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Commercial Litigation Solicitor 2-5PQE

Bailey Hunter Ltd
Stockton-on-Tees, Durham (GB)
Negotiable depending on experience plus competitive benefits package
Closing date
30 Dec 2021

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Practice area
Commercial litigation
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years
Private practice
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Job Details

One of the largest law firms in Teesside are seeking an additional Commercial Litigation Solicitor/FILEX to join their reputable team in Stockton on Tees. The team is headed by two Commercial Litigation Partners and will provide exposure to high quality, complex and varied work across the North of England and beyond, with regular client contact and business development opportunities.

It is a great opportunity to develop your skillset in a supportive environment where you will be responsible for managing your own case load and assisting the partners on larger, more complex matters, which will include B2B contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence, property litigation, construction and engineering disputes, contentious probate and defamation.

You will need:

  • At least 2 years experience of working in commercial litigation, handling own caseload,
  • Good client and team communication skills.
  • Good time management and an aptitude for understanding what first class client service is, and delivering it consistently.
  • Good risk management skills, complying with regulatory requirements such as money laundering and data protection.
  • Commercial nous.
  • Good file management procedures and organisational skills.
  • Ability to remain up-to-date with changes in the law.
  • Experience of working with Case Management systems

Our client offers an attractive salary package, including pension, bonus scheme, flexible working. There will be opportunities to specialise and develop a class-leading profile as the team grows.


Bailey Hunter Ltd offers a confidential legal recruitment service to all levels of fee earners including Paralegals, Legal Executives, Solicitors and Partners.

We have established relationships with numerous clients, private practice, from niche small to medium-sized practices to large national firms, and in-house companies.

We handle assignments throughout the UK.

1. Claire Cox, the Managing Director, is a qualified Solicitor, having practised for 3 years as a Solicitor in the North East, and has since 2001 worked in legal recruitment at fee earner level throughout the UK. 

2. We also offer a Candidate Incentive Scheme. For each friend you refer and we place in a new role, you will receive £100 of gift vouchers (provided they are not already registered, of course). 

For a confidential discussion, contact us now:

T: 0113 3185293
M: 07786 224036

Find Us
0113 3185293
4-6 Lidgett Lane,
West Yorkshire
LS25 1EQ
United Kingdom
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