Are you looking for your next legal opportunity? Are you an excellent Lawyer who is hungry and eager to learn and develop your knowledge and skills?
This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join an established and very highly regarded North East based law firm.
Your main duties would include, but are not limited to:
Conduct of matters on behalf of clients. To advise clients from initial instructions through to trial/conclusion in respect of all aspects including legal issues, prospects of success, costs estimates and updates throughout, alternative means of funding, settlement and ADR
Manage and develop your own caseload
Work as part of the team. Assist other fee earners as required.
Supervision of support services including secretarial pool.
Engage in business development activity including networking events, writing newsletters and articles and preparing and presenting seminars
Financial control with particular regard to cash-flow control through management of wip, billing and cash collection.
The successful candidate will join a team headed by two Commercial Litigation Partners and should have a minimum of two years' PQE handling a broad range of commercial litigation matters. This position will provide exposure to high quality, complex and varied work across the North of England and beyond, with regular client contact and business development opportunities. It is a great opportunity to develop your skillset in a supportive environment where you will be responsible for managing your own case load and assisting the partners on larger, more complex matters, which will include B2B contract disputes, shareholder and partnership disputes, professional negligence, property litigation, construction and engineering disputes, contentious probate and defamation. There will be opportunities to specialise and develop a class-leading profile as the team grows.
The role of Commercial Litigation Solicitor/FILEx offers a very attractive and competitive salary dependent on the successful applicant's qualifications and experience.
For further information and an initial discussion then contact the Westray Commercial Department on (phone number removed) (option 4) or click 'Apply Now