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Commercial Litigation Solicitor | 2 - 5 years PQE | Reading


Job Description

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join a leading Dispute Resolution team in Reading and work on a broad variety of disputes.

The Firm

Founded over 100 years ago, our client has built a reputation to become recognised as a leading law firm providing long-term established relationships and innovative solutions to complex legal challenges for both businesses and individuals across the UK and internationally. 

Their lawyers are expert leaders in their fields and know your industry to provide commercially driven strategic advice to start-ups, SMEs, PLCs and large multi-nationals, working in partnership with each client as a trusted adviser to tailor a solution to your need.

The Team

The Dispute Resolution team has an excellent reputation known for the high quality of its work, its technical expertise, and its commercial approach. The Dispute Resolution team is recognised by the legal directories, Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as a leader in its field, with a proven track record of high-profile, high-value and complex litigation from leading commercial and public sector clients.

The Opportunity

The continued growth in new instructions and new clients has created the need to add another Commercial Litigation solicitor to join their highly regarded team.

The role will consist of:

  • A very broad range of commercial dispute resolution work
  • Clients ranging from individuals to large corporate
  • Working with own matters and as part of a team on larger cases
  • Encouraged to develop interests and specialisms in areas of work and industries
  • Promoting the services and reputation of the team and firm
  • The role will also involve supporting the Dispute Resolution department’s wider business development strategies and interests, further details of which will be discussed at the interview

The Candidate

They are looking for someone with commercial litigation experience and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team on a broad variety of disputes.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have demonstrable practical experience of commercial litigation work and be willing to undertake a broad range of work
  • Strong technical and academic capability
  • Understanding and knowledge of litigation processes and procedures
  • Ability to work successfully within a team and independently, as well as to supervise and help with the development of more junior team members
  • Be willing and able to build strong and long-term relationships with clients and introducers
  • Have an interest in and enthusiasm for business development
  • Good time management and personal organisational skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Please do not hesitate to contact Paul Burgin on 0203 355 2262 or

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