Commercial Litigation Associate

England, London, City of London
£62500 - £77500 per annum + Negotiable and Excellent Benefits
05 Aug 2019
02 Sep 2019
Max Gulliford
Practice area
Commercial litigation
Full time
Contract type

Are you a Commercial Litigation Associate looking to work for a boutique London firm that really punches above their weight in terms of work quality? This firm would facilitate a move away from the structured, siloed culture of a huge City firm, whilst still maintaining a very high standard of International work and offering very realistic progression to ambitious Lawyers.

The Firm

Over the past decade the founders have worked hard to grow a culture that delivers exceptional legal advice whilst remaining competitive on fees against the large City firms.
They specialise in Commercial & Banking Litigation predominantly, particularly claims against banks and financial institutions. The lawyers at this firm all have big City backgrounds and have been hugely successful since joining the firm.

The firm undertake Banking & Finance Disputes, Commercial Contractual disputes, Fraud, Shareholder & Investor disputes, Money Laundering and Regulatory Investigations, International Arbitration under LMAA, LCIA and ICC rules as well as Defamation. They also handle Civil Litigation & Professional Negligence matters.

The Role

This expert team act for many different clients including hedge funds, corporations and ultra-high net worth individuals. They have a name in the market for their expertise handling high profile cases, usually with an international element. They are also well known for their work on long running domestic matters such as those that resulted from the 2008 economic crisis.
Their team have a wealth of knowledge in complex commercial litigation, asset tracing, freezing injunctions both defending and obtaining, multijurisdictional disputes, third party disclosures and "dawn raid" orders. They are also skilled in resolving disputes through neutral determinations and other forms of arbitration and mediation.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a firm that deals with work on par with the top City practices. You will be given a platform to progress working alongside industry leading partners.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with 1-4 years PQE (the firm are looking to hire two Associate)
  • Your previous role must be in private practice, not in house
  • First class communication and interpersonal skills are essential
  • There is an excellent opportunity for progression
  • Salary is highly competitive with an excellent bonus structure and benefits package

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

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