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Senior Civil Litigation Solicitor

Employer
Thornton Legal
Location
Southport, UK
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
22 Jan 2021

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
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Job Details

A well respected and long-established general practice based in Southport is now recruiting a senior litigation solicitor. This is a newly created position that has come about as the firm is succession planning, there is a healthy caseload to pick up and clear career progression routes to head of department over the next year or so.

The Role:

You will be running a caseload of Civil Litigation matters to include matters such as -
  • Property Litigation including disputes between commercial landlords and tenants and possession claims
  • Professional negligence actions
  • Contractual disputes
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Debt recovery
  • Contested Wills and Probate actions including claims under the Inheritance Act 1975

N/B It is not necessary to have all of the above experience, particularly in relation to contested probate claims. Unfortunately, applications from personal injury practitioners will not be accepted.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • You will have previous experience of running a mixed case load of Civil Litigation matters to include some of the above matters.
  • You will ideally be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 5 years' experience.
  • The ideal candidate will be well organised and have excellent time management skills.

As important as experience is getting the right cultural fit and as such a team player with ambition is essential.

Some flexibility in respect of home working, up to two days a week, is available.

Salary and Benefits:
  • Salary is flexible and in the region of £50,000 depending on experience together with additional benefits.
  • The role is full time but part time may be considered.
  • The firm offer excellent training opportunities as well as genuine career progression.
  • Family friendly environment.

If this Civil Litigation position is of interest, please do not hesitate to contact Nick Tappin today to get the ball rolling. Please click 'apply'.
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