Commercial Litigation Solicitor Newcastle

Area of Practice: Dispute Resolution

Location: Newcastle

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Posted On: Wednesday, June 16, 2021

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893847

 

Commercial Litigation Solicitor – Commercial Litigation Associate – Newcastle – 1-2 PQE

Commercial Litigation Solicitor – Newcastle

Commercial Litigation Solicitor – We have been instructed on an exciting and challenging opportunity to join one of the leading commercial litigation teams in the North-East offering outstanding opportunities to grow and develop as well as a highly attractive salary and benefits package. This role will see the successful candidate assisting and supporting two Partners as they continue to grow the team. You will be assisting on a mix of high-profile litigation work as well as being given the opportunity to grow your own caseload.

Introduction to the role

  • Job title: Commercial Litigation Solicitor / Associate
  • Location: Newcastle
  • Salary: to £40,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: A commercial litigation solicitor with roughly 1-2 PQE from either a boutique firm or a large national practice. Our client makes a point of looking for entrepreneurial solicitors who are creative problem-solvers. A strong academic background is sought, as well as a shrewd understanding of the litigation process.

The commercial litigation team

Commercial litigation solicitors within this team work for a truly unrivalled mix of clients from national businesses to large blue-chip organisations and international corporations. Examples of work undertaken range from breaches of contract and director disputes to complex dispute resolution arising out of failed procurement arrangements or supply chain break-downs.

The range of work is vast and the role offers the successful candidate the opportunity to gain exposure to a rich variety of work under the guidance of some of the very best names in litigation. It is also worth noting that the team was also recognised as involving all members of the team in business development. It goes without saying that the standard of training on offer in unparalleled.

Level of experience (1-2 PQE as a guide)

The Partner in charge of this particular recruitment drive is looking for a commercial litigator who not only has a thorough appreciation of black-letter litigation law, but also possesses a creative approach to problem-solving. Commercial litigation is as much about people and relationships as it is about contracts. The Partner is looking for candidates who can apply the law to achieve the best possible outcome for clients and who can also broker a deal where necessary to resolve any harmful fallout resulting from a breakdown in a business relationship.

This really is a fantastic opportunity based in the heart of the vibrant commercial centre of Newcastle. If you would like further information, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.

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