad client base, ranging from SME, OMB right up to well-known household names with an impressive roster of National companies.
The ideal candidate would have a network of local contacts and a good track record of fee earning and business development - this is not a prerequisite though, as the firm will have work to provide.

As such, you may be able to diversify the firm's disputes offering or simply bolster the areas in which they already operate.

The current team is involved in disputes work surrounding (but not limited to):

ADR, Charities, Asset recovery, Fraud, Construction, Contracts, Commercial Disputes, Debts, Emergency Injunctions, Insolvency/Bankruptcy, Intellectual Property, Land/Property disputes, Judicial review, Landlord/Tenant disputes, Negligence (inc. professional negligence), Mediation and Arbitration.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Partner
  • You should have a good track record of billing, business development and building relationships.
  • You will have good technical knowledge
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • You should have a positive outlook and work well within a team
  • Salary is negotiable and dependent on your level of experience, plus an industry-leading benefits package.

This is an excellent opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Partner to join a Legal 500 firm based in their new office in Exeter, Devon.

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