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Commercial Litigation Solicitor

£40000 - £60000 per annum
Essex Chelmsford

Managing this Role


James Wootton

Principal Consultant - Midlands
0121 296 6643

This full-service law firm have been established for over 50 years and have a strong foothold in the Essex & London market, servicing a wide range of clientele. They have achieved consistent growth over the past few years and due to an increase of work, they are looking to further strengthen their L500 Ranked team.

The Firm

The firm have grown steadily over the past few years and show no signs of stopping with further expansion planned across multiple offices in Essex. They pride themselves on maintaining their identity as an approachable yet professional firm.

They are seeking experienced and ambitious Solicitors to join them in this exciting period of growth; those who have a solid platform of skill, but looking for more investment, better progression prospects and a high-quality level of work.

This firm are dedicated to their employees and have one of the best retention rates in the region, they have achieved this by offer a transparent internal progression structure with no limits on how far you can develop. This position has been created for a driven Solicitor to bring their experience to a forward thinking and expanding firm, where you will be rewarded with excellent progression opportunities.

The Role

The firm are seeking to hire a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join their established team.

They focus on providing the best legal advice to their clients, but without the legal jargon, meaning this firm attract some of the most exciting work from Essex, and have a strong reputation in London also. The volume of work regularly referred to them is a testament to their focus on client care and expanding reputation.

This position is initially to work closely with the Head of Litigation, managing your own varied caseload of Commercial Litigation matters. The caseload will depend on your own focus however this may include:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Director & Shareholder Disputes (This will be a key focus)
  • Contract Disputes
  • Professional Negligence
  • Employment Litigation
  • Construction Litigation (Previous Experience Not Essential)

This role will come with training on any areas of Litigation you do not have experience in; whilst this is a busy role, you will not be expected to come in and "hit the ground running", but will be developed into the role by the Head of Litigation.

If you are an ambitious Solicitor seeking a step up in terms of responsibility, in a friendly professional team - this is a great opportunity to join a regional firm in this exciting period of growth.


  • You will be a Litigation Solicitor with 2 PQE
  • (There is no upper limit in PQE, with Associate/ Senior Associate positions on offer also)

On Offer

  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of PQE
  • Great benefits package
  • Flexible working (post lockdown)
  • Excellent Progression
  • Further development and training

If you would like further information regarding this opportunity then send a CV or call for further information.