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Commercial Litigation Solicitor (NQ - 2 PQE)

Realm Recruit
Greater Manchester
up to £35,000 (DOE)
Closing date
7 Oct 2021

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A top 150 award-winning law firm with a fantastic reputation is looking to take on a junior Commercial Litigation Solicitor. 

You'll join a down-to-earth, friendly and supportive team, work closely with senior solicitors and partners and handle your own caseload of commercial litigation work.  

The firm offer all of their employees a great deal of flexibility. While you’ll be based at their office in Wigan, you’ll initially work at home until government restrictions are lifted. You’ll eventually be able to decide whether and how you’d like split your time between the two. 

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious commercial litigation solicitor who would like to do away with the daily commute into the city centre and be part of a close-knit team doing good-quality work. 


Commercial Litigation Solicitor - Greater Manchester / Remote 

The company & role 

  • A Legal 500 and Chambers and Partners recognised full-service firm with 6 offices across the UK 
  • The role will involve handling a broad range of commercial litigation matters including shareholder disputes, debt recovery, contract disputes and breaches of employment restrictive covenants
  • The firm invests heavily in training and development, so this is an excellent opportunity if you would like to progress your career. There have been several success stories where solicitors originally joined the firm as administration assistants
  • They have a supportive and collegiate culture and understand the importance of having a healthy work-life balance
  • Commutable from Manchester, Bolton, St Helens, Preston and Warrington 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Life assurance
  • Flexible and home working (all I.T equipment will be provided)
  • Holiday sale and purchase scheme
  • Sabbatical scheme 
  • Salary sacrifice pension scheme
  • Active social calendar 

The ideal candidate 

  • An NQ Solicitor or a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with up to 2 years’ PQE
  • Must have experience in commercial litigation and used to working with case management systems
  • A confident and articulate communicator
  • A hard-working team player focused on getting the very best result for their clients 


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 at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of litigation lawyers. Working with departments across the North West and Yorkshire, 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 to 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. 

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At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

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.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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