Com.Lit. Solicitor - 1-5 years PQE

Leeds, West Yorkshire
up to £49,000 DOE
08 Nov 2016
06 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial Litigation Associate Solicitor (PQE 1-5)


Location: Leeds / Sheffield


Our client is a major global practice with a presence in over 30 countries. This, of course, means that their lawyers have access to some of the biggest and most high profile clients, offering some of the best quality of work. That said, this firm has had a presence in the Yorkshire market for over 200 years and they are absolutely committed to providing unrivalled support to businesses across the region and beyond.

The Commercial Litigation team is dynamic and progressive and one of the largest dispute-resolution practices, globally.  The global team is divided into several specialist litigation and regulatory teams, many of which are recognised as leaders in their field.


The right candidate will join the team in handling a technically challenging caseload, with a wide spectrum of clients across multiple industries, aiming to manage litigation as cost-effectively and efficiently as possible, in line with our client’s business objectives. You will be given exposure to a level and variety of work that is unrivalled within the region and indeed, nationally / internationally.

In return, this firm will provide a commitment to give you the highest quality training and career development; a generous, industry-leading salary and benefits package; and all the support you will require to be able to make your day-to-day work life easier.


The ideal candidate will be 1-5 years PQE. You will also possess an excellent academic record and will have come from a similar Commercial Litigation background from a well-established practice. The focus here is on an individual who is driven to develop their own practice and client network; someone who will is committed to client engagement and relationship development.  

The client provides a high level of responsibility and autonomy, aligned with the right level of support and opportunities to ensure that you succeed.


An excellent academic background;

  • 1-5 years PQE;
  • Strong Commercial Litigation experience from within a well-established practice;
  • A lateral thinker, someone who will be able to manage potential risk and solve complex business disputes as swiftly and as effectively as possible;
  • A naturally excellent communicator who is able to establish and maintain good client relations; and
  • A dynamic and driven individual with a desire to grow.

If you know the direction in which you want to take your career but have not been given the infrastructure or opportunity to do so thus far, then the success and size of this firm means that they can and will provide you with everything you need to be able to flourish.

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