Litigation Solicitor

Recruiter
Renowned Resourcing Ltd
Location
Sittingbourne
Posted
12 Jan 2018
Closes
10 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Description My client, a legal firm in Sittingbourne, is looking for a qualified Litigation Lawyer, with their own portfolio of clients, to join their team Monday-Friday, on a permanent contract This role is for a qualified practitioner with 3 years of experience who is looking to work within a firm with a positive, collaborative ethos that gives exceptional client service. The ideal candidate needs to be hard working, dynamic and have a positive approach that builds the confidence of their clients. The successful Litigation Solicitor must be able to:- Consult with clients Spend the early days of a case meeting with and advising the client, review details of the case and law and determine a strategy should the case proceed to trial, advise the client about handling the case out of court including gathering full evidential details about the case. Conduct Pre-Trail Activities Once a case has been accepted the litigation Lawyer will then begin to prepare for trial, assemble names of potential witnesses, arrange for expert depositions, interview witnesses and other parties relevant to the case, and examine evidence that could be used as trial exhibits. Skills To possess strong verbal and written communication, research, organisational and analytical skills. To be a detail -orientated and results-driven team player who is adept at communicating with people of diverse ethnic and social backgrounds, as they will with witnesses, experts and other lawyers. In addition to these general skills, a Litigation Solicitor could be expected by potential employer to possess the following skills:- Have 3 PQE Drafting briefs and other legal documents Gather evidence to be used in trial Interviewing key witnesses Sound working knowledge of Court Rules and Procedures Civil and commercial litigation experience, with an emphasis on the latter Broad range of experience, including complex matters Ability to engage in marketing activities Needs to be diligent, ambitious, detailed and meticulous Benefits Excellent Rewards and progression on offer to the right candidate Generous and flexible holiday structure This firm offers some great benefits and future prospects so please apply with your cv if you are a qualified Litigation Solicitor, and if you are suitable, someone will be in touch