Litigation Solicitor

Location
Beckenham
Salary
Market related
Posted
18 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Ref
PJAH-001
Contact
Sigita Skalisiene
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Litigation Solicitor

Salary: Competitive, Negotiable

Benefits: 28 days holiday, company pension scheme

Hours: Full time

Our client are a modern, progressive law firm, with clients ranging from well-known national names to private individuals, they are able to combine the advantages of the latest developments in technology and business practices with traditional values and genuine commitment to client care. They are currently looking for a Litigation Solicitor to become part of their team

Duties Include:

Working under the supervision of a senior partner, in your role as Litigation Solicitor as part of the 13 strong litigation department, you will be handling your own varied case load.

  • Action all cases in line with client service and company standards and protocols.
  • Drafting Defences and Counter Schedules of Loss, adhering to court directions and timescales, draft applications and instruct Counsel and/or appropriate experts as required.
  • Managing your own diary and task list to ensure that you work efficiently and effectively on your own and within the team.
  • Provide an excellent, streamlined service to client’s to ensure that cost expenditure is minimised.
  • Utilise negotiation and communication skills to proactively settle/assist in the settlement of cases to the satisfaction of the client.
  • Analyse risk and utilise commercial knowledge to develop sound judgement in order to justify decisions in the management of cases.

The Ideal Candidate

  • Ideally you should live within easy commuting disatnce and may be living or looking for work in the Beckenham, Bromley, Orpington or Croydon areas.
  • The appointed Solicitor should have over 5 years post qualification experience and be working as a Lawyer managing a litigation caseload in a law firm or legal environment, and be looking for a position offering excellent training, support for personal development, and long-term career stability and progression.
  • You must have the ability to work independently and prioritise your workload, possess strong IT and drafting skills, and demonstrate a real commitment to delivering the highest levels of client care.

If you feel you are the ideal candidate then APPLY today!

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