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Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
£60000 - £80000 per annum
Closing date
19 Nov 2020
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Job Details

A highly skilled Commercial Litigation Solicitor is required to join out client based in Newcastle Upon Tyne in this Head of Department opportunity. Our client has an unrivalled backing of investors and so this is really an opportunity to develop and build a team around you. This Commercial Litigation role is a Director level opportunity for someone ambitious and driven and enjoys business development!


-Our client has noticed a gap in the market for commercial litigation matters and they already have the backing of high-profile Chambers.

-The firm has an excellent support network already in place ready for this commercial litigation team to grow and be a huge success.

-There will be no set targets in place at least for the first six to twelve months whilst you are establishing yourself. This is a supported lead role within a newly established Commercial Litigation department.


-If you are a current Associate looking to progress and have more responsibility including managing a team then this is perfect for you as you will be responsible further developing the commercial litigation work across a number of sectors including the travel sector. With active clients, ready to discuss a commercial litigation offering this is an opportunity to truly make your own.

-Given the nature of this role you must be ambitious. You must be prepared to network and use your business development skills with for example brokers that already use the firm in other departments.

-Ideally you will have had exposure to a broad mix of commercial litigation matters. It is envisaged you will have a minimum of 5 years post qualification experience.

How to Apply

If you would like to apply for this Commercial Litigation Solicitor role or would like to hear more about it, please contact Fiona Hill at Sacco Mann or ask to speak to another member of the team. Alternatively, if you know of anyone who would be suitable for this role then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms please see our website.


Sacco Mann are specialist Legal Recruiters recognised as regional experts with a genuine interest in, as well as knowledge of, their marketplace. We are renowned for giving clear and straightforward career advice and true quality of service.

We have thirteen experienced consultants focussing on legal recruitment, encompassing the Commercial, General Practice, Public Sector and In House positions, both permanent and locum. In addition two consultants specialise within the Patents and Trademarks sector.

We feel that much of our success has been due to the fact that we:

- try to accurately guage and understand what both candidates and clients require and indeed that which they are able to offer and then bring the two together
- have a demonstrable knowledge of the marketplace. Fundamentally what you need is not merely someone who can post your CV to a practice, but someone whose strength of contacts within the firms can add value, ensuring that you are given proper consideration
- discuss each role with you thoroughly and get prior clearance before a CV is submitted. This is an extremely important for protecting confidentiality and avoiding duplication
- brief you fully prior to any interviews, ensuring that you know what the role entails and how the interview will be run. We also give you honest interview feedback - if you don't do very well in an interview you can always learn from the experience
- are accessible and return your calls

Why use Sacco Mann?

Principally because we believe that the points outlined above are fundamental. We enjoy recruitment, and we are good at it, because we genuinely enjoy assisting people make positive career moves. We don't shuffle paper because we know our marketplace and are therefore in a position to give reliable, knowledgeable and practical advice.

The vast majority of our applicants and clients are at pains to thank us for the advice and service that we provide and we believe the high level of referral business is a direct result of the fact that lawyers value our input.

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