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    Commercial Litigation / Dispute resolution Solicitor

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Commercial Litigation
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 11/05/2020
  • Job reference: 45189_1589195060

Commercial Litigation - Solicitor


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Award winning north Leeds Firm is looking for a Solicitor with experience in dealing with both litigated and non-litigated business and personal disputes. This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly driven and motivated candidate to be involved with the expansion of our Litigation Department undertaking a mixed caseload of civil litigation matters, such as the below.

Key Competencies

  • Experience in a wide variety of general and commercial litigation matters.
  • Excellent commitment to client care.
  • Can undertake advocacy and attend court hearings on behalf of Clients.
  • Provide day to day legal advice to the business on Commercial matters.
  • Negotiate and Draft Commercial matters including:
    • Partnership Agreements/Disputes.
    • General Terms and Conditions.
  • The ability to meet and advise clients both in person and over the telephone.
  • Can work collaboratively as part of a team and independently.
  • Excellent attention to detail.


  • Solicitor of at least 3 or 4 years PQE with a background in Commercial or Civil litigation (ideally not personal injury) and having worked within the Commercial field.
  • The ability to work autonomously and independently.
  • Handling an independent case load of both litigated and non-litigated disputes from inception to conclusion.
  • Strong networking skills to generate work for the firm.

Preferable but not mandatory experience

  • Experience in handling civil harassment claims, defamation claims, contentious probate matters, breach of contract disputes, professional negligence claims, construction disputes, Landlord & Tenant disputes and enforcement matters.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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