Commercial Litigation Solicitor/Associate (1-5 PQE)

Job Title: Commercial Litigation Solicitor/Associate (1-5 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
REF: 2211
Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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A leading regional law firm is looking for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with 1-5 years’ PQE to join their Legal 500 commercial litigation department. 

In this role, you’ll provide advice and support to clients on a range of commercial litigation matters. In return, you’ll enjoy a down-to-earth working environment and an excellent benefits package. 

This is a fantastic opportunity for a solicitor who would like to handle top-quality and interesting work and be part of one of the best commercial litigation teams in the North West. 

Commercial Litigation Solicitor - South Manchester 

The company & role 

  • One of the largest and most well-respected independent legal practices in the North West and the winner of The Times’ Best Law Firm award 

  • You will handle a mixed caseload of litigation matters including contract disputes, shareholder disputes, professional negligence cases and partnership disputes 

  • You won’t have any individual billing or time recording targets as the firm encourages collaboration from their lawyers 

  • The firm are well known or providing their lawyers with top-quality work, a fantastic corporate culture and a healthy work-life balance 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Warrington, Wilmslow, Altrincham, Stockport, Macclesfield, Tameside, High Peak 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Top of the market salary 

  • Hybrid working (3 days in the office, 2 at home), plus flexible working hours  

  • Private healthcare 

  • Death in service 

  • Generous annual leave entitlement and employer pension contribution 

  • Subsidised gym membership 

  • Recently refurbished, open-plan office (complete with pool table, table tennis and yoga space!) 

The ideal candidate 

  • An ambitious Commercial Litigation Solicitor with 1-5 years’ PQE 

  • Will have sound knowledge of a range of commercial litigation matters and experience providing high-quality advice at a leading law firm 

  • Will have a good academic background and training 

  • Will be technically skilled and able to develop and maintain strong client relationships 

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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