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Job Reference No: VAC-20360

Ref No: 4111124

A new vacancy has arisen with a lawtech company. We have worked with this company before – the directors happy to utilise in house legal consultants and it has gone well so far. Firm have an external barrister assisting them as well. They are in need of a litigation consultant – ie someone to handle the management of a specific case for them. It relates to an allegation of fraud in a dormant company. The directors of the company are looking to appoint a litigator as a director of the company with a mandate to wind the business up and to recover any fraudulent transactions. There is scope here for a litigator to share in the recovery of the funds through a profit share if wanted but similarly the company are very happy to keep the arrangement to working on an hourly rate or a monthly retainer type arrangement.

The potential recovery is worth up to 10M, so even if they recover 50% it would be a good outcome. The former directors all have property and one of the parties is a competitor in the industry which is owned by a PE fund, so plenty of assets to go after.

Region: Greater London
Country: England
Areas of Law: In House
Salary or Hourly Rate: £45 - 65 per hour + estimated
Jonathan Fagan

Jonathan Fagan LLM FIRP is Managing Director of Ten-Percent Legal Recruitment. He has been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 17 years and handles roles from junior fee earners through to partners and law firm sales/purchases. A non-practising solicitor on the Roll since 2000, he is also the author of a number of legal career books, which are available at You can contact Jonathan at