Commercial and Property Litigation Solicitor

BCL Legal
Tyne and Wear
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Commercial and Property Litigation Solictior , Newcastle

This recognised and highly regarded regional practice is seeking an ambitious litigation solicitor with a minimum of one years' PQE to join the team in Newcastle to specialise in commercial and property dispute resolution.

This Lexcel accredited firm has an established history that spans over 100 years and is well known across the region. The firm is known for its approachable, trustworthy and practical approach and for providing its clients with an outstanding level of personal service. The firm acts for both companies and private clients across a range of practice areas.

The litigation team is a small and distinctively collaborative team which deals with a broad range of clients across various sectors. Its client base includes large companies, owner managed businesses, healthcare professionals, leisure operators and rural businesses.

The successful solicitor will handle their own caseload of varied matters as well as assisting the partner with straightforward contractual disputes to high value multi-track and technically complex matters. You will be able to handle cases independently and have experience dealing with commercial litigation, property litigation and civil litigation work however candidates with experience in just one of these areas will still be considered on merit.

An up to date working knowledge of the civil procedure rules and litigation process is advantageous as well as a foundation in Company Law, Contract Law, Property Law and Law of Tort. Also required is an ability to build relationships with a broad range of clients from individuals, partnerships and limited companies from a variety of different sectors. The role will also involve working alongside the Company Commercial, Employment and Commercial Property teams.

You will be able to work well under pressure, demonstrate good time management skills as well as having excellent communication skills and the flexibility to adapt to a wide range of competing needs.

In return the firm is offering a competitive salary and benefits package along with the ability to handle good quality litigious work.

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