Salary: £43,000 to £53,000 per annum
We are a medium-sized, single site, full-service law firm based in Reading.
Our two-partner commercial dispute resolution team boasts some enviable blue chip clients and a caseload which includes complex domestic and cross-border disputes They are currently looking to recruit an experienced solicitor/associate level litigator to support them. As part of the team you’ll build your experience working collaboratively on some challenging disputes while also running your own caseload of more straightforward cases.
The role offers a significant level of variety and interest. You will work across a range of sectors and work-types, which may include commercial contract disputes, construction, professional indemnity, insolvency disputes, fraud, IP and international arbitration. Clients will span many sectors, including automotive, financial services, leisure, fisheries, logistics and FMCG.
You’ll need to be resourceful, responsive and resilient, with the ability to grasp new challenges and areas of law quickly and accurately. You’ll benefit from support and career development from highly regarded and experienced partners and our senior associate and access to cases of a quality hard to find elsewhere in Reading. As you’ll be expected to work with limited supervision on your own cases, we expect you will already have accumulated a minimum of 2 years’ pqe in commercial litigation before joining us. We’ll expect you to have an interest and, ideally a successful track record, in marketing and practice development. We like to provide tailored and pragmatic solutions for our clients so being able to demonstrate a high level of client care is essential.
As a firm it is always important to us to nurture and support our people and this year we have invested heavily to support remote working. We have also introduced many adjustments to our premises to ensure a safe working environment for those who need/want to be in the office. Over the longer term we are committed to embracing a continued degree of home working and more flexibility in working arrangements to support our people with their changing lifestyles and expectations.
If the variety and challenge of this role appeals to you, we’d like to hear from you. Please apply with detailed CV and a covering letter explaining what you can bring to the role.