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Commercial Litigation Senior Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£82000 - £110000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
3 May 2024

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Practice area
Commercial litigation
Contract type
Full time
6 years, 7 years+
Private practice

Job Details

Join a prestigious Top 10 International Firm and support them in growing their leading Commercial Litigation team as a Senior Associate in their fast-growing Manchester office.

This team gets involved in the most high-profile and impactful litigation in the country and notably, you will benefit from an incredibly supportive and friendly environment.

The Firm

For those looking to work at the world's best legal firms, this is one such business. Having been recognised across countless practice areas with Legal 500 Tier 1 rankings, this firm is responsible for developing some of the most respected legal talents around the world.

In a modern firm that places emphasis on innovation, staff can expect to engage with a range of premier international clients on some of the largest and most high-quality work available. The resulting mixture of this incredible legal talent and exemplary clientele has resulted in this firm winning numerous high-profile awards.

In contrast to many firms of its size and reach, there is an excellent work-life balance and a reputation for a friendly and supportive working environment persists.

Employees receive excellent remuneration and benefits and first-rate ongoing professional development to ensure they can take ownership and progress in their careers.

If you are seeking to develop your expertise and reputation as a leading lawyer within the Commercial Litigation sector and take a tangible step forward in your career, this is an unparalleled opportunity to do so.

The Role

Taking a commercial focus, you will advise on a range of prestigious national and international disputes. Many of the cases you will work on are high-profile and notable for the impact they have, not just on our clients but on the wider legal system.

Based out of the firm's growing Manchester office, you will have the opportunity to support national clients with their most complex and engaging commercial disputes.

You will support clients on every stage of resolving their commercial disputes, from drafting resolution clauses and negotiating pre-contractual clauses to litigation complex cross-jurisdictional disputes and enforcing judgments.

Furthermore, the litigation will span the full spectrum of sectors, from energy, financial services, technology, transport, and more, making for an engaging position.

You will be a core member of the tight-knit team led by some of the leading names in commercial litigation in Manchester. This will provide ample career progression opportunities in addition to receiving support to develop professionally.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Has 6+ years of experience working in Commercial Litigation
  • Be able to provide in-depth case analysis and briefings for the wider team
  • Have experience leading substantial disputes in collaboration with partners.
  • Are able to support the wider team with business development
  • Can show initiative to develop yours, along with the team's market profile and client relationships.
  • First-rate interpersonal skills with the ability to communicate effectively
  • Can manage a varied caseload with a range of clients

What's on offer

  • An opportunity to join one of the leading firms operating internationally
  • Friendly and supportive working environment
  • Excellent career development opportunities
  • Culturally ingrained flexible working
  • Strong salary commensurate to experience
  • Excellent benefits package

Apply now for immediate consideration.

Alternatively, if this isn't right, reach out to find out about other exciting roles or to chat about your career and the current legal market.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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