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Commercial Litigation Legal Director

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, West Yorkshire, Leeds
£100000.00 - £115000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
18 Jun 2024

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Commercial Litigation Legal Director l Top 10 International Firm l Leeds

The firm:

This transatlantic firm has a major international presence with offices in a wide reach of countries, with particular strength in European, Asian and Middle Eastern markets.

The driving force behind this firm is quality, and the senior partnership continues to make significant investments in training, infrastructure and resources to ensure that they have the best lawyers representing clients.

They have an impressive client roster that features heavily in the FTSE 100, US Fortune 100 and FTSE mid-250. They act for some of the world's largest corporations and have panel membership on a range of major banks and financial institutions, providing innovative solutions to the most complex and high-profile legal problems.

The role:

You will join one of the largest global litigation firms worldwide as a Legal Director in their product liability practice department.

You will be involved in advising major international businesses on product safety compliance, consumer protection legislation, the management of regulatory notifications, product withdrawals, product recalls and other corrective measures and provide strategic advice regarding threatened or actual investigations, and civil claims and lead the defence of any resulting claims or class actions.

As a senior team member, you will mentor, supervise and delegate work to junior lawyers and play an active role in business development to expand the team's reach globally. This role comes with excellent prospects for further progression and a transparent path to partnership in a short timeframe.

You will receive a genuinely market-leading remuneration package, plenty of flexibility and support to progress your career.

The ideal candidate:

  • Commercial Litigation Lawyer 8+ PQE
  • considerable expertise in advising major global businesses on their responses to product incidents and associated product liability actions, insurance claims, supply chain disputes, the implementation of product recalls and crisis management generally
  • Team player who enjoys being in a collegiate atmosphere


  • Highly competitive salary package and excellent benefits
  • Excellent flexibility on offer, hybrid working to preference
  • Outstanding training, development and knowledge programs

Exciting opportunity for an ambitious Commercial Litigation Lawyer 8+ years PQE looking to join a high-quality team, to be based in their Manchester office.

Apply now for immediate consideration or give me a call for a confidential conversation.


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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