Civil Litigation Solicitor

Civil Litigation Solicitor

Job Title: Civil Litigation Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Leicestershire
Salary: Negotiable
REF: 896415
Contact Name: Ben Young
Job Published: about 2 years ago

Job Description

We are currently recruiting for an experienced Civil Litigation Solicitor for an established and professional full service law firm. Excellent communication skills and a consistently good billing record is essential as well as the ability to assist with the firm's business development.

The ideal Civil Litigation Solicitor will have had at least 3 years PQE and will have advised on a range of contentious matters. A commitment to business development and client networking would also be desirable. The PQE identified on this advertisement is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

Duties and responsibilities:

Working in a small team environment you will advise on a range of contentious matters to include:

  • Contractual disputes
  • Housing disputes
  • Property litigation
  • Boundary disputes
  • Personal injury work

Skills and experience required:

  • PQE 1 year + or paralegal with litigation experience
  • Experience in running a good caseload with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of substantive and procedural law
  • Strong written and oral advocacy skills
  • Analytical and logical reasoning abilities
  • Ability to synthesize complex legal and factual materials
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of legal research techniques and software
  • Business development skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • General civil litigation experience would be beneficial.

Salary and benefits:

  • Competitive salary