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Commercial Litigation Lawyer (In-House)

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A specialist funding provider to law firms are looking for a Commercial Litigation Lawyer with 3-5 years’ PQE to join their growing team in Manchester.

In this role, you will be assessing cases in order to determine whether the risk profile is suitable to be provided with litigation funding.

This is an amazing opportunity for a lawyer looking to step away from private practice and work with a broad range of clients in a hands-on role. There is genuine room for progression at this business as they are only at the beginning of their growth journey.

Commercial Litigation Lawyer (In House) – Manchester 
The company & role 

  • A specialist practice that works with a wide range of domestic and international law firms, businesses and service providers
  • You will join a highly experienced and dynamic team with decades of combined knowledge in the legal and financial markets to assist in the underwriting, evaluation and management of litigation investments
  • You will be dealing with a range of high quality, complex commercial disputes (including group actions, shareholder disputes, fraudulent representation disputes and professional negligence), assessing cases in order to determine whether the risk profile is suitable to be provided with litigation funding
  • You will assist in the management and tracking of the company’s investment pipeline
  • You will be the business’ in-house legal expert, as the rest of the team are non-lawyers
  • You will cultivate and grow relationships with law firms, in-house legal departments and other professional service firms
  • Commutable from Manchester, Altrincham, Bolton, Knutsford and Wilmslow

Added extras and benefits  

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual bonus
  • Equity plan participation
  • Partial homeworking available
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Genuine progression prospects
  • The chance to join a business at the beginning of its growth
  • Strong commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility work, supporting a range of charitable and environmental causes
  • Strong transport links

The ideal candidate 

  • A Commercial Litigation Solicitor or Legal Executive with 3-5 years PQE 
  • Will be able to identify and assess complicated legal and financial issues, present them clearly and propose solutions
  • Will have good time management skills
  • Will have a good knowledge of the commercial funding market
  • Will be used to working within a target-driven, team environment

How to apply for this Commercial Litigation Lawyer 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 an Associate 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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Key details


£45,000 - £55,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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Rebecca Blundell

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Specialist for litigation lawyers in the North West and West Midlands.

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