Commercial Litigation Senior Associate

  • £45000 - £50000 per annum
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

Sacco Mann are recruiting for a Senior Associate to join the Commercial Litigation team of an exceptional law firm at their office in Newcastle. The role would suit a Commercial Litigation Solicitor with upwards of 5 years' post qualifying experience, ideally with extensive commercial litigation experience though candidates with civil litigation experience who are looking to expand into commercial are encouraged to apply.

This is an exciting role for someone to take on an existing caseload of commercial and civil litigation matters, working in a small team with the support of an exceptional paralegal. The firm is made up of approximately 90 staff nationally, with exciting expansion plans not just in commercial litigation but across the business.

This is not a pre-defined role, it's an opportunity for the right candidate to really make this role their own. The role would suit candidates currently waiting to take the next step into Senior Associate, and/ or those who are looking to take the next step into a Head of Department role in the near future.


  • Upwards of 5 years' PQE in commercial and civil litigation, ideally experienced in handling contractual and property disputes, shareholder disputes and professional negligence cases. Candidates with civil litigation experience looking to move into more of a commercial caseload are encouraged to apply.
  • A keen networker, who is eager to go out to market and bring in new business.
  • A confident litigator, who has previous experience running a litigated caseload.

What's on offer?:

  • Salary to £55,000 dependent on experience.
  • Clear route to Head of Department role.
  • Genuine career progression opportunities.
  • Friendly and supportive working environment.
  • Flexible/ hybrid working.
  • 28 days' holiday plus bank holidays.

If you have a CV readily available, please apply via the link or, contact Chloe Murphy in the Leeds office of Sacco Mann on 0113 467 9783 to discuss this Commercial Litigation Senior Associate role further.

Chloe Murphy Executive Consultant

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