PQE: 2 years +
Term: Permanent
Working hours: Full-time
Team: DRC - Litigation
Location: Solent
The firm

Shoosmiths - UK Law Firm of the Year Winner at the Legal Week British Legal Awards 2015.

A leading UK law firm with a network of offices from the South Coast to Scotland, working together as one national team. An innovative practice and the first top 100 law firm to achieve “Gold Standard” Investors in People, our values and culture are not just words on our website but are the heartbeat of the firm. The lack of barriers between departments, a real lack of hierarchy, zero tolerance for arrogance and pomposity makes Shoosmiths a fantastic place to work.

The team

Our team of highly respected litigators have a breadth of expertise with a particular focus on breach of contract claims, corporate disputes, professional negligence claims, injunctive work, financial services litigation and IT disputes.

The role

Following recent high profile hires and increased client instructions an opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor (2+ PQE) to join us in our Solent office. 

Skills and qualifications

Our preferred candidate will be an ambitious and bright general commercial litigator with training from a reputable firm.  The team is well known for the responsibility, client contact and freedom it gives to its legal advisers – the role is yours to make your own, whether that is to act as an able deputy to the partners or to develop your career and climb the ranks, the team has consistently promoted lawyers from within the firm. The team is based across several locations but works nationally as one, with support required cross office and practice group.

Equal opportunities

Shoosmiths is a committed Equal Opportunities employer promoting equality of opportunity. This means that everyone who either applies to or works for the firm is treated equally, whatever their gender, age, ethnic origin, nationality, marital status, disability, sexual orientation or religious beliefs.