Civil Litigation Solicitor

Location
Leeds
Salary
Generous DOE
Posted
10 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
J60933
Contact
Nicola Mackenzie
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Litigation, Wills & Probate
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Civil Litigation Solicitor

Due to expansion a bright, commercially minded Civil Litigation Solicitor is wanted for an exciting opportunity with a forward thinking multi branch Leeds law firm. Applications are invited from positively charged Civil Litigation Solicitors with local knowledge looking for a new challenge and opportunity to progress their careers in a supportive and friendly working environment.

The successful Civil Litigation Solicitor will join an expanding law firm delivering an expanding range of legal services to West Yorkshire private clients. Caseloads will vary in nature, and major in Civil Litigation so include:

 

  • Contentious probate (Essential experience requirement)
  • Neighbour disputes,
  • Landlord and tenant,
  • Consumer matters,
  • Negligence .
  • Commercial litigation is also expected.


Day to day duties will include taking instructions, issuing proceedings, drafting witness statements and preparing trial bundles, negotiating settlements and briefing counsel. The successful candidate will also help with the promotion of the department's services driving repeat business and referrals with the delivery of high levels of service and client satisfaction.

Applications are invited from positively charged and business minded Civil Litigation Solicitors looking for an opportunity to progress and develop their careers with an expanding, forward thinking law firm. The successful candidate will possess at least 5 years Civil Litigation experience gained in a busy high street or regional law firm and demonstrate a track record of success in achieving billing targets and continuously developing their proposition.

Salary is upwards of £38,000 and negotiable depending on experience.
Location is flexible between either Leeds or Wakefield office.

 

 

 

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