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Commercial Litigation Solicitor

BBBH34141
£50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Kent Sittingbourne

Managing this Role

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Thomas Amer

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


Established over 100 years ago this firm has a rich heritage. Despite how long they have been established they are modern in their approach. They are progressive and have grown sizably over recent years. They have a very strong reputation in the local area and have been used by families over many generations. The firm are known by many as the go-to practice for legal advice, they offer both services for individuals and businesses. They act for businesses of various size's ranging from SME to some well-known companies.

You will find a lovely culture where the team really enjoy coming into work. They have a real sense of team spirit running throughout the company. You will find a genuine path for career progression with most staff once joined, will stay at the practice for years. The partners and senior fee earners at this practice care about the development of less experienced members of the team, you will find that they have a track record of nurturing legal talent.

The firm receive most of their work through recommendation and word of mouth, which well demonstrates their stellar reputation. Client service is at the heart of everything the firm does, they go above and beyond to put the client at the center of what they do. It is this approach which continues to allow them to grow due to an influx of work.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Senior Commercial Litigation Lawyer to join the firms Sittingbourne, Kent office.
This department is well-establish and has a varied client base and workload. The variety of work will make for an interesting caseload. You work as part of a small but highly experienced team but will deal with work across a number of industry sectors.

Due to the sheer variety of commercial litigation matters, this role would suit someone with broad experience.
The work will include, but not be limited to; Shareholder disputes, Construction disputes, Professional indemnity, Contract disputes, Property litigation matters, Competition, IP, International disputes, Defamation, Privacy matters and civil fraud matters.

You will find that you have the autonomy to shape your caseload in the way that you would like. This role comes with excellent prospects for progression. You might be seeking a platform for Partnership and might have currently been hitting a glass ceiling, if so this could be the opportunity for you.

Requirements

  • You should have circa 5 years PQE in commercial litigation matters (there is no upward limit on experience and I would urge even the most experienced of candidates to apply)
  • You should enjoy a variety in litigation work
  • You should have a desire to want to engage in business development from time to time
  • You should be an ambitious individual
  • First-class communication skills are essential


Salary & Benefits

  • You will receive a competitive salary, dependent on your background and level of experience
  • You will receive a lucrative bonus structure
  • A route to progression is very much on the cards for the right individual