We are currently recruiting for a driven and able Commercial Litigator of 1-3 PQE, with at least two years of commercial disputes experience, whether as part of their training contract or following qualification. The successful candidate will be able to handle, under supervision, a substantial, interesting and diverse caseload of cases of reasonable complexity and value. These cases could include breach of contract claims, contentious probate, professional negligence work and some insolvency litigation.
The successful candidate will be involved at all stages of cases, from the initial Letter of Claim or Letter of Response through to trial in some cases, and mediation/settlement in others. He or she will also assist senior fee earners with complex and high value disputes, including a number of claims proceeding in the Chancery Division, emergency injunctions and winding up petitions. He or she will receive high quality supervision, and will be working as part of a friendly and successful team. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make an impact, with excellent prospects for career progression, and a supportive firm culture. The salary is a competitive one, at market rates, with benefits including a parking permit and health insurance.
Bell Lax is ranked in the most recent editions of both the Legal 500 firm and by Chambers & Partners. We offer a high quality of work with an excellent work/life balance to support all members of our team.
The work we assist our clients with include:
- Shareholder & Director Disputes;
- Professional Negligence Claims;
- Construction Disputes;
- Contractual Disputes;
- Partnership Disputes;
- Insolvency & Bankruptcy Matters;
- Contentious Probate Claims.