Commercial Disputes Resolution Senior Associate

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Posted 30+ days ago
Contract Type:
£70,000 - 85,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
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30+ days ago
Commercial Disputes Resolution Senior Associate 5+ PQE - Leeds An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Senior Commercial Disputes Resolution solicitor at a top-tier firm in Leeds. This is a great opportunity to join one of the largest and most successful teams of its kind outside of London, with a stellar client base and the opportunity to be involved in high value disputes, both domestic and international. This is a UK-Top100 commercial firm with an outstanding reputation that far exceeds its Yorkshire roots. Ranking highly across all practice areas in all major legal directories, the firm are widely regarded for their excellent quality work and some of the most experienced and talented lawyers in the region. The firm has won awards for their career and development initiatives, so you can be certain there will be significant opportunities to develop and thrive in the firm's collaborative and supportive environment. The Opportunity: Due to organic and successful growth, this tier 1 team are looking for an ambitious Senior Associate to join them, acting on both domestic and international disputes for UK and global companies and entrepreneurs, advising on the resolution of complex and high value disputes. Clients are often high profile and span a wide range of sectors, including food & drink, energy & infrastructure, retail & leisure, banking & alternative lending and manufacturing, to name but a few! This role will be challenging, stimulating and rewarding and there are real prospects of progression towards Director and beyond. What you'll be doing: · Working closely with Partners, whilst also leading your own cases across a broad range of commercial litigation matters. · Working in specialist areas as well as general disputes practice, where you will be encouraged to nurture your own specialism in an area that interests you most. · Working on the full range of formal disputes work to include litigation, arbitration, expert determination, adjudication and mediation. · Dealing with advisory work including advising on dispute avoidance and carrying out pre-disputes assessments. The Candidate: The ideal candidate will be an ambitious and experienced Commercial Disputes Resolution solicitor, with at least 5 years' PQE gained within an established practice. Experience across some or all of the firm's key sectors is also essential. Demonstrable experience of supervising junior colleagues will also be favourable. On offer is a market-leading salary from around £70k upwards depending on experience, as well as a highly attractive bonus scheme. The vibrant Leeds office is based in the city centre and close to all major transport links and you will also benefit from hybrid working. There is also a wide range of other benefits available. If this sounds like your ideal opportunity, please get in touch with to arrange a confidential chat. Or apply now with a copy of your CV for immediate consideration! BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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