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Litigation Solicitor

  • Job reference: EC050118LITSOL
  • Location: Preston, Lancashire
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Area of Expertise: Qualified
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Job description: Solicitor

Location: Preston
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Area of Expertise: 4+ PQE Civil Litigation
Salary: £DOE

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Litigation Solicitor to work within a traditional firm with multiple offices in the North West. You will be working as a Litigation Solicitor in a small team supervising trainee and newly qualified solicitors. The ideal candidate will have over 4 years' PQE and be a forward-thinking and innovative individual who has the ambition to grow and lead their litigation department. The Firm are ideally looking for an individual with personal injury and employment law experience who is comfortable conducting their own advocacy at both tribunals and in a court setting.

Responsibilities:
*Advise clients on personal injury matters
*Advise clients on employment law issues
*Conduct general litigation and advocacy
*Conduct dispute resolution
*Manage contractual disputes
*Resolve landlord and tenant issues
*Manage client expectations whilst understanding their requirements to maintain strong client relationships and provide accurate and prompt advice to achieve their needs.
*Keep up to date on legislative changes and identify and undertake any training and development as required
*Supervise and lead a small team of solicitors and assistants
Requirements:
*Degree or equivalent
*Competent in dealing with the Civil Procedure Rules
*4 years' PQE experience in general litigation
*Team player
*Experience of personal injury or employment law or both is desirable
Benefits:
*Bonus scheme
*Pension scheme
*31 days' holiday per annum

Should you wish to discuss this role before applying, please contact Emma Clapham on 01772 208969 or email emma.clapham@servicecare.org.uk

The benefits of working through Service Care Legal:
*Exceptional referral bonuses
*Specialist legal recruitment consultants offering single point of contact
*Frequent notifications for upcoming opportunities via text and email
*Nationwide provider of legal staff to Private Sector and Public Sector organisations

Service Care Legal is a specialist recruitment agency supplying temporary and permanent professionals to Private Practices, Local Authorities and In-house Legal Departments nationwide. We have in-depth experience of recruiting at all levels within the legal industry and consultants who specialise in specific markets to ensure you have a dedicated point of contact who's an expert in your area.

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