Commercial Litigation Chartered Legal Executive

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  • £35000 - £50000 per annum
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

Sacco Mann are recruiting for a qualified Chartered Legal Executive with upwards of 3 years' commercial litigation experience to join a highly regarded commercial litigation team in central Newcastle. The firm are widely recognised for their work within commercial litigation amongst other areas, which is evidenced by their regular high rankings within the legal directories. If you're a Chartered Legal Executive, with upwards of 3 years' PQE, our client would love to hear from you.


  • Manage a caseload of commercial litigation matters, including contract disputes, intellectual property disputes, professional negligence claims, and other commercial disputes.
  • Conduct legal research, prepare legal documents, and provide accurate and timely advice to clients.
  • Assist in all stages of litigation, from pre-action protocols and case analysis to negotiation, settlement, and trial preparation.
  • Collaborate with other legal professionals within the firm to provide comprehensive legal solutions and achieve desired outcomes for clients.
  • Attend court hearings, mediations, and arbitrations as required, representing clients' interests effectively and professionally.
  • Stay up to date with changes in legislation and legal precedents relevant to commercial litigation, ensuring that clients receive accurate and current advice.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with clients, demonstrating exceptional client service and understanding their business needs.
  • Assist senior solicitors and partners in business development activities, including client presentations, networking events, and marketing initiatives.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • It is essential that successful candidates are qualified Chartered Legal Executives.
  • Solid experience in managing a caseload of commercial litigation matters, either within a law firm or in-house legal department.
  • Strong knowledge of civil litigation procedures, court rules, and relevant laws governing commercial disputes.
  • Excellent legal research, analytical, and drafting skills, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using legal research databases and case management software.
  • Effective communication and negotiation abilities, with the confidence to represent clients in various legal proceedings.
  • Proactive, organised, and able to manage multiple deadlines and priorities effectively.
  • A commitment to maintaining the highest standards of professionalism, integrity, and client confidentiality.


  • Competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package.
  • Collaborative and supportive work environment.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career advancement.
  • Engaging and challenging caseload with a variety of commercial litigation matters.
  • Access to state of the art technology and resources.
  • A chance to work with a reputable law firm known for its expertise in commercial litigation.

To apply for this role, please do so via the link or contact Chloe Smith in the Chartered Legal Executive team on 0113 467 9783. We also offer a referral scheme for any referred candidates.

Chloe Smith Executive Consultant

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