Consultant Solicitor - International Commercial Litigation

Job Title: Consultant Solicitor - International Commercial Litigation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: Uncapped earning potential - take home 70% of fees generated
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Contact Name: Realm Recruit
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This is a great opportunity for an ambitious Commercial Litigation Solicitor looking for a fresh challenge. 

An award-winning full-service law firm based in Manchester is looking to take on a Consultant Solicitor.  

In this role, the firm are seeking an experienced commercial litigation lawyer with an international background and solid client following to join as a self-employed consultant. 

In return, you’ll benefit from a very supportive working culture, a flexible working environment, which promotes remote working and a healthy work-life balance and uncapped earning potential, taking home 70% of fees generated.  

Consultant Solicitor - International Commercial Litigation - Manchester / Remote 

The company & role 

  • An expanding multi-national law firm with a strong focus on international business 

  • The firm has years of experience helping people transition from life as a law firm employee to working as part of their dynamic team as a consultant solicitor 

  • You will receive support the whole time including; understanding the process of becoming self-employed, getting advice on tax matters, IT support, support from their paralegals and admin staff, access to their third-party suppliers and much more 

  • While the firm is based in Manchester the role can be fully remote 

  • The firm won at the International Advisory Experts Awards in 2020 

  • Commutable from Greater Manchester, Merseyside, Cheshire, Yorkshire, Midlands and London 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Remote working 

  • More control over progression and development opportunities 

  • Greater Independence 

  • Uncapped earning potential 

  • More ability to focus on legal practice 

The ideal candidate 

  • An experienced commercial litigation lawyer with 8+ years’ PQE 

  • An international background and solid client following 

  • A strong communicator who is comfortable undertaking business development activity 

  • A well-organised self-starter 

How to apply for this Consultant 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 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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