Solicitor Advocate / Barrister

Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
£25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted
26 Mar 2021
Closes
22 Apr 2021
Ref
TS/893672
Contact
Tony Seymour
Job Title
Associate
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Solicitor Advocate / Barrister - 1 year + PQE / Call - Insurance Litigation - to £35,000

Solicitor Advocate / Barrister - Liverpool

Solicitor Advocate / Barrister - An opportunity has arisen for a solicitor advocate or barrister to join a growing team offering counsel to fee earners as well as running their own caseload of court files. The work will consist of a mix of EL/PL and RTA fraud work. The successful applicant will also have the opportunity to get involved in other areas of litigation as well as helping to improve the team's internal systems and processes.

Overview

  • Job Title: Solicitor Advocate / Barrister
  • Location: Liverpool
  • Salary: to £35,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Around 1 year + of advocacy experience either as a solicitor or Barrister. EL/PL or fraud experience would be useful. Candidates with other types of experience, with an interest in advocacy also encouraged to apply. For example, costs advocates who are looking for a new challenge are also encouraged to apply.

An exciting hire in a growing advocacy team

This is a really exciting opportunity for anyone looking to pursue and develop a strong career in advocacy work. Our client is a leading 'top tier' insurance litigation firm who has a growing in-house advocacy team. The advocacy team undertakes advocacy and court work as well as providing advisory guidance on files for various practice groups within the firm.

The aim is to grow the department so that they take on the majority of advocacy work, without the requirement to instruct external counsel so much. The team is still relatively new, but has already achieved a firm footing within the wider insurance practice. It consists of Barristers and Solicitor Advocates as well as advocates from other areas such as Costs Negotiators who have decided they wish to pursue a career in advocacy.

Quality advocacy work with opportunity to develop expertise in new areas

At present, the main staple of the work consists of RTA Fraud work and EL/PL work. That said, the team is already undertaking advocacy work for other teams in other areas. This includes advocacy work for commercial insurance and reinsurance team such as professional indemnity and property damage. The opportunity to expand your experience as well as develop your own specialisms is considerable.

Wide range of candidates considered

The team is keen to meet with Barristers or solicitor advocates. They are also keen to meet other candidates who are looking for a new challenge. This includes costs advocates who are perhaps looking to broaden their horizons and develop their advocacy career further.