Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Recruiter
Clayton Legal
Location
Leeds
Salary
£45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
20 Apr 2017
Closes
20 May 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client, a well regarded and long established firm based in West Yorkshire is currently looking to recruit a Commercial Litigation Solicitor for their Leeds office.

The successful candidate will be responsible for handling a mixed caseload of commercial litigation files. Experience in contentious probate, professional negligence, and contentious insolvency is desirable. You will be expected to demonstrate experience in dealing with medium/high net worth cases and have the ability to work autonomously.

You will be responsible for dealing with correspondence in a timely manner, ensuring all files are prepared in line with the firms Lexcel requirements. You will have the ability to fully prepare for all interviews and court appointments in order that you can professionally and competently represent the firms clients.

You will have a sound understanding of the local economy and demonstrate a high level of commercial awareness. You will be responsible for tracking competitor fee levels and service packages. In addition you will be responsible for ensuring that all clients are dealt with courteously and expeditiously, promoting a favourable image of the firm at all times.

The successful candidate will be a keen networker and proactively assist with the development and marketing of the Commercial department, working closely with the firms Business Development and Marketing Managers. A Commercial Litigation Solicitor 8+ years PQE would be a great match for this position.

In return, they will be offering a competitive salary in a very friendly and professional law firm. They are always looking to progress their staff as far as they can and offer every opportunity to improve skills if possible. This would be a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Litigation Solicitor.

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Natasha or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.