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Commercial Litigation Solicitor

BBBH22520
£43000 - £55000 per annum Excellent benefits & lucrative bonus
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role

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This practice has been established coming up to one year. They have an exciting start-up buzz throughout the company. What they have achieved in this time is impressive; they have a thriving practice that is busy and receiving an abundance of new instructions from referrals weekly basis. They are currently receiving more work than they can service, so are looking to make several keys, strategic hires.

The practice currently has three offices, Manchester, London, and Yorkshire.

The firm is still relatively small but has ambitious and well-thought outgrowth plans. The leadership team have a fresh and exciting outlook regarding the direction in which they want to take the firm. I have personally known the Managing Partner for many years and find him to be a breath of fresh air when it comes to his ethos, energy, and outlook. His backstory in terms of starting the practice is interesting. They have a strong leadership team that have a completely open-door policy, where all staff have a voice regarding how the practice is run.

The firm believe in nurturing and developing legal talent and offering a springboard for career progression. With them being a boutique practice in the early stages of the company's history, now is a time where you can join and make real impact and progress. The firm is keen to find Partners of the future and ambitious candidates who want to climb the career ladder.

The firm has a lovely culture where there is a real family-feel throughout. There is a nice social element to working at the company where there is a sense of fun. You will find a relaxed working environment, where things like agile working and work from home are commonplace. It is an adult culture where people can self-manage in terms of working hours etc.

The firm is particularly keen to build on the LGBTQ community presence that they currently have. This is a niche area of growth that the firm are highly passionate in wanting to expand into.

You will find that there is real opportunity to earn well. There is a lucrative bonus structure that allows you to significantly increase your earnings.

The role

The firm are seeking to hire a Commercial Litigation Solicitor into their growing Manchester city centre office.

The litigation department is still relatively small, however, deals with an excellent quality of work. This is an exciting opportunity to get into the department in its infancy and be part of something special, building this up. On offer are great prospects for progression.

They service a broad client base ranging from SME, OMB and some national companies. You will find that the work spans a wide range of industry sectors.

Work will include, but not be limited to; Shareholder disputes, injunctions, corporate debt recovery, IP disputes, professional negligence, defamation and contract disputes.

You will work closely with the Managing Partner to establish and drive the department forwards. They have several interesting leads to follow to grow work streams. You will have the autonomy to shape the department.

Requirements

  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with upwards of three years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding PQE and applications are invited from even the most experienced of candidates)
  • You will be able to work on employment matters with minimal supervision
  • You should enjoy business development and marketing
  • First-class communication skills are essential

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join this growing firm based in their Manchester city centre office.

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