Civil Litigation

Recruiter
Reward Recruitment
Location
North London, London
Salary
35000.0000
Posted
10 Jul 2017
Closes
09 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Civil Litigation

Reward Recruitment LTD

Salary: £35,000-£45,000
Location: North London
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5, PQE 6-9, PQE 10+
Contact: James Travis
Practice Area: Litigation
Job Role: Advocate Jobs, Associate Jobs, Fee Earner Jobs, Partner Jobs, Solicitor Jobs

Civil Litigation Solicitor - £35,000-£45,000 Salary

Reward Recruitment are currently partnered with a reputable multi service law firm searching for an experienced Civil Litigation Solicitor. Ideally this candidate will have experience in a range of litigation matters including General Litigation, Landlord and Tenants Litigation for their North London Offices. The candidate will have at least 3 - 5 years PQE dealing primarily with General Litigation, residential Landlord and Tenant dispute matters. Experience in other areas of litigation would be advantageous. This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious solicitor to take on a challenging caseload of litigation in a range of legal disciplines.

Required Skills and Responsibilities:

  • Law degree (or equivalent GDL degree) - Essential
  • 3 years PQE in Litigation Matters - Essential
  • Experience of: Landlord & Tenant Disputes, Contractual Disputes, Contentious Probate

Consumer Disputes, Commercial Disputes, Professional Negligence, Debt Collection.

Daily responsibilities will include:

  • To manage an agreed caseload of clients, providing appropriate advice and assistance in accordance with professional standards and internal quality requirements
  • To process cases on a timely and cost effective basis and in accordance with professional standards and internal quality requirements
  • To ensure that billing takes place promptly and that outstanding balances are collected as soon as feasible
  • To provide written, telephone and office costs estimates to Prospective clients/ Introducers with a full breakdown of costs and disbursements as requested
  • To develop and maintain good client and commercial contact relationships and enhance the firm’s client base by effective liaison with existing clients and Introducers
  • To achieve all individual financial costs targets
  • To maximize the firm’s potential to cross - sell services by identifying appropriate opportunities
  • Completing specific legal forms and documents that must be filed with the Courts
  • Dealing with Civil and Commercial Litigation Matters
  • To assist with current matters as well as developing own case load
  • Assisting the Office Managing Partner by gathering information for cases and attending clients
  • To attend Court and act as advocate in both the Magistrates’ Court and the County Court at both contested and non-contested hearings.
  • To advise on alternatives to prosecution and the issue of formal cautions and warnings to offenders where appropriate.
  • To be responsible for the conduct of appeals and enforcement action in the Magistrates’/County Court.
  • To be responsible for instructing Counsel, attending conferences and attending Counsel in Court where necessary.

If you are interested in this opportunity please contact James Travis at Reward Recruitment.