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Commercial Litigation Senior Associate – Top tier Legal 500 team – Hybrid working (2 days from home)

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We’re recruiting for a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with at least 6 years PQE to join a Tier 1 Legal 500 team as a Senior Associate.  

The role comes with top pay and promotion prospects and a fantastic approach to flexible working, as you’ll be able to work from home for part of the week. For the rest of the time, you’ll be based at the firm’s state-of-art offices in South Manchester, as you provide dispute resolution advice to clients from across the North of England.  

You’ll assist partners and senior solicitors within the team, but also have the opportunity to conduct your own work, allowing you to grow your skills and expertise and ultimately, develop your career. 

What’s more, our client took a pioneering approach to billing targets years ago, when it decided to scrap these in favour of focussing on client service excellence. So, you’ll be getting ‘city centre pay’ for ‘city centre work’, but without the mega caseload, stress, politics and extended commute. 

When we say ‘city centre work’, we aren’t exaggerating. The firm’s clients include brands even the shiniest national law firm would be envious of, such as Tata, Renaker, Network Rail, Lad Bible, Joseph Holt and Dulux. Their private client work involves some of the wealthiest families in South Manchester. 

The firm has an excellent reputation as an employer and is well-known for its exceptional company culture. Its team have a staff retention rate of over 90% and a 99% employee confidence rating in their leaders. 

On top of a very competitive salary and an excellent work-life balance, you’ll receive a range of additional benefits including generous annual leave, private healthcare and subsidised gym membership. 

Intrigued? Reach out to us today to learn more. 

How to apply for this Commercial Litigation Senior Associate 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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£60,000 - £70,000


  • Greater Manchester

Role type

  • Hybrid working

Contract type

  • Permanent

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