Deputy Head of Litigation

Location
England, Kent
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
22 Feb 2018
Closes
13 Mar 2018
Ref
M74908
Contact
Jessica Furlong
Job Title
Partner
PQE Level
10+, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

A Deputy Head of Litigation is required to join an ambitious legal organisation based in Kent. This is a unique opportunity to join an exciting, newly-created legal practice as a deputy head of department.

Would you jump at the chance to join a forward-thinking organisation, and genuinely play an integral part in the development of both the organisation and client-base? This is a rare opportunity to join an organisation at the perfect time.

We are acting on behalf of a newly created legal practice which is pioneering a new way of working. The executive team have transferred their vast experience, and selected high-calibre staff to create a successful organisation with an established workforce consisting of over 50 fee-earners.

They are now seeking a career minded solicitor to join them as the Deputy Head of Litigation, to work closely with the Head of Litigation, with genuine opportunities to put your own stamp on things. This is a position with various elements to it, suited only to all-rounders who are hungry for success.

About the role
The Deputy Head of Litigation will enjoy a varied workload, of which business development will be a crucial part of the role, as will carrying a caseload of extremely high-quality commercial work.

The ideal candidate
We envisage this Deputy Head of Litigation role appealing to:

  • Senior solicitors looking to take the next step in their career
  • Solicitors who possess a great deal of litigation experience
  • Barristers who are seeking a new challenge

The ideal candidate will possess strong business development skills, with a real appetite for finding and acquiring new business. You will be given freedom to generate this business, and will be actively encouraged to network to achieve this.

The organisation
In return, you will be joining an organisation which is supportive of its employees, and allows you the autonomy to take ownership and be creative. Our client offers a comprehensive benefits package, including a generous pension scheme. The office is well located and easily commutable via public transport or car.

We anticipate a high interest in this position, due to the nature of the role, therefore please do get in touch as soon as possible if you have any further queries or would like to submit an application.

We encourage interested applicants to apply immediately to be considered for short listing. Alternatively should you require further information or wish to discuss your suitability before applying please contact Hannah Cottam in our Manchester office for a confidential discussion.

Sellick Partnership is a market-leading professional services recruitment specialist operating across the UK. Over the years we have built up an enviable relationship with employers and our expert team of consultant boast up-to-date market knowledge and a strong reputation making Sellick Partnership best placed to help you.

Please note our advertisements use years' experience and salary levels purely as a guide. We are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.