Senior Commercial Litigation Solicitor (Spec)

England, Essex, Chelmsford
Up to £0.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
12 Jul 2018
09 Aug 2018
Ricky Chun
Practice area
Civil litigation
Full time
Contract type

Are you a Commercial Litigation Solicitor looking for an opportunity to progress at one of Essex most prestigious and highly regarded firms? If you are perhaps in a top-heavy team and seeking a route for career progression, this could be the springboard you are looking for.

This firm have grown substantially in recent years, this is in part due to an influx of new work, this makes now an exciting time to join given the opportunities available.

The firm

This firm are ranked in the Legal 500 and Chambers and are top tier in some areas. They have a rich heritage dating back several decades and are very deep rooted in the community.

This practice are extremely people focussed, they have a track record of developing and nurturing legal talent, this is evident in the amount of home grown Partners that they have.

The firm place quality and high levels of client service at the heart of what they do. The firm are well-known in the local community and are often involved in local events. The majority of their business comes to them as a result of referrals.

The practice is a full multiservice firm, working for a broad range of clients, ranging from HNW individuals, to OMB, SME to some larger multinational companies. This wide breath of clients allows fee earners to have variety making for more interesting caseloads.

The firm can offer good prospects for progression with continued growth.

The role

The firm are currently seeking a Senior Commercial Litigation Solicitor to work in the firms flourishing Colchester, Essex.

You will work alongside a highly experienced Partner, working on high quality work. This will be a hands-on role where you will get lots of autonomy and not just high levels of exposure to technical disputes, but you will be at the forefront of the department, leading a team and working alongside the other Partner to lead the department forwards.

This could be the perfect opportunity for a Senior Associate looking for a step up to Partnership.

The client base is broad and will include SME, OMB and national companies, this will make for an interesting caseload. The caseload will include; breach of contract, negligence, insurance, employment, property, insolvency, IT, social media, intellectual property and regulatory problems.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with at least 7 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of experience)
  • You should have strong experience in commercial litigation
  • Ideally, you will have a strong billings history
  • You should have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Strong communication skills and the ability to work well in a team are essential
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an excellent opportunity for a Senior Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join this highly regarded legal 500 firm based in the Colchester, Essex.

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give me a call for a confidential conversation.

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