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Commercial Litigation Associate

£45000 - £60000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Senior Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

Currently a Top 30 UK firm you will work on the highest profile and complex matters and they with some of the largest companies Globally. The department have seen no slow down and are looking to heavily recruit across their offices nationally, giving you a flavour of their success.

The Firm

Once an insurance giant, to one of the fastest growing full-service law firms. This international firm has excelled through the ranks and sits firmly at Top 30 in revenue, with a global presence and offices across 5 continents. The firm achieved a record-breaking increase in turnover in the past 3 years due to the success of their entrepreneurial approach and transforming leadership - the sky is the limit when it comes to opportunity and progression.

The firm offers a war chest for investment and has excelled through lateral Partner recruitment from top firms, laying down the infrastructure with an abundance of quality work - demonstrated by a client base with an international scope working with some of the largest companies across the globe.

The firm has significant international expertise in real estate, insurance and health, telecoms, infrastructure, engineering and consumer goods sectors - with over 30 rankings at band 1. You will be given the opportunity to work alongside like-minded, driven individuals in a collaborative, supportive culture. The firm strongly believes flexibility is a key component a sustainable work-life balance and this is demonstrated through the autonomous and flexible working approach and realistic yearly billable target.

The Role

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor (2-5 years PQE) to join this Top 30 law firms Manchester office and be part of a wider award-winning firm.

The department are regularly instructed on the largest commercial and corporate disputes. The Litigation department is well respected in the UK and Globally and its mass experience means that they an take on any commercial dispute.

Recognised in numerous awards for winning litigation teams of the year across numerous contentious areas, you will be part of a highly ranked Legal 500 and Chambers ranked team.

You will be working on complex Corporate and Commercial which include Contractual disputes, claims arising through M&A, professional negligence, financial services, public & product liability, novel tortious, property and construction, insurance, IP and Patent disputes, trust and pension claims. Experience in all these areas isn't essential but as broad experience within litigation is desired.

As an associate in the team, you will be working alongside Partners and Legal 500 & Chambers ranked individuals, building client relationships and innovates for the firm's future.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with at least 2-5 years PQE (There is no upper limit for the level of PQE)
  • You will be currently working within a national or heavyweight regional firm
  • Excellent drafting and communication skills.
  • Actively engage in networking and development opportunities

Salary & Benefits:

  • You will receive a market leading salary with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package.
  • The firm also promote work life balance with working from home days.

This is a stand out position for a Commercial Litigation (2-5 Year PQE) Associate to join this Top 30 practice in their Manchester office.

Apply now for immediate consideration, alternatively please feel to email or call for a confidential conversation.