Senior Litigator/ Solicitor

Recruiter
Bond Recruitment
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1243184573
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Senior Litigator - Solicitor
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £30,000 pa

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Job role:
Job title: Senior Litigator/Solicitor
Reports to: Director
Main purpose of job

1. 1.To provide a high standard of Client Care to all Clients and maintain the allocated case load.
2. 2.Maintain a high standard of communication to all third parties.

Key tasks

1. 1.To undertake matters which you are competent to conduct having due regard to the policies and procedures defined in the Office Manual relating to your areas of work.
2. 2.Arranging appointments and attending new, current and former clients and dealing with their queries including: obtaining instructions and advising on course(s) of action, length and cost of case (as appropriate);

? Assessment of client's financial means and explanation of private terms and and CFA's, disbursement funding;
? Drafting correspondence to client, court, solicitors counsel and other third-parties, including Statements, Notices, Applications, and other Legal Forms/Documents;
? Instructing counsel, experts, solicitor advocates or other third-parties, reviewing reports and continued liaison as required;
? Advising on appropriate course of action;
? Arranging and attending hearings and conferences as and when required;
? Obtaining and reviewing evidence and statements;
? Negotiation on clients behalf and, liaison with opponents etc. to obtain most preferable outcome for clients;
? Ensuring efficient day-to-day progress of all matters, prioritising work as necessary and keeping the client informed on progress.
3. To ensure that all work carried out meets or exceeds the requirements of the SRA Code of Conduct and meets our Quality Mark standards.
4. To record all work carried out accurately and appropriately on the firm's computerised time recording system.
Person Specification
Skills

- Analytical skills
- Written and oral communication skills
- IT skills

Knowledge

- RTA case management
- Litigated Files
- Personal Injury Law
- Civil Litigation

Experience

- Qualified Solicitor or Qualified by Experience
- Completed a degree or equivalent qualification

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