COMMERCIAL LITIGATION SOLICITOR 5 YEARS PQE+

Recruiter
LG Recruitment Limited
Location
Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
40000.0000
Posted
02 May 2017
Closes
02 Jun 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced commercial litigator with a minimum of 5 years PQE to work within our clients well-established Commercial department. Office hours are Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm (37.5 hours per week), however, as a professional member of staff the hours are those necessary to complete the job.

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 firm’s 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 firm’s clients.

You will be responsible for providing support to the partners and solicitors in both Newcastle and Chester le Street.

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 firm’s Business Development and Marketing Managers.

The successful candidate will also be responsible for the up selling and cross selling of the firm’s wider service offering.

Salary - Competitive.

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