Job Description

Head of Commercial Litigation

Location: London

Job Level: Partner

Head of Department opportunity at established mid-sized firm which is looking for a replacement for their retiring HOD. Candidates should have good general commercial disputes experience, a strong track record and leadership qualities.

Candidates will either come in at partner level with promotion a goal when appropriate, or directly into the HOD role, depending on experience and seniority. The firm is open minded about the level of following that a candidate can bring, if they can show a strong and consistent track record of billing and a business plan which shows how they would approach this opportunity.

The firm is stable, profitable and is proud of its relaxed approach which gives plenty of autonomy to partners to develop their practices as they see fit. This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is looking for a long-term leadership role in a friendly, well run firm.

Please contact Sarah Coughtrie for further information, either by calling 020 3818 8779 or emailing


* Cayley Coughtrie is a recruitment consultancy specialising in legal recruitment primarily across London and the UK.

We are advertising this vacancy on behalf of one of our clients. It is our policy to respond to all applications which on paper meet our clients’ requirements within three working days. However, because of the volume of applications we receive it is not always possible to respond individually to everyone who applies. If we have not contacted you within five working days your application has been unsuccessful and your details have not been retained. This has no bearing on future applications and please feel free to apply for any other role you may see in the future which is relevant to your background and experience.

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