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Solicitor – Commercial Litigation

Law Staff Legal Recruitment
Haywards Heath
£45000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Career Progression High Quality Work Training
Closing date
27 May 2021
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Leading practice seeks a Commercial Litigation Solicitor on a permanent basis in West Sussex.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a specialist commercial litigation team based in the Haywards Heath area. Utilising your skills and expertise in this field, the successful solicitor will manage a varied and complex caseload from instruction to resolution. Additionally, the successful solicitor will be keen to play an active role in the continued success of the department and firm as a whole.

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


  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Contractual disputes
  • Property litigation
  • Defamation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Conducting own advocacy as required
  • Building client relationships
  • Participating in business development initiatives

The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE
  • Technical proficiency in commercial litigation is essential
  • Able to explain complex matters in clear, accessible language
  • Strives for high standards in their work
  • Is personable, professional and client focused
  • Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Has an aptitude for business development and networking

The Firm

Our client is a well-established firm which specialises in personal legal services – that is, based on matters relating to property, wills and probate and family work. With several offices across the South East, it offers a progressive, modern approach, and enjoys a fantastic level of positive client feedback. The firm is committed to encouraging fee earners and support staff alike to develop their careers to their maximum potential, providing ongoing training and support at all levels; and looks for candidates who are equally committed to teamwork, progressing their own careers and promoting the reputation of the firm as a whole, while providing a first-class service to clients.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Exposure to high quality work
  • Supportive, friendly working environment
  • Continued training and development

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?

Solicitor – Commercial Litigation

For further details of this Commercial Litigation Solicitor vacancy, please contact Charlotte on 01954 208061 quoting reference CW32787.

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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.

By applying for this position you give Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited authorisation to submit your curriculum vitae to the hirer. If you do not wish us to make this application on your behalf please email informing Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited of such. Please note however, once an introduction has been made by Law Staff Legal Recruitment it cannot be withdrawn this and you are bound by the terms as stated here in our terms supplied on our web site.

In accordance with The Conduct of Agencies and Businesses Regulations Act of 2003, Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited require all candidates applying for a position to provide via email, fax or post, a copy of photographic identity and proof of address.

Please also note that all communication, including telephone calls, with Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited are recorded and monitored for training and compliance purposes.

To view Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration terms please go to our website.

As part of Law Staff Legal Recruitment Limited's candidate registration and care process, all successful applications are responded to within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

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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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