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Dispute Resolution/Litigation Solicitor

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Essex, Colchester
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Closing date
4 Mar 2024

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Dispute Resolution Solicitor | 1-6 PQE | £45,000 - £65,000 | Colchester, Essex

The Firm:

This progressive, Legal 500-backed firm are entrepreneurial in spirit and, as such, remains in the top tiers across most practice areas. They now have a headcount of over 200 lawyers with offices across Essex and East Anglia and a strong presence in the market.

Their learning and development program is widely respected in the legal sector, and they are known for their approach to staff investment. They are committed to their employees and believe in supporting their solicitors to grow and develop within the firm. They hold an underpinning value of internal progression and look to promote on merit-based progression routes.

The firm attracts legal professionals of the highest calibre and everyone at the firm benefits from the wealth of experience in its ranks.

Why Join Our Client's Team:

Thrilling Growth Prospects: The firm are experiencing consistent organic growth, creating unparalleled opportunities for your career. You will play a pivotal role in this exciting journey, contributing to the firm's expansion and your own success.

Cutting-Edge Technology: Our client has heavily invested in modern technology to ensure streamlined operations. This commitment to innovation enhances the client experience and empowers legal professionals like you to excel.

Vibrant Partnership and Leadership: The firm boasts a dynamic and forward-thinking leadership team with a robust plan for continued growth. The firm has a culture of rewarding based on merit, without the need for corporate red tape and bureaucracy.

Quality Work: This is a work culture that prioritises quality and excellence. You'll engage in complex, stimulating work that truly challenges and rewards your legal expertise.

A Supportive Culture: Beyond professional achievements, you'll find a warm, inclusive culture where collaboration and support flourish. The firm understands the importance of a healthy work-life balance, fostering a positive atmosphere for its employees.

The Role:

The role will see you joining an already strong and established team, dealing with a wide range of matters. You will work closely with a range of clients to provide fast and pragmatic advice, whilst actively involved with marketing strategies to attract new clients.

You will manage your own caseload of matters, including but not limited to commercial landlord and tenant disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, insolvency litigation, professional negligence claims and debt recovery.

You will assist in supervising junior fee earners, delegating appropriate work to paralegals and supporting more senior team members on larger, more complex matters.


  • You will be a Dispute Resolution Solicitor with 1-6 years PQE
  • You will have a broad range of experience in dealing with a variety of contentious matters
  • You will be able to demonstrate a proven ability to generate new business
  • You will be keen and willing to engage in networking and industry events
  • You will be ambitious and driven, and ready to take full advantage of the career progression opportunity on offer


  • Salary is negotiable and dependent on experience
  • Market-leading employee benefits package
  • Flexible/hybrid working arrangements
  • Regular and meritocratic progression opportunities
  • The opportunity to work alongside industry-leading legal professionals

This is an outstanding opportunity for a Dispute Resolution Solicitor to join this award-winning department, based in Colchester, Essex.

Apply now for immediate consideration or call Andrew Chapman on 0203 865 2113 for more information.


JMC Legal Recruitment was founded by highly experienced Legal Recruitment Consultant, Jason Connolly. His motivation to establish JMC was to create a refreshingly friendly agency with a truly consultative approach and who are always a pleasure to deal with.

We're a dynamic business with our sights set high and a growing client base spanning the country. We believe that in any business the most valuable assets are the people – and it’s true of JMC, too. Whether dealing with candidates or firms, our consultants’ passion for legal recruitment and excellent market knowledge always shines through.  Our state of the art software means our consultants are more accessible to you and we keep ahead of the curve in the changing legal landscape to ensure you are always given up to date advice.

What can you expect from us? We will always manage your expectations and come back to you with updates as soon as they become available. We pride ourselves on the highest level of integrity, as we understand that when looking for a new role or member of staff it is often highly confidential. You will find that we always take the time to really listen and understand before we advise. We will get to know you, taking into account not just technical ability, but personality and cultural fit. We’re also easy to get hold of; we appreciate that when looking for a new role it can be difficult to talk during the working day, so we will make ourselves available and find a time that works for you. Give us a call and talk to one of our friendly team today. We’re waiting to help you.

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