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Commercial Litigation Associate - 3 PQE+, Legal 100, Surrey

Stonor Legal
£65,000 - £85,000 + Excellent Benefits + Hybrid Flexibility
Closing date
3 Jul 2024

Job Details

New! - our client is a leading top-tier Legal 100 firm with an impressive commercial disputes team frequently instructed on a broad range of litigation matters including: insolvency; contractual claims, commercial/financial litigation, across a diverse mix of sectors. The team has expertise in advising UK corporate entities on shareholder and warranty claims, professional negligence, contractual disputes, defamation and financial services claims and pensions disputes.

Due to continual growth, an exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Commercial Litigation Associate [3 PQE+] to join their Surrey team and advise a wide array of clients in the early stages of a potential dispute through to representing in dispute resolution processes whether through the High Court, Arbitral and other tribunals, mediation, and other ADR processes. 

This unique opportunity will focus on a broad range of commercial disputes so we are looking for individuals with some experience across multiple sectors and clients. You can expect to assist on high value cases - often with national press coverage.

We would like to speak with individuals who can demonstrate the below:

  • Be a strong team player with good inter-personal skills;
  • Have good academics and high-quality experience – typically with a City or leading national/regional practice;
  • Possess the ability to communicate concisely and with confidence;
  • Have excellent technical ability, drafting skills and attention to detail;
  • Be highly motivated and reliable;
  • Be able to work both independently, running appropriate cases with minimum supervision and as part of a large team;
  • Demonstrate commercial awareness;
  • Be confident and personable when interacting directly with clients and provide a high level of client service; and
  • Be willing to take an active role and interest in business development within both the team and across the wider firm.

This dynamic and Chambers-rated team are frequently instructed on high-value and complex commercial litigation matters so you will need sound judgement in assessing the merits of a claim both quickly and effectively.

You will have extensive experience across a broad spectrum of disputes and we are looking for an organised team-player with excellent attention-to-detail and good problem-solving ability. You will need to be able to form a clear view of the legal merits of a situation and formulate a strategy for resolving it. The team are friendly, collegiate and focussed on delivering an outstanding client service on every instruction.

The team handle a wide range of contentious work for a variety of clients, from individuals and owner managed businesses to household name PLCs. A large proportion of our work is international in nature, involving close collaboration with law firms in other jurisdictions. As well as handling complex High Court litigation and international arbitration we provide strategic advice on claims avoidance and risk management.

The firm are committed to investment in the team and have several solicitor advocates within the team as well as members of CiArb and qualified mediators. First-class support and learning and development opportunities are provided, and early responsibility is offered. The successful individual will often work on cases directly with a partner and take responsibility for progressing cases, as well as working as part of a larger team.


An attractive financial package is on offer + excellent benefits

To apply, please submit your CV via the link below or contact:


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