Experienced Solicitor in Established Law Firm
Job Ref: 9092
Contact Name: Vanessa Payne
Contact Tel: 01252 761444
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
The successful candidate will assist in matters led by partners and handle their own case load subject to partner supervision. The work will involve advising clients at a pre-action stage on prospective claims, and advising and representing clients throughout any proceedings. You will assist partners and senior solicitors in their conduct of matters, undertaking legal research and preparing advice notes, drafting (letters, applications, witness evidence, statements of case, instructions to counsel), undertaking disclosure exercises, assessing and summarising documentary evidence, preparing bundles for counsel and for court, and file management.
You will also be involved in business development activities alongside the partners and senior solicitors, including article writing, presentations and attending client events.
Strong academic background, good work ethic, excellent written and oral communication skills, versatility to support partners and senior solicitors and manage own workload, ability to manage competing demand at times of pressure, such as urgent court applications and preparations for trial, responsiveness to direction and strong organisational skills, ability to provide quality of service meeting client demands, and a genuine interest in and dedication to a career in commercial litigation.