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Senior In-house Litigation Lawyer

Chadwick Nott
Wales / England
Closing date
2 Nov 2020

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Sector/Practice Area
Dispute Resolution, Commercial Litigation
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, In-House
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Job Details

My client is a multinational, publicly listed business with a major focus in transport solutions.

They now seek to recruit a Senior Litigation Lawyer to operate as part of a very small team of legal specialists in the UK; this person will be responsible and accountable for supporting all litigation matters that arise in relation to customer contract disputes at any point during the contractual service relationship.

This person will provide expert support and advice to the Project Management teams during service fulfilment and to the sales teams at the contract negotiation phase as appropriate. Taking ownership of matters which have advanced to litigation or pre-action stage and taking full responsibility for the management and delivery of any litigation processes that the company encounters.

A qualified UK solicitor, 7+ PQE you will have extensive in-house litigation experience ideally within the Rail sector or very similar experience and strong knowledge and awareness of the complexities of such an environment. You must be a skilled communicator and capable of interacting with the business at all levels. Strong technical ability is essential. Prior in-house experience is not necessary. The role may involve trips to other UK and European locations.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a high-profile and progressive business at a level which offers great scope to carve out a successful career within the organisation. You will be rewarded with a highly competitive salary, an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to work autonomously in a collegiate and meritocratic environment.

To apply for this position, or to discuss any aspect of the role, please contact David Cartwright at Chadwick Nott on 0121 200 5576 or

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.


Our business is about you. Helping you find the right job. We’ve been in the recruitment industry for 20 years, so we’re confident we can make a real difference to your career prospects. Over half of our business is repeat or recommended business – candidates returning for their next career move or recommending their colleagues to us. We like it like that.


But that’s not enough. We want to improve our legal recruitment service every day, every week, and every year, to ensure your success.


Our depth and breadth of experience means we already know the legal recruitment market inside out. And our industry-leading training programme fully prepares candidates for what lies ahead in a law career. So, as a lawyer, you can trust us when you need to take the next step.


We see things from your perspective. Nearly all our staff have legal training, and many have actually practised as solicitors. Which means you benefit from their in-depth knowledge of local markets, and specialist legal recruitment advice from consultants with first-hand, relevant experience.


Of course we take your career extremely seriously. We’ve worked long and hard to build trust and rapport with our clients and candidates, and all our dealings are treated with utmost confidence. We have a reputation for being proactive and well connected in the legal profession, and we’re always determined to achieve the best possible outcome for you.


For more information about how we can assist you please visit or call us in confidence on 0800 0121 848


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