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Commercial Litigation Associate / Principal Associate

Realm Recruit
£45,000 - £55,000
Closing date
14 Jul 2021

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A top 45 law firm is looking for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join their Legal 500 and Chambers recognised team in Birmingham. 

In this role, you’ll join a national commercial litigation team and work independently as well as work alongside Partners and senior colleagues on a varied caseload of matters. 

The firm place a significant emphasis on the wellbeing of their employees offer flexible and home working to all of their lawyers. They provide their staff with an exceptional working culture and a very competitive benefits package. 

This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic commercial litigation lawyer looking to join an experienced team and handle a broad range of top-quality work. 

Commercial Litigation Associate / Principal Associate - Birmingham  The company & role 

    An award-winning national law firm with an excellent reputation  

    You will manage your own caseload, including proactive management of cases with limited supervision and assist senior colleagues with more complex and high-value commercial litigation matters 

    You’ll join a Legal 500 and Chambers-recognised team that act on behalf of clients that include large corporates, owner-managed businesses, public bodies, insurers and regulatory bodies 

    The firm are committed to fostering a culture of equality and diversity and has been recognised as a Top Employer by the Top Employers Institute 

    It won the award for Leading Legal Employer at Britain’s Top Employers Awards 

    Commutable from Birmingham, West Bromwich, Wolverhampton, Walsall, Stourbridge and Coventry 

Added extras and benefits  

    Top of the market pay  

    Flexible working and home working  

    Genuine career progression prospects with the opportunity to handle high calibre work 

    25 days holiday 


    Pension plan 

    Life insurance 

    Childcare vouchers 

    Discounted gym membership 

    Optical and dental scheme 

The ideal candidate 

    A Commercial Litigation Solicitor with 5+ years’ PQE 

    You will have the ability to work to deadlines / targets, to prioritise and manage a caseload and deliver effective solutions 

    You will have the ability to work well as part of a team and on your own initiative with a positive attitude 

    You have strong legal and analytical skills with an eye for detail 

    You have excellent organisation and time-management skills 

    You are a great communicator and have excellent interpersonal skills 

    You have exemplary IT skills 

How to apply for this Commercial Litigation Solicitor role   If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Rebecca on 03300 245 606 or email

Rebecca is an Associate Consultant here at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West, she recruits for commercial litigation, property litigation and financial litigation roles at all levels. Rebecca’s experience in the legal sector and expert market knowledge means that she is perfectly placed help you take your next step. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



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Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

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