Commercial Litigation - 5-8

Leeds, West Yorkshire, England
£48000 - £60000 per annum
20 Sep 2017
18 Oct 2017
Rachael Mann
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

A fantastic new role has arisen for a Commercial Litigation solicitor to join a strong regional team in Leeds. The department is continuously growing their reputation within the market and have some excellent quality work for national plc firms and major household names. They have really worked hard to develop this higher end and complex work over recent years and this is certainly paying dividends for them.
The team is close knit and you will be working within and friendly and collegiate atmosphere. This is a great opportunity to really excel your career and develop your skills within an ambitious firm.

The Role
The department is forward thinking and is organically expanding and are regarded really highly across the market. You will be handling a varied caseload of general commercial litigation matters from contract disputes to IT litigation and procurement which is a mixture of both high value complex work and generic contract disputes.
A great aspects of this role is you will have the opportunity to undertake international work and there is a growing amount of this. You will both have your own files and work with Partners on some of the very complex and high quality work, really continuing your development. Clients of the firm include large corporates, OMBs and High Net Worth individuals and the role involves a lot of client contact time too.
This role will give you the opportunity to really build and expand your own client base and network from the beginning and be fully engaged with them. You will be encouraged to this and this will really help your continuous skills development.

The Candidate

Ideally, you will have between 4 and 8 years post qualification experience. However, if your experience falls closely outside of this bracket. You will have solid experience in commercial litigation and a strong keenness to develop this. You will receive a fantastic level of support with the team from more senior members and partners, but you will be expected to run your own work from start to finish.
You will be required to and have a keenness to get involved in the wider aspects of the firm including business development, our client is looking to recruit someone who buys into the vision of the firm and will add real value to their team and the firm as whole, for this person there is a very genuine opportunity for significant career opportunity.

Many of the firm's lawyers have come from larger practices within the region and that experience and approach very much suits the work, however they are open minded about the specific background of the individual lawyers, providing they can see that the quality of experience and capability is there. This role is one that would very much suit someone who wants to be within a practice where their contribution is very identifiable and where they can benefit from working directly with high profile litigation lawyers.


A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the right candidate as well as realistic profit share scheme and great work/life balance

How To Apply

If you would like to apply for this role then contact Rachael Mann or another member of the Private Practice Team at Sacco Mann. Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you know someone who could be interested then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms, please visit our website.

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