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Solicitor – Commercial Litigation

Contact Charlotte Waters
Reference C-BH-32787
Salary Range £45,000 - £65,000 per annum
Job Type Permanent
Location Haywards Heath West Sussex England South East
Date Posted 29 Apr 2021
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Leading practice seeks a Commercial Litigation Solicitor on a permanent basis in West Sussex.

This is an excellent opportunity to join a specialist commercial litigation team based in the Haywards Heath area. Utilising your skills and expertise in this field, the successful solicitor will manage a varied and complex caseload from instruction to resolution. Additionally, the successful solicitor will be keen to play an active role in the continued success of the department and firm as a whole.

To put you forward for this position, we require your ideal salary and location and notice period.


  • Partnership and shareholder disputes
  • Contractual disputes
  • Property litigation
  • Defamation
  • Alternative dispute resolution
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Conducting own advocacy as required
  • Building client relationships
  • Participating in business development initiatives

The Candidate

  • Qualified solicitors with a minimum of 5 years’ PQE
  • Technical proficiency in commercial litigation is essential
  • Able to explain complex matters in clear, accessible language
  • Strives for high standards in their work
  • Is personable, professional and client focused
  • Works well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Has an aptitude for business development and networking

The Firm

Our client is a well-established firm which specialises in personal legal services – that is, based on matters relating to property, wills and probate and family work. With several offices across the South East, it offers a progressive, modern approach, and enjoys a fantastic level of positive client feedback. The firm is committed to encouraging fee earners and support staff alike to develop their careers to their maximum potential, providing ongoing training and support at all levels; and looks for candidates who are equally committed to teamwork, progressing their own careers and promoting the reputation of the firm as a whole, while providing a first-class service to clients.


  • Competitive salary dependent on experience
  • Genuine opportunities for career progression
  • Exposure to high quality work
  • Supportive, friendly working environment
  • Continued training and development

Our Agency Requirements

  • What salary are you currently seeking?
  • How far are you most comfortable to travel from home?
  • How long is your notice period?

Solicitor – Commercial Litigation

For further details of this Commercial Litigation Solicitor vacancy, please contact Charlotte on 01954 208061 quoting reference CW32787.

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