Solicitor – Commercial Dispute Resolution

Cavendish Maine
£36,000 - £41,000
27 Nov 2017
16 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Title: Solicitor – Commercial Dispute Resolution

Location: Manchester

Salary: £36,000 - £41,000

Reference: AR / J19000

Job Description:

Top 45 UK Law firm currently have an opening for a Commercial Dispute Solicitor to join their growing team in Manchester. The national Commercial Dispute Resolution team deals with a wide range of disputes affecting both private and public sectors. Their clients include UK Corporates, owner managed businesses and public bodies. The client have particular expertise in dealing with disputes involving company/shareholder issues, intellectual property, technology goods and services, probate, financial services and harassment.

The role:

To manage a caseload of broad commercial disputes in a well established and highly regarded team.

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Manage own caseload of general commercial disputes cases, under supervision on larger cases
  • Assist partners with high level commercial dispute work
  • Get involved and show initiative in business development and profile raising
  • Develop and support more junior case handlers
  • Complete Management Information procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set targets/KPIs
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, compliance and quality measures are adhered to

The person specification:

  • Qualified Solicitor
  • Experience at a city, large regional or national practice
  • Experience in as many of the following types of dispute as possible: contract disputes, restrictive covenant disputes, finance disputes, procurement disputes, IT disputes, IP litigation, partnership disputes, shareholder disputes, franchise disputes, procurement cases and insolvency litigation
  • Thorough knowledge of CPR
  • Motivated and highly-driven
  • Excellent IT and typing skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organisation skills


For more information about this position please contact:

Adrian Richards

0121 5820379