Commercial Litigation Partner

Employer
JMC Legal recruitment
Location
England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
Salary
£90000 - £120000 per annum
Closing date
4 Mar 2021

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Join an award-winning regional law firm that is experiencing explosive growth and has exciting plans to expand onto the national stage. The firm is looking for an ambitious, entrepreneurial Commercial Litigation Partner to join its heavy-hitting leadership team. You can expect to receive a highly competitive remuneration package, with a market-leading bonus structure, and the prospect of obtaining equity in the near future.

The Firm:

This is a highly regarded regional heavyweight with eight offices across the North West. They have developed an outstanding reputation for their level of client service, which has seen them repeatedly ranked in the Legal 500 across a number of practice areas. This reputation ensures a steady stream of high-quality work which is the envy of its competitors in the region.

You will find a quality of work unheard of at a firm of this size, ranging from HNW individuals to national corporations including a host of household names. Their main areas for individuals are Property, Family, and Private Client, and on the business side, they have renowned specialist teams across Corporate, Litigation, and Employment. Within all of the areas above, they have received countless regional and national industry awards, demonstrating the firm's success and the level of technical ability that they possess.

You can expect to be surrounded by lawyers who are innovative, entrepreneurial, and well-known for their specialist knowledge. This mix of talented individuals has bred a truly successful environment, with the firm posting year on year growth for the past five years. 2020 saw record turnover and profit, despite coronavirus.

The Role:

The firm is now looking for a Commercial Litigation Partner to join its highly regarded Dispute Resolution department.

You will work alongside a close-knit, astute Partnership team and play a pivotal role in driving the firm forward as they continue the explosive growth they are experiencing.

The Commercial Litigation team sits as part of the wider Dispute Resolution department, which is an exciting and growing part of the firm's practice. There is strong collaboration between each team within the Dispute Resolution department, sharing new ideas, contacts, and best practice. This collaboration has fuelled the department's growth, and it is now one of the firm's most profitable.

The quality of work is exceptionally high, and you will find yourself working on a range of high-value disputes on behalf of a diverse client base. The Commercial Litigation team cover everything from shareholder disputes, commercial fraud, contract disputes, and banking & finance disputes. This variety makes for a challenging and stimulating role, and due to the demand for the firm's services, you will have an interesting caseload to pick up from day one.

Given the firm's penchant for promoting lawyers to Partnership internally, it is very rare for a role at this level to become available. It is an exciting time to join as they embark on a journey to become one of the key national players and make waves in the market. You can expect to receive a highly competitive salary, a bonus on your billings, in addition to a bonus based on team performance, and on any work that you refer to other departments.

Requirements:

* You will be a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with a minimum of 8 years PQE (there is no upper limit in regards to the amount of experience)
* You will either already be a Partner or an ambitious Senior Associate, and will have experience leading a successful team and undertaking high-quality work
* You will have first-class communication skills
* Be a commercially astute individual, with a flair for business development

This is an excellent opportunity to join a growing, regional law firm as part of their successful Commercial Litigation team, based in Manchester City Centre. You will play a critical role in the firm's success and will have the chance to make your mark as the firm expands on the national stage.

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

Company

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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