Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Location
Birmingham, West Midlands (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
21 Apr 2021
Closes
19 May 2021
Ref
KB/2807
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, 8-10
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

TITLE: Commercial Litigation Solicitor

PQE: 0-2

TERM: Permanent

CONTRACT: Full Time (Mon-Fri 9am-5:30pm)

LOCATION: Birmingham

SALARY: £33,000-£45,000 DOE

The Client

My client is a top 50 law firm with offices throughout the United Kingdom. Achieved record rankings in Chambers UK, they pride themselves of the work they carry out for their clients and the culture they provide both externally and internally.

The Role

You will be supporting Partners and other case handlers within in the team with their caseloads of commercial litigation work. This is a chance for you to join a well established and highly experienced team handling a large variety of work at all levels with the teams’ fee earners and independently where appropriate.

Main duties and responsibilities

  • Assist other case handlers with their caseloads involving more complex and higher value claims
  • Manage own caseload as appropriate
  • Draft and perform legal research, investigations, etc
  • Attend conferences, court and client meetings
  • Communicate with clients, counsel and other parties
  • Involvement in business development and profile-raising initiatives as well as alignment to relevant segment/sector groups
  • Complete client and internal MI procedures
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, quality measures and KIPS are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values

The Ideal Candidate

  • Qualified Solicitor (0-2 PQE however, higher PQE will be considered if right for the position as 0-2 is only a guideline)
  • Litigation experience
  • Knowledge of CPR procedures and have proven technical ability and record of achievement
  • Knowledge of Lexcel procedure
  • Ability to follow instructions
  • Ability to work to deadlines and targets
  • Ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative
  • Flexible approach
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Agile working

If you're interested in this position, and you meet the requirements of the role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss this opportunity further, please contact Kyle Bancroft for a confidential discussion.

Our advertisements use salary and experience as a guide only. Interlink Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer.

*Please Note: Due to the high volume of applications we are currently receiving we are unable to contact applicants who have been unsuccessful

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