Head of Commercial Litigation

Job Title: Head of Commercial Litigation
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Didsbury
Salary: £80,000 - £150,000
REF: 2280
Contact Name: Rebecca Blundell
Contact Email: rebecca.blundell@realmrecruit.com

A well-established but dynamic multi-service law firm is looking for an experienced Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join them as Head of Department.  

In this role, you’ll head up a growing commercial litigation team and handle a varied litigation caseload of contract disputes, property litigation, commercial litigation and contentious insolvency work. You'll also be actively involved in business development in order to supplement the work enjoyed by the team as a result of the firm’s solid client base. 

This is the perfect opportunity for a solicitor who is perhaps looking to take the next step up in their career, would like to work flexibly and avoid commuting into the city centre. 

Head of Commercial Litigation – South Manchester  

The company & role   

  • A down-to-earth multi-service legal practice with a dedicated and friendly team 

  • Working as part of an experienced team, you’ll be entrusted with a broad-ranging caseload including breaches of contract, commercial property litigation matters, professional negligence cases and financial litigation 

  • As Head of Department, you’ll lead and supervise colleagues and will also be expected to generate work through business development 

  • The firm are looking to grow the litigation team over the next 12 months and are open to the possibility of a team move 

  • The firm are experts in commercial and residential property, litigation, employment and wills, trusts and are known for their excellent service 

  • The firm are based in the heart of Didsbury village, close to all major transport links and local amenities 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Altrincham, Wilmslow and Stockport 

Added extras and benefits   

  • Generous holiday allowance plus your birthday off and bank holidays 

  • Healthcare cover 

  • Dental cover 

  • Flexible and remote working 

The ideal candidate   

  • A Commercial Litigation Solicitor with 10+ years’ PQE and a broad range of experience in commercial and property litigation 

  • Will have a proven track record of generating your own work and you may have a client following 

  • Will be an excellent communicator and provide an exceptional level of client care  

  • Will be self-motivated, reliable and have good attention to detail 

  • Will be very well-organised and have good time management skills 

How to apply for this Head of Commercial Litigation 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.blundell@realmrecruit.com.   

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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