Commercial litigation Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 66301
  • Date Posted: 31 January 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Manchester, Greater Manchester
  • Salary: £36,000 to £60,000
  • Sector: Commercial Lit, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a national firm with a strong presence and they are looking for a commercial litigator NQ-4PQE to join the Manchester office


To manage a caseload of mixed commercial dispute work. This is a chance to join a well established team offering real progression opportunities. The individual will be supervised on larger cases and will have exposure to a wide range of commercial disputes work. They will also have a reasonable degree of autonomy to build and run their own caseload.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Manage own caseload of general commercial disputes cases
  • Assist partners with high level commercial dispute work
  • Involvement in business development and profile raising initiatives
  • Complete Management information procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set targets/KPIs
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, compliance and quality measures are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant Weightmans and client policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans' and the client's values

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification

Person Specification

  • Qualified solicitor
  • Demonstrate experience of commercial disputes work
  • Trained at and worked as an NQ at a city, large regional or national practice
  • Experience in as many of the following types of dispute as possible: contract disputes, restrictive covenant disputes, finance disputes, procurement disputes, IT disputes, IP litigation, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, franchise disputes and insolvency litigation
  • Motivated and highly-driven
  • Excellent IT and typing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Flexible approach

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.