Civil Litigation Solicitor

Job Title: Civil Litigation Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leeds
Salary: £60,000 - £65,000
REF: 2720
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
Contact Email:

Are you a Civil Litigation Solicitor looking: 

  • The opportunity to handle top quality work at a leading legal 500 firm 

  • The option for high amounts of remote working and flexible working allowing for greater work-life balance 

  • The chance to work in a supportive working environment handling a manageable caseload 

A highly respected national law firm is looking to take on an experienced Civil Litigation Solicitor to join them in Leeds on a 6-12 month fixed term contract. 

In this role, you will be dealing with a mix of civil dispute resolution cases, including contractual disputes, professional negligence claims against Solicitors, Surveyors, Accountants, Financial Advisers and Builders, LEI/insurance claims, cavity wall insulation claims, leasehold property ground rent claims, property litigation and data breach claims.  

You will be able to work from home for the majority of the time only attending the office once per week initially and then increasing to once a month, so this is an exceptional opportunity for someone who would like to handle top-quality work while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. 

Civil Litigation Solicitor (6–12 month FTC) - Leeds  

The company & role   

  • A forward-thinking firm with an excellent reputation, recognised by Chambers and the Legal 500  

  • As a result of the firm’s investment in digital marketing and cross-referrals from other departments, you will enjoy a steady stream of good-quality work 

  • You will benefit from a supportive working environment, will be able to work flexibly and will have plenty of opportunities to further develop your expertise 

  • This is a 6–12 month FTC with a possibility of a permanent role for the right lawyer 

  • Commutable from Leeds, Bradford, Sheffield, Huddersfield, York 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Flexible and home working 

  • Generous Annual Leave 

  • Manageable caseload 

  • A meritocratic environment which offers everyone the opportunity to progress based on their own capabilities and strengths. 

  • A vibrant working environment  

The ideal candidate  

  • A Civil Litigation Solicitor with 4+ years PQE 

  • Will have a range of experience and be able to hit the ground running 

  • Will be well-organised and capable of working independently 

How to apply for this Civil Litigation Solicitor role 

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. 

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Rebecca Blundell at Realm Recruit. 

Rebecca is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West and Yorkshire, she recruits for commercial litigation, property litigation and financial litigation roles at all levels. Rebecca’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge means that she is perfectly placed to help you take your next step. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only.  

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