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Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Closing date
23 Dec 2020

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A skilled Commercial Litigation Solicitor is required to join a highly successful commercial litigation department in Newcastle Upon Tyne. This is a career changing role and our client is looking to bring a Commercial Litigation Solicitor in at Partner level, either junior or equity, or Senior Associate with a view to quickly becoming a Partner.

Given the success of the team and the amount of quality disputed work they are managing, our client is seeking a commercial litigator to join the team at a senior level, working closely with the Head of Department on complex litigated matters but also provide some supervision to the department and other fee earners.

The Role

-The team is sizeable team of six and work on high profile quality commercial litigation matters and have recently won a couple high profile and high value disputes in Court.

-The team manage a wide variety of matters including complex contractual disputes, shareholder and director disputes, a small amount of property disputes and large professional negligence disputes. The team do not manage any litigated debt matters.

-The team have recently managed high value engineering contract disputes, injunctions, and some high value complex work.

The Person

-You must be an Associate or equivalent within another highly regarded commercial litigation department. If is envisaged, you will have upwards of six years post qualification experience.

-The ideal candidate will also have some IP or technology experience, but this is not essential. Provided you are a highly skilled commercial litigation specialist with a vast amount of experience you will be happily considered.

If you would like to apply for this Commercial Litigation 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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