Commercial Litigation Senior Associate
Commercial Litigation Senior Associate
Post date: 31 Oct 2023 (31 days ago)
Commercial Litigation Senior Associate (6+ years’ PQE) with a competitive salary, a great work-life balance and excellent benefits, you’ll be based at our fantastic offices in the vibrant town centre of Altrincham.
Myerson Solicitors LLP is one of the largest independent legal practices in the North West of England. We are an award-winning law firm that boast the very best expert lawyers within the industry. Working with a variety of clients across a range of services and sectors within the UK and internationally, we can assure you that every day is unique at Myerson.
Our highly respected Commercial Litigation team at Myerson is one of the leading dispute resolution practices in the North of England. The team is rated “Top Tier” by The Legal 500 and is a “go-to” firm for clients who need to resolve a business dispute. The team provide the highest quality advice and support to our clients on a wide range of matters, including contractual, shareholder and partnership disputes.
We are looking for a commercial litigation senior associate to assist partners and senior members of the team, as well as to conduct their own work (under partner supervision) on a wide range of dispute resolution and commercial litigation matters. Typical work that the department deals with includes:
- Commercial and contractual disputes
- Company/Shareholder disputes
- Professional negligence matters
- IP and IT disputes
- Commercial Agents claims
- Insolvency litigation
- Banking claims
- Supervising Search Orders
- Injunctive Relief
- Franchise disputes
- Defamation and reputation management
Who we are looking for
The successful candidate will be someone with a good academic background and training in litigation who is looking to further develop their career and maintain a good quality of work in a team-orientated, collaborative and supportive environment. Candidates are required to have excellent all-around litigation experience and have the ability to assist senior litigators and run smaller files under supervision.
The successful candidate will come from a national, or leading regional firm and be used to dealing with an SME/OMB client base. We are looking for someone between NQ and 4 PQE. For an NQ to be considered, they must have completed at least a 6-month seat in a commercial litigation department and, ideally, have some prior paralegal experience.
Candidates must be able to respond to client's urgent requirements whilst maintaining and supporting the maintenance of a proper work/life balance. Candidates should have the ability and willingness to communicate effectively with clients, colleagues and other departments of the firm. The role will also provide scope for the successful candidate to be involved in practice development not only for the department but also for the other legal services offered by the firm.
As an award-winning law firm, we are passionate about finding eager, knowledgeable individuals and supporting them to become leaders in their field. We are strong advocates of a successful work/life balance, finding forward-thinking individuals with enthusiasm for their role.
The culture at Myerson offers an innovative and distinct workplace in both its approach and ideologies.
Find out what it's like to work at our fast-growing, award-winning law firm by reading the Myerson Careers Brochure.
Generous annual leave, private healthcare, death in service scheme, subsidised gym membership and a contributory pension scheme. We have also introduced a new Smart Working scheme which allows for an element of home working and greater flexibility around working hours.
To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and CV to
Myerson are strong advocates of a successful work/life balance and proud to foster a workplace free from discrimination. We welcome applications from individuals from diverse backgrounds with the same ethos, passion and enthusiasm.