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Commercial Litigation Partner

£65000 - £95000 per annum
Manchester North West Manchester

Managing this Role


Lucy Burt

Recruitment Consultant - North West
0161 240 3763

This firm offer an entrepreneurial outfit. They stand out as a leading commercial boutique practice in the North West with a UK wide and European presence. They are pioneers in the commercial legal market, making a number of strategic hires, showing no signs of stopping.

The Firm

This niche and boutique Legal 500 firm houses leading individuals in their respective fields where they are highly considered across the North West Region.

This firm provides a range of commercial Legal Services across the SME and owner-Managed businesses across Manufacturing, Science & Engineering, IT and retail. They service a range of clients and have been praised for their Entrepreneurial Business approach that has allowed them to have a great reputation amongst forward-thinking start-ups.

The Partners work synonymously and collaboratively together to really drive the practice forward by combining their critical legal expertise with commercial nous and strategic thinking. They pride themselves on being entrepreneurial, dedicated and versatile.

With many testimonials to their name and numerous staff awards, this is a firm that offer a rewarding culture which has kept them ranked amongst practices 3 times their size. Many of their employees have trained and gained experience in the major national and city firms, which gives you a flavour of the quality of work they do. They may be small in size but they are certainly powerful in impact.

The Role

The firm is looking for an entrepreneurial Commercial Disputes Partner to join their vibrant central Manchester office.

The department handle a wide variety of commercial trading disputes and related matters for their clients across the UK and Europe.

The firm regularly handles cases in the Court of Appeal and even the House of Lords.

The role itself with involve significant work within shareholder disputes and you should have a first-class knowledge and experience within this area.

Day to day you will also carry out a high value caseload that will include matters covering; breach of commercial contracts, professional negligence, construction contracts, insurance disputes, property disputes, injunction applications and agency terminations.

This role comes with strong prospects to progress, in line with the growth agenda.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Lawyer with at least 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit regarding the amount of PQE)
  • You will have a strong reputation in handling shareholder disputes
  • You will have first-class communication
  • Outstanding business development skills
  • An entrepreneurial flair
  • Experience of overseeing a team is desirable, however not essential
  • A transferable client base or regional contacts is highly advantageous


  • Salary is competitive and negotiable depending on your level of experience, on offer is an excellent benefits package and very lucrative bonus scheme

This is an exciting opportunity for a Commercial Disputes Partner to join this flourishing, legal 500 ranked firm based in the centre of Manchester.

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