Litigation Solicitor

Location: Burton-on-Trent

Salary: £55000

We are delighted to be working with a growing legal firm in Burton to recruit a Litigation Solicitor to join their busy and growing team. We are keen to speak with solicitors between 2 and 5 years’ PQE who have some experience in the Dispute Resolution, Litigation or Commercial Law.

The successful candidate will be dealing with a varied workload and providing quality dispute resolution services to all sizes and types of business, across varying sectors, including shareholder disputes, professional negligence, contract disputes, commercial property disputes, boundary disputes, contentious probate, landlord and tenant, insolvency, business to business trading issues and more. Managing own caseload whilst also supporting the senior solicitors on large and more complex cases.


The Litigation Solicitor responsibilities include…

  • Dealing with a varied range of commercial dispute resolution matters from inception to completion.
  • Managing your own caseload under supervision, whilst supporting the Head of Dispute Resolution and other senior colleagues on large and more complex cases where required.
  • Undertaking a diligent review of documentation and legal research
  • Preparing detailed advice to clients
  • Drafting all legal documentation, including, but not limited to, pleadings, witness statements, letters, offers and settlement agreements
  • Working collaboratively with colleagues across the team and the wider firm
  • Assisting with the day-to-day support of client queries
  • Instructing and briefing counsel and experts


The successful candidate will have…

  • Admission to the Solicitors Roll with NQ to 4 years PQE. Those outside of the prerequisite admission with commercial litigation experience may also be considered.
  • Good knowledge of the law and Civil Procedure Rules relating to commercial dispute litigation matters
  • A background in Dispute Resolution, Litigation, Commercial Law and Property Litigation would be advantageous.
  • Must be client-focused and have excellent client-care skills
  • Excellent drafting and research skills
  • Innovative and critical thinker
  • Organised and accurate
  • Flexible team player
  • Sound IT skills


In return, you will receive an excellent benefits package and the opportunity to progress within the business.


Job Type: Full-time


Salary: Up to £55,000 per year



  • Monday to Friday


Ability to commute/relocate:

  • Burton-On-Trent: reliably commute or plan to relocate before starting work (required)
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