Head of Department - Commercial Litigation

JMC Legal recruitment
England, London, City of London
£100000 - £150000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
12 Nov 2020

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Practice area
Commercial litigation
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With a modern approach, this specialist Legal 500 ranked commercial and corporate law firm have a strong national and international reach, servicing an incredibly high-quality client base.

This firm was founded by two heavy-hitting Partners with City backgrounds and strong client bases and houses entrepreneurial, forward-thinking, innovative and dynamic Lawyers.

The firm has hired excellent Lawyers from London firms with excellent reputations, and who want to handle the highest quality work, in a collegiate and supportive working environment. This is a firm that care about their Lawyers and make sure that they are well rewarded for their hard work. They operate an open-door policy, their Lawyers benefit from the expertise of Partners, by supporting and developing their practices beyond what they thought possible.

The vision for this company is to continue their growth, offering a City quality standard with a fresh approach from their West End, London offices. The firm is also rapidly expanding its international client base, with international, multinational and family offices in Africa, the Middle East, and the USA as clients. Now is a key time to join this exciting practice.

The Role

This Legal 500 ranked firm is currently seeking to hire a Commercial Litigation Partner to join the firms West End, London office as Head of Department.

This role ties in with the firm's ambitious growth plans; as Head of Commercial Litigation you will be working closely with the wider team and board, advising corporate, public and private clients on contentious matters. You will be working with other exceptional Partners that have acted on £4billion+ dispute matters.

Amongst others, you will be involved in litigation in the following areas:

  • Commercial Litigation (Shareholder disputes, Commercial Contracts)
  • Insolvency
  • IT disputes
  • Cross-Border disputes arising over multiple jurisdictions

This role gives an opportunity to be involved with a large amount of client contact, working with the firm's core clients. You will be handling matters in the County, Commercial, TCC, Court of Appeal, High Court and Supreme Court.


  • You will be a Commercial Litigation Solicitor / Partner with at least 7 years PQE
  • You will be commercially minded, dynamic and entrepreneurial
  • You should be ambitious and wanting to progress in your career


  • Salary is highly competitive and negotiable, dependant on the individual
  • You will also earn a lucrative bonus structure, allowing you to significantly increase your earnings
  • You will also receive an exceptional benefits package

This is a stand-out opportunity, with good prospects, for a Commercial Litigation Partner based in the firm's West End, London office.

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

JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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