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Commercial Disputes Solicitor

£35000 - £50000 per annum Excellent Benefits

Managing this Role


Thomas Amer

Headhunter - South East, South West M4 corridor
0203 865 2113

Widely considered to be the South-Easts leading legal provider, this L500, top 100 firm operates extensively from their 6 offices throughout the region.

They are now looking to expand their L500, tiered Commercial Disputes department based in Southampton in line with exceptional recent successes.

This represents a great opportunity for a Commercial Disputes Solicitor NQ-3 years PQE seeking a new opportunity in Southampton, Hampshire.

The firm:

This firm enjoys an exceptional reputation as the leading provider of legal services across the South East as they operate from their many tier 1 department across their 6 offices throughout Hampshire, Surrey, Sussex and London.

They are known to be commercially minded and are currently reaping the rewards of a recent merger between two well-known South East regional firms thus benefitting from a combination of both firm's legacies and strengths. As a result of their newfound financial firepower, they are able to draw clients from household name businesses as well as HNW/ UHNW individuals including Leading high street banks, international insurance companies and well-known airline companies. In addition to this, they are also known to work with surrounding premier league/championship professional football teams.

They are widely considered to be the place to be for solicitors wishing to immerse themselves in a high performing environment with this practice boasting 33 individually ranked lawyers across the chambers / L500 directories. They are known to regularly recruit and draw solicitors out of the city from London firms which is a testament to the reputation they have created, and the quality of work on offer.

What stands them apart is the open-door culture they have created where people can thrive and be the best version of themselves, they wish to be. There is a heavy emphasis on support and training from the top down which few firms of this size have successfully implemented, creating a nurturing culture to grow and develop a legal career. There is no sink or swim culture here.

The Role:

The firm is seeking a Commercial Litigation Solicitor NQ-3 Years to join their modern, and growing Southampton city centre office.

The department has earned its stripes and if recognised by both the Legal 500 and Chambers as a leading Dispute Resolution team in the Hampshire region.

You will deal with a broad client base covering many industry sectors, the sheer level of variety will make for an interesting caseload.

You will work on a range of commercial litigation matters including property litigation, shareholder disputes, partnership disputes, contract litigation, professional negligence and product liability.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda, giving you a high level of exposure to complex matters and putting you years ahead of your PQE.


  • You will be a Dispute Resolution Solicitor NQ- 3 Years PQE.
  • The ability to manage your own caseload with a good level of supervision.
  • You will have good commercial disputes experience.
  • You will have first-class communication, outstanding business development skills and an entrepreneurial flair


  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package and a lucrative bonus structure