Civil Litigation Solicitor (3YR PQE )

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Belfast, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
23 May 2019
Ref
1151626584
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Your new company
A leading Solicitors firm is currently recruiting for a Civil Litigation Solicitor (3 YR PQE) to join their regional offices in Northern Ireland. The firm are the forefront utilising cutting-edge technology to enhance their client offering and service and in turn a greater degree of flexibility in staff working arrangements - all of which is subject to agreement and after probation.

Your new role
In your new role as Civil Litigation Solicitor your duties will include but are not limited to the following:
You'll make effective use of case management system and filing system to monitor and progress client files. You'll attend client meetings and explain complex matters to the client including details of court procedure and managing client expectations of process of their claim.
You'll answer general client queries regarding their case in accordance with Service Level Agreement. You'll attend locus inspections and provide clients with legal advice as and when needed.
You'll liaise with the third-party representatives and insurers. You'll arrange appointments with appropriate medical experts.
You'll negotiate settlement of client losses and compensation with third party representatives. You'll manage all correspondence, documentation and evidence associated with the file.
You'll advise clients on and making appropriate applications for funding including, Legal Aid, Legal Expenses and our After the Event Insurance Cover.
You'll represent clients in any relevant criminal proceedings and PACE interviews (qualified staff) and prepare court documents and evidence for hearing.
You'll attend consultations and court dates with clients. You'll guide any witnesses in attendance on behalf of your client through court procedure and during attendance at various venues.

What you'll need to succeed
You'll receive a competitive salary plus a bonus structure, company pension and 20 days holidays - additional 5 days after 5 years of service. Prospects of growth are also available within role. Flexible working arrangements are also on offer by agreement.

What you'll get in return

You'll receive a competitive salary plus a bonus structure, company pension and 20 days holidays - additional 5 days after 5 years of service. Prospects of growth are also available within role.

What you need to do now
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