Commercial Lawyer

Commercial Lawyer
£40,000 – £65,000 DOE

My client is a strong regional firm that hold a niche area of the market and have heritage that dates back over 100 years. As a firm they hold strong value with prioritising work-life balance along with giving back to their local community. They offer massive career progression with the majority of their partners making their way through the firms training pathways along with great development opportunities.

The role

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic solicitor to join our Commercial Litigation Team in Leicester.
We have a highly regarded Legal 500 private client department. They often deal with HNW individuals who have national and international assets and interests. You will sit as part of the litigation team dealing solely with a contentious probate caseload. As well as local clients, the firm enjoys a market leading online presence and you will represent clients from all over England & Wales

We are considering individuals with a range of experience but are ideally looking for someone who is newly qualified. You will need to be competent at working independently and handling your own caseload from initial instruction through to completion, but will be supported by a strong and experienced team. This is a role where your voice will be heard, with genuine scope for a challenging but supported career.


The successful candidate will undertake a diverse caseload of Contentious Probate and Trusts matters to include; Contesting the Validity of Wills, Inheritance Act Disputes, Trustee Disputes and Estate Disputes. A strong team ethic, attention to detail, willingness to bring others on, a desire to make a difference and a passion for working with a smile are essential! The role will also involve/ require:

  • Dealing with a range of commercial and civil disputes, insolvency matters, property litigation and commercial debt recovery.
  • Acting on behalf of businesses and individuals on a wide and varied range of civil and general commercial disputes.
  • Receiving and responding to requests for legal advice from current and potential clients and other colleagues, providing high quality, practical advice, taking into account both technical and commercial considerations.
  • Excellent drafting, negotiation, and communication skills.
  • Proven ability to manage a caseload of complex matters and meet deadlines.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to delivering high-quality work.

This is a role that will grow with you and you’ll also have the opportunity to learn about one or more of Commercial Property, insolvency or professional negligence.


The benefits for the role include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 26 days Holiday that increase up to 28 days
  • Paid volunteer day
  • Private health care insurance
  • A salary sacrifice team – great tax relief


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