Commercial Litigation Associate / Principal Associate

Job Title: Commercial Litigation Associate / Principal Associate
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Birmingham
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000
REF: 1482
Contact Name: Rebecca Blundell
Contact Email:

A top 45 law firm is looking for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join their Legal 500 and Chambers recognised team in Birmingham. 

In this role, you’ll join a national commercial litigation team and work independently as well as work alongside Partners and senior colleagues on a varied caseload of matters. 

The firm place a significant emphasis on the wellbeing of their employees offer flexible and home working to all of their lawyers. They provide their staff with an exceptional working culture and a very competitive benefits package. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic commercial litigation lawyer looking to join an experienced team and handle a broad range of top-quality work. 

Commercial Litigation Associate / Principal Associate - Birmingham 

The company & role 

  • An award-winning national law firm with an excellent reputation  

  • You will manage your own caseload, including proactive management of cases with limited supervision and assist senior colleagues with more complex and high-value commercial litigation matters 

  • You’ll join a Legal 500 and Chambers-recognised team that act on behalf of clients that include large corporates, owner-managed businesses, public bodies, insurers and regulatory bodies 

  • The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute 

  • It won the award for Leading Legal Employer at Britain’s Top Employers Awards 

  • Commutable from Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Stourbridge and Coventry 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market pay  

  • Flexible working and home working  

  • Genuine career progression prospects with the opportunity to handle high calibre work 

  • 25 days holiday 

  • Healthcare 

  • Pension plan 

  • Life insurance 

  • Childcare vouchers 

  • Discounted gym membership 

  • Optical and dental scheme 

The ideal candidate 

  • Commercial Litigation Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE 

  • You will have the ability to work to deadlines / targets, to prioritise and manage a caseload and deliver effective solutions 

  • You will have the ability to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative with a positive attitude 

  • You have strong legal and analytical skills with an eye for detail 

  • You have excellent organisation and time-management skills 

  • You are a great communicator and have excellent interpersonal skills 

  • You have exemplary IT skills 

How to apply for this Commercial 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 on 03300 245 606 or email 

Rebecca is an Associate Consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, 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 help you take your next step. 

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