Commercial Litigation - Legal Director

City of London – £90,000 - £130,000

A successful and ambitious boutique law firm based within a short walk from Liverpool Street station in central London currently has a requirement for a Head of Litigation at Legal Director / Partner level to join their firm. This is a senior Commercial Litigation vacancy and this role will typically work with Corporate clients.This is a client facing, leadership role so you need to be adaptable, commercially focused and able to provide a consultative approach to a variety of clients.

The firm have a good mix of clients and a particular focus on oversees clients from the Far East (Chinese, Japanese etc). This is a senior position in the firm and as they are looking for a Senior Litigation lawyer to provide leadership and experience in all areas of general Litigation. This role will also provide managerial support to the wider Commercial team too. The firm have an existing client base, however it is essential that the successful candidate is able to develop new business. You will therefore be an excellent communicator who is adaptable, commercial and driven.

The ideal candidate will have strong and varied and often high level Commercial Litigation experience. You will be comfortable talking convincingly and have experiences of pitching for big pieces of work. In this role you will be given the resources to build and grow your team to achieve further levels of success.

The firm offer a very good work life balance, competitive remuneration (£90k+), opportunity for growth and a City location.

Please contact Guy Pearson, Divisional Head, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Guy Pearson

Divisional Head
+44 203 846 3071

Guy joined Douglas Scott in 2015 and now manages the London & South East Private Practice team. He recruits for City centre based and large scale international firms, top 100’s, leading regional and boutique practices. Guy places candidates of all levels from both qualified and non-qualified backgrounds. He always aims to build long term relationships with both candidates and clients and prides himself on delivering a professional, honest, and dedicated service. Prior to joining Douglas Scott, Guy spent 5 years working with a well-known national recruiter working within the Senior Finance market. Guy attained a BA (hons) degree in Philosophy from the University of Liverpool.

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Litigation
  • Type: Private Practice
  • Salary: £90,000 - £130,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: City of London
  • Reference: J53401

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