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Head of Litigation

£55000.00 - £70000.00 per annum Excellent Benefits
Surrey Godalming

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Head of Litigation | Growing boutique legal firm | 6 years PQE

Are you a Disputes Solicitor seeking a Head of Department role? This is an excellent, and rare opportunity to grow a Litigation team based within a growing, ambitious legal services firm based in Surrey.

The firm

The unique set up of this company means that they operate separately from their London based counterparts but also share a lot of pooled resources, meaning they are very well set up to handle anything that comes in. This company punch at city level quality of work but they offer their lawyers and approach to work-life balance that few practices can offer at this level. Partners have come from Top 50 practices to work for this firm demonstrating the positive culture and quality level of work they can offer.

The company have a clear set of objectives, which solely focuses around the client. They are setting their sights on being the law firm of choice for all Senior Lawyers and are becoming recognised for this refreshing approach.

This company boasts a very family friendly culture. Partners are very accessible for advice, training and general supervision across the board. Culture fit is a key assessment for this firm and they attract motivated, approachable lawyers who stay for the long term. They have been in operation for just over 7 years giving you an established platform, but also a sense of freshness which provides you freedom to run your own practice and build your own client base.

The role

This is a rare opportunity for an ambitious Disputes Lawyer to head, and grow a team based in Surrey.

This firm has ambitions to grow a Litigation team, harnessing work from their other departments coupled with capatilsing on a significant level of referrals. They are looking for someone who specialses across broad disputes including civil, commercial, professional negligence, contentious probate and more. This role is well suited an individual with a broad brush of Litigation interests.

In this role you will be given a strong degree of autonomy to grow the department as you see fit within the established framework of a growing, and financially fluid company. You will be provided with the financial backing, coupled with generous financial goals to achieve across the next 3 years.

In time, you will also be given the opportunity to recruit in line with growth, having a heavy hand in expansion.


  • You will be a Disputes Solicitor and you will be 6 years PQE (although more exceptional junior candidates will be considered)
  • You will be able to run a Litigation caseload without supervision
  • You will have an eye for detail, and an enthusiasm for department development

What's on offer?

  • An above market rate salary dependant on experience
  • Flexible working / hybrid working on offer
  • A bonus scheme tailored to your motivations
  • A high-quality level of work and a very collaborative working environment

This is an exceptional opportunity for a Litigation Solicitor to develop a practice with significant financial investment based in Godalming, Surrey