Senior Associate/HoD - Commercial Litigation

  • Job Reference: BH-36694
  • Date Posted: 28 May 2024
  • Recruiter: Law Staff
  • Location: Hampshire
  • Remote Working: Some remote working possible
  • Salary: £55,000 to £70,000
  • Sector: Commercial litigation
  • Personnel Type: Solicitor

Job Description

Our client is seeking a dynamic and driven 4 years+ PQE Lawyer to lead their busy dispute resolution department. The Firm are seeking an individual to lead the department of 2 Lawyers and 1 Paralegal with an eagerness to contribute to the team's growth. This role offers a fantastic opportunity for you to demonstrate your excellent people skills, strong organisational and time management abilities, and proficiency in IT.

This position is ideal for a solicitor with demonstrated expertise, a commitment to exceptional client care, and a track record of strong billing. While prior experience as a Head of Department is advantageous, it is not essential.

The Firm is dedicated to cultivating specialised areas of expertise to surpass regional and national competition. The Firm fully support the development of niche legal areas, whether this is an area you have already established or you're keen to explore new avenues alongside your current workload. Your initiative in this regard will be greatly encouraged and backed by The Firm.

Type of work
The role will replace an existing Lawyers caseload of mainly Civil Litigation with some more limited Commercial Litigation work.
The current caseload is split as follows:
  • Contested probate claims (70%)
  • TOLATA claims (10%)
  • Other commercial and civil litigation, including professional negligence and construction disputes (20%)
It does not involve dealing with personal injury and medical negligence work, the Firm have members of staff dealing exclusively with these areas.

What is on offer in return?
The successful candidate can expect in return a competitive salary and a range of benefits, including flexible working (one day office working minimum per week) and a generous holiday allowance, along with many other impressive incentives.

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