Qualified Solicitor / FILEX

Location
Warrington
Salary
£25000 - £50000 per annum
Posted
14 Jan 2019
Closes
11 Feb 2019
Ref
00090787
Contact
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Sector
Legal
Function
Operations
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
This is an opportunity to join an SRA authorised and regulated established, growing legal practice within a niche market responsible for generating legal claims against lenders, brokers and insurance underwriters to include unfair relationship claims and negligence claims.

Due to an increase in business, they are looking for a qualified Solicitor/FILEx with excellent organisation skills and the ability to work under pressure whilst maintaining targets. The role will require you, together with assistance from a Paralegal and a Legal Assistant, to offer full support to clients and undertake all aspects of the court process to include drafting of pre action and interlocutory applications, particulars of claims, directions, witness statements, briefs to counsel, trial bundles and the appropriate cost bill and budgets. You will also represent the practice at application hearings, trials and joint settlement meetings and/or round table conferences to ensure accuracy of advice and processes.

It is essential that you have either relevant experience within a financial services firm and/or Civil Litigation, together with advocacy experience in Applications, Trials and ADR.

It is also desirable that you have experience in dealing with Costs, drafting Bills and Budgets to include e-billing.

You will be required to have a good understanding of the CPR, financial products, contracts and consumer law.

You will have excellent written and verbal communication, able to build good relationships with internal and external people at all different levels. You will also be a self starter, able to demonstrate high levels of initiative and motivation and be able to work closely with other team members displaying trust and loyalty.

In addition, you will have the ability to manage assigned tasks in an assertive, efficient and timely manner.

You must be able to multitask, prioritise and keep calm under pressure.

The flexibility to work outside normal office hours as may be required from time to time.

This is an exciting and challenging role therefore if you feel you fit the criteria and want to be part of a highly reputable, growing practice, please apply now.

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