Solicitor, Litigation (East London)

London Permanent
  • Opportunity to practise litigation
  • Based in East London or Essex

About Our Client

Multi-site Legal 500 firm.

Job Description

Responsible for managing a mixed caseload of client matters subject to appropriate supervision.
Providing clients with high quality, proactive legal advice, which meets client needs.
Achieving the firm's fee targets and assisting and enabling others in the team to do so.
Displaying excellent file management skills to meet the needs of the business.
Delivering legal services in a manner which is cost-efficient for both the client and the firm.
Maximising the use of technology to enhance performance.
Enhancing the firm's reputation and position within the community by developing a professional
reputation, participating in professional and community activities to support the firm.
Identifying opportunities for cross referrals and other services whilst going the extra mile to
provide excellent client service.
Contributing to the firm's general marketing initiatives by participating in firm's marketing events
including networking, seminars and writing marketing material.

Specifically in the area of Civil Litigation, advice and support might include:
 Acting for a mix of Claimants and Defendants, from obtaining initial instructions through to
achieving a resolution to the dispute.
 Maintaining own caseload, obtaining appropriate guidance from Senior Lawyers when
required.
 Maintaining regular billing of client files where appropriate.
 Advising clients on the funding options available to them.
 Advising clients on procedure and alternative dispute resolution processes.
 Identifying and liaising with appropriate experts and Counsel.
 Undertaking advocacy, when cost effective, at all interlocutory stages.
 Specialising in particular areas of law, or processes, as required by the Department.

The Successful Applicant

Qualified solicitor with a background in litigation/dispute resolution.

Based London or Essex.

Ideally backgorund working for a Legal 500 firm.

What's on Offer

Basic salary.

Benefits.

Contact
Tim Holden
Quote job ref
JN-072021-2948422
Phone number
+44 122 353 1087

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Consultant name
Tim Holden
Consultant phone
+44 122 353 1087
Job reference
JN-072021-2948422