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Commercial Litigation Partner

England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£60000 - £100000 per annum
Closing date
19 Feb 2021

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Practice area
Commercial litigation
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A skilled Commercial Litigation Partner is required to join a highly successful commercial practice. This is a career changing role and our client is looking to bring a Commercial Litigation Partner, either junior or equity, or Senior Associate with a view to quickly becoming a Partner, into its Leeds office.

The firm is relatively recently established in the Yorkshire market and so this is an opportunity to join the practice at a really exciting stage in its life cycle, with plenty of support from its wider offices. The firm already has a great reputation and given the success of the firm and the amount of quality disputed work they are managing, our client is seeking a Commercial Litigation Partner to join the team at a senior level, working closely with the wider firm on complex litigated matters.

The Role
- This is a standalone role and to be the first litigator within a recently established office in Leeds, however the wider team is a 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.
-There is no necessity to have a following of work, whilst contacts are valuable, the firm is happy to consider those without.

If you would like to apply for this Commercial Litigation role or would like to hear more about it, please contact Andy Purdy 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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