Commercial Litigation Solicitor
This major player in the Leeds market is looking for a junior commercial litigation solicitor to join its tier one commercial litigation team.
The firm is top ranked for commercial dispute resolution in Leeds and has a close-knit 3-partner team, which forms part of a far larger dispute resolution practice covering areas such as banking & finance litigation, real estate litigation, regulatory and insolvency litigation.
The commercial dispute resolution team handles the full range of pure commercial disputes across a wide range of sectors including oil & gas, automotive, financial and construction, working with sizeable local Yorkshire-based clients as well as bigger national and sometimes global clients. You will work on matters with all 3 partners to ensure that you are given exposure to the full range of work carried out by the team and given the opportunity to see the different litigation styles to help you to further develop your technical skills and your own personal approach.
You will also work closely with other teams in helping to deliver an effective cross-discipline approach to major clients, encompassing a strategic risk management strategy to help reduce their exposure to litigation, as well as getting involved in cross-border, multi-jurisdictional chunky litigation matters.
As a junior lawyer at the firm, you will be encouraged to take on your own caseload of less complex matters, as well as working closely with the partners and other members of the well-balanced team on larger and more complex cases.
The ideal candidate will have a very strong academic profile and a good grounding gained in commercial litigation with a commensurate commercial firm, either one of the nationals, a City firm or a very strong regional.
The firm pays top market rate salaries and, whilst you're inevitably going to be putting in the hours in the top tier,this firm tends to have a bit more of a work life balance than some other top tier firms.
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