HOD/Senior Associate - Dispute Resolution

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
£55000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits: Generous Holiday Pension Subsidised Parking Career
Closing date
26 May 2021
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Job Details

Dispute Resolution Senior Associate sought within an accredited practice in Buckinghamshire for head of department role.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a dedicated solicitor to join our client’s specialist dispute resolution team in Chesham. Utilising their skills and expertise in litigation, the successful solicitor will combine aspects of management with the running of a varied caseload, from instruction to resolution. Playing a key role in the continued development of the department this is a challenging but rewarding position for the right candidate.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Director and shareholder disputes
  • Insolvency
  • Contentious probate
  • Contractual disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Consumer litigation
  • Conducting own advocacy as required
  • Networking
  • Participating in business development initiatives

The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 10 years’ PQE
  • Technically proficient in commercial litigation
  • Possesses excellent client care and communication skills
  • Experience of landlord and tenant and consumer disputes is highly advantageous
  • Able to run their own caseload without supervision
  • Knowledge of SRA accounts rules and code of conduct will be a pre-requisite
  • Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Be skilled in business development, marketing and networking

The Firm

Our client is a highly regarded multi-office law firm based in Buckinghamshire who offer a high level of expertise across the board of legal disciplines. They have a deep-rooted history within the region and have built an excellent reputation for their personal approach and exceptional client care. The office for this role is situated close to public transport and immediate amenities. They are now seeking an experienced solicitor within their litigation department in a senior associate/head of department capacity.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Generous holiday
  • Pension scheme
  • Subsidised parking
  • Opportunities for career progression

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

HOD/Senior Associate - Dispute Resolution

For further details of this Dispute Resolution Head of Department/Senior Associate vacancy, please contact Jade on 01954 201336 quoting reference JJ32781.

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Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are a recruitment agency, all vacancy descriptions are of general content and no responsibility is taken for salary or PQE differences. The salary range shown on the current advert may not have been an indication provided by the client and could be a guideline from our research team as a broad indication on salary scales in the market, dependent on experience.

By applying for this position at Law Staff Legal you confirm that you have the experience, training, qualifications and any authorisation required by law or by any professional body, which the position requires and that you are willing to work in the position.

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Based minutes from the delightful, historical city of Cambridge, Law Staff Legal Recruitment specialises in helping legal firms, local authorities, private companies and individual candidates find the best personnel and opportunities in the market.

We put the success of our organisation down to our excellent, friendly team and creating close links with our clients and candidates; providing professional advice and delivering results in the shortest possible time. Over 40% of our clients come to us through word-of-mouth.

Our approach is to listen to what you want and to deliver on a personal basis exactly what you are looking for. An unusually high percentage of our new business is generated through recommendations from satisfied candidates and client firms.

We believe work should be life-enhancing and not a drudge. We pride ourselves on our friendly, human and open approach. Speak to any of us and you will notice the enthusiasm and belief we have for what we do. We treat all our staff with respect, share our success with them and encourage them to make their role their own.

Our organisation's success is the result of the combined effort of each individual.

Currently we have a computerised database of high quality firms actively searching for:

Assistant Solicitors
Legal Executives
Unqualified Fee Earners
Drafts Persons
Legal Secretaries


Find Us
01954 208 070
1 Carisbrooke Court
Anderson Road
CB24 4UQ
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