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Commercial Litigation Associate

Realm Recruit
Closing date
7 May 2024

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Practice area
Commercial litigation
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years
Private practice

Job Details

  • 3-4 PQE
  • Highly respected, international firm
  • Generous employee benefits package
  • Flexible working arrangements
We're excited to present a unique opportunity with a highly respected and leading international firm based in Manchester. Specialising in a wide range of dispute related work, the company is known for its leading role in the commercial litigation field.

This role offers a competitive salary and stands out for its commitment to a healthy work-life balance through true flexibility. The firm also champions an 'open door' policy, fostering a supportive and approachable environment for all.

As a Commercial Litigation Associate, you'll be part of a team of nine lawyers, engaging in tasks from assisting partners and legal directors, to independently managing your own cases. Your valuable contributions will not only significantly impact the firm's operations but also develop your skills and broaden your legal expertise.

To thrive in this role, we're looking for a dedicated legal professional with 3-4 PQE in commercial litigation. Strong academic credentials and an ability to work effectively within a team are also essential.

Offering a culture of excellence, our client proudly holds high rankings in L500 and Chambers UK and continues to be recognised for its efforts in business development and innovation in technology. This impressive litigation team continues to grow and excel, providing a fertile ground for professional development.

Keen to be part of a leading firm that prioritises a balanced lifestyle and ongoing professional growth? Here's an opportunity to springboard your legal career in a supportive, dynamic, and esteemed environment.

How to apply for this role

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.

Alternatively, contact Rebecca Blundell at Realm Recruit, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest.

Rebecca is a Senior 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.

Know someone else who might be suitable?

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Realm Recruit is committed to providing fair and inclusive support to all applicants. Should you need additional support during the recruitment process, please contact us to ensure your application process goes as smoothly as possible.


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Company info
+44 (0) 3300 24 56 06
Charter House
Woodlands Road
WA14 1HF

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