Solicitor - Private Client Litigation

JMC Legal recruitment
England, London, City of London
£70000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
12 Mar 2021
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Job Details

Can you see a glass ceiling for progression ahead? Are you tired of a culture that leaves you wondering if there are happier places to be? This could be an excellent option for you to consider, as this firm is keen to invest in their lawyers futures and they are widely revered for a happy, sociable culture - even during the pandemic, they have stuck together and remained as sociable and friendly as ever (even when it has to be virtual!)

If you are a Solicitor in Private Client Litigation seeking a senior associate role at a prestigious and friendly firm, with progression prospects then this would be a fantastic step to achieve such goals.

The Firm

This top 200 practice are forward-thinking, entrepreneurial, dynamic and commercially focussed. You will find that they offer commercial and creative solutions for their clients, with the highest level of technical expertise.

They are culturally a dream! In normal times, they have a roof top terrace for drinks and socialisation. They are very open to flexible working and a split between remote working and being in the office.

The Role

The firm are seeking a Private Client Litigation Senior Associate 5-8 PQE to join them in their modern City of London office

The whole Private Client team in this firm are incredibly friendly - they are sociable and collaborative and support each other.

This role will involve a supervisory element, so when offices re-open you'll need to be there a few days per week - the office in the heart of London is really a great place to be!

In the role, you'll provide a full range of contentious private client advice to an enviable client base.

The team handles all different types of contentious claims and this role will include: 1975 Act claims, TOLATA claims, undue influence, removal of executors, deeds of variation as well as experience of dealing with Court of Protection issues (financial abuse, applications for removal of attorneys and deputies).

The private client disputes team are very busy and have had a real influx of high quality work.

You will deal with well-known public figures and HNW individuals. There is real demand from their client base for this service.

This role would be well suited to a candidate that may have hit a glass ceiling in terms of progression and Partnership.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a long-established firm that has real ambition to continue to grow.


  • You will be a Private Client (Contentious) Solicitor with at least 5 years PQE (those with up to a maximum of 9 years qualified will be considered)
  • You should have an excellent technical knowledge
  • You will have a "can do" attitude and be a first-class communicator
  • You should have a meticulous eye for detail
  • Salary is negotiable depending on your level of experience, plus an excellent benefits package

This is an exceptional Private Client Litigation, Senior Associate position based in the heart of the City of London with an incredible firm, well known for it's fabulous culture and high end client base.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to give Charlie Simpkin at JMC Legal Recruitment a call for a confidential con


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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