Commercial Litigation Solicitor – 2-6PQE

  • Location
    City of London, London
  • Contract Type
    Permanent
  • Posted
  • Start Date
    ASAP
  • Industry
    Law firm
  • Expiry Date
    2024-07-26

Commercial Disputes Solicitor: 2-6 PQE

We are seeking an experienced and ambitious Commercial Disputes Solicitor with 2-6 years of PQE to join our client, a prestigious West-End law firm in London, on a permanent basis.

About Our Client

Our client is one of the most highly regarded West-End law firms in London, known for their low target hours and high-quality work, particularly within Dispute Resolution. They have a fantastic track record of attracting and retaining talent from some of the most well-respected Disputes teams in the City by providing an environment that offers a perfect balance between professional excellence and work/life balance. Their Commercial Disputes team is highly respected and consistently ranks highly in legal directories, reflecting their commitment to excellence and client satisfaction.

The Role

As a Commercial Disputes Solicitor, you will play a crucial role in advising domestic and international clients on a wide variety of complex disputes. You will work closely with highly regarded partners and will be involved in:

  • Handling breaches of warranty and other contractual terms
  • Managing competition litigation
  • Addressing breaches of directors’ duties
  • Resolving shareholder disputes (including unfair prejudice petitions)
  • Dealing with negligence, fraud, and contempt of court cases
  • Managing investment disputes and group actions

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Advising on complex cross-border litigation, arbitrations, and investigations
  • Supervising and mentoring junior team members (If at Senior Associate level)
  • Providing expert legal opinions and acting as an expert witness in foreign legal proceedings
  • Working closely with other departments to provide comprehensive advice to clients
  • Engaging in business development activities to grow the practice

Key Skills and Experience Required

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • 2-6 years of PQE in a well-regarded Dispute Resolution practice
  • Strong experience in handling complex disputes, including litigation and arbitration
  • Excellent academic credentials and a practicing certificate
  • Strong communication and drafting skills, with the ability to provide clear and commercial advice
  • Experience in supervising junior lawyers and working collaboratively in a team
  • A proactive and client-focused approach, with a commitment to delivering high-quality service

Why Apply?

Joining our client’s Dispute Resolution team offers an outstanding career opportunity. The role provides exposure to high-profile clients and complex cases while maintaining a healthy work/life balance with low target hours. The firm offers a competitive salary, a comprehensive benefits package, and excellent prospects for career progression in a supportive and collaborative environment.


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