Legal Manager - Litigation

Recruiter
Perfect Katch
Location
Warwick
Salary
£30,000 per annum dependent upon experience
Posted
30 Nov 2017
Closes
08 Dec 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client is a professional services organisation, they are looking for a Legal Manager to head up a newly created team. The team will manage claims beyond £10k across all types of litigation. The successful candidate will need to be legally qualified (approx. 3 years PQE) and will also manage and supervise junior fee earners.

Principle Responsibilities:

·Support key events to secure profitable new clients for the business

·Ensure that all matters are executed in compliance with internal policies and procedures to minimise client dissatisfaction

·Ensure compliance with the Regulatory standards to protect Clients

·Ensure that the service delivered follows guidelines laid down by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and the Solicitors Regulatory Authority (SRA)

·Make sure that clients receive accurate advice that takes account of their circumstances

·Maintain the integrity of data within our systems

·Manage a caseload of fixed price Litigation with values of less than £50k

·Supervise caseloads of junior fee earners to ensure compliance

·Develop innovative ways of working to increase productivity and profitability

Skills required:

· Experience of dealing with and conducting claims from pre-action until trial

* Legally qualified - 3 years PQE

* Technical experience to include - knowledge of CPR and relevant protocols for debt, professional negligence and general litigation

* Highly client focused

·Positive communicator that speaks with authority

·Excellent client relationship and people management skills

·Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to influence at all levels

·High attention to detail – organisational skills

·Excellent verbal and written communication skills

·Strong IT skills

This is a great opportunity for someone with a strong legal background to join a great company with an excellent reputation. If you think that you have the skills and experience relevant to this role, then we would like to hear from you.

In return, our client offers an excellent benefits package (Pension, Bonus Scheme, Healthcare, Health Club concessions, sick pay, free parking, onsite café)

This role would particularly suit candidates living in Leamington Spa, Warwick, Kenilworth, Stratford upon Avon or Coventry


If you are already registered with Perfect Katch Ltd, then please contact us to discuss suitability for this position.
Perfect Katch Ltd only operates in the UK and can only process applications from candidates who are currently eligible to live and work in the UK. We operate a strict equal opportunities policy.
Perfect Katch Ltd acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment as defined by the Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Business Regulations 2003.


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