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Job Reference: AS995

Senior Associate - Commercial Disputes

  • Location: Norwich
  • Position: Senior Associate - Commercial Disputes
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Team contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

Job Description

Our client are seeking an experienced Disputes Solicitor to head up their market-leading Commercial Disputes practice in their Norwich office. This is an exciting opportunity to join a team ranked in Band 1 in both Chambers UK and The Legal 500.

The successful candidate will undertake complex high value litigation and arbitration ideally with some experience in international claims. You will also be involved in significant development of the contentious business handled by the firm both within its Norwich office and more widely.

You will have at least 5+ years PQE with a proven track record in high level litigation work. You will also have proven experience and success in business development and bringing on junior lawyers.

Proven technical ability, strategic and tactical skills along-side excellent negotiation and drafting skills is essential. You will supervise a team of junior lawyers and therefore it is also important that you have excellent team and supervisory skills with the ability to lead and project manage.

The ideal candidate will have a good network of clients and contacts and experience of bids and pitches with success in winning new work.

Interviews will be conducted via video. 

“Without Errington Legal’s knowledge of the legal market and strong relationships with local firms, I would not have been able to secure the role that I did”. Solicitor.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact eleanor@erringtonolegal.co.uk

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential).

To apply call us on 01223 803 814

Team Contact: Eleanor Sidgwick

An expert in her field, Eleanor has recruited for the legal industry for over 10 years, she has recruited all levels of qualified staff for private practice clients and in house for large multinationals. She also works on a retained basis for clients that are looking to make strategic hires at senior level. Eleanor is able to offer her clients and candidates guidance from start to finish on each…


Errington Legal are on-point and are fully engaged with wider legal recruitment market, yet also take time to fully understand Birketts' culture and our individual requirements in order to support our growth. Eleanor and the team are always aiming to provide a first class service to us and also their candidates, and will advise and work very hard on all parties’ behalf. The calibre of introductions made by Errington Legal are for us, the strongest in the East Anglia market. They always make themselves available to have a friendly, informal chat and would not hesitate to recommend them to new clients or those looking for a new position.
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