Civil Litigator

Recruiter
Law Consultants
Location
Harlow
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has risen for a Civil Litigator to join a Legal 500, Lexcel Accredited and multi-award winning firm with 100 years of expertise operating in all major practices.

You will be joining a highly regarded Dispute Resolution team who boast extensive experience in their department, who service clients from off the street as well as cross referrals from the commercial and other non-contentious departments.

Responsibilities:

  • Areas of Law covered by the Civil Litigator will include:-
  • Breach of contract
  • Consumer protection
  • Neighbour disputes
  • Contentious probate
  • Professional negligence
  • Landlord and tenant
  • Debt collection
  • Apply the law in a practical way to give the best outcome for the client and think outside the box rather than have a rigid approach.
  • Some advocacy is required.

Requirements:

  • You will need to have the ability to get to the key issues quickly and not get embroiled in unnecessary detail
  • You will have a good knowledge of civil procedure rules and preferably some experience of the High Court
  • You will have knowledge of enforcement procedures and an understanding of the different funding options, including CFAs, DBAs and LEI
  • You do not necessarily need to have experience in all matter types but must have the ability to know how to find out what to do
  • You will have excellent client care skills, good computer/typing skills and the ability to:-
  • Be self-sufficient
  • Work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Work towards achieving KPIs (financial and matter time targets)
  • Promote and develop self, team and the firm

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary

Apply:

This is an outstanding opportunity with a clear path for career progression, so please contact Christine Brannigan, ref: CB13415, on 01279 464455 or email christine@lawconsultants.co.uk in the strictest confidence to discuss this role further.

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