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Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Thornton Legal
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
£52000 - £56000 per annum
Closing date
18 Oct 2021

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Thornton legal are working with a Top 100 Law Firm based in the North West. They are looking to recruit a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with upwards of 4 years PQE.

The role is to work in a Legal 500 ranked Dispute Resolution Team consisting of 3 Partners and 8 Associates. Work types would include a range of the following:

  • Shareholder Disputes
  • Breach of Contract Claims
  • Breach of Warranty
  • Professional Negligence
  • Property Litigation
  • IP disputes
  • Debt recovery

Clients of the firms include sports clubs, large retailers, SME's, banks and national corporations.

The litigation work is genuinely commercial as opposed to insurance based. It is hoped that the successful candidate will integrate quickly into a team that has experience of all manner of dispute resolution work from court proceedings to arbitration, mediation and adjudication.

Candidates with less than 4 years PQE but can demonstrate that they can add value to the team from day one will be considered provided they have sound academics and have worked for a similarly sized full-service law firm.

Part time candidates will also be considered on their merits.

Salary up to £50,000 plus benefits including:

  • 25 days Annual Leave per annum - increasing to 32 days BUPA Private Healthcare
  • Prolonged (Long Term) Disability Scheme
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefit
  • Employee Bonus Scheme
  • Enhanced Occupational Sick Pay
  • Enhanced Maternity/Paternity
  • Buy and Release Annual Leave Scheme

Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only. All applications demonstrating the skills necessary to fulfil the role will be considered

Up to £250 paid in vouchers for successful referrals. Terms and conditions apply, please ask for details.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Nick Tappin at Thornton Legal directly.

Thornton Legal has strong relationships with law firms of all sizes and specialisms in the North West. We help build the careers of Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Assistants across a broad range of experience levels and we would be delighted to work with you now or in the future.


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

Find us on Linkedin here and our website here


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0151 305 5757 / 0113 232 0777
Thornton Legal
North West
Legal Recruiters
United Kingdom
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