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Litigator

  • Location

    Prescot

  • Sector:

    Accounting Jobs

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Brendan Cross-Williams

  • Contact email:

    brendan@rutherfordgrant.com

  • Contact phone:

    0161 2600 649

  • Job ref:

    BH-60052

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-21

  • Startdate:

    2019-08-13

Litigator - Liverpool

Salary – Depending upon experience

 

A legal company that prides themselves on providing a high-quality service across all their offerings. This organisation is a Legal Services company who provide their services to clients nationwide. Their guarantee is to provide the most professional service and be the market leading company with the best results in the industry.

Due to growth they are looking to add an experienced Litigator to the team to assist within a busy and varied practice dealing in complex civil litigation primarily in the fields of financial mis-selling and negligently installed cavity wall insulation.

As a Litigator you will have strong post qualification, or a wealth of vocational, experience in civil litigation and will be required to handle all aspects of their cases from the pre-action stage up to and including appeals, if required. Suc

Responsibilities include

  • Managing a civil litigation caseload from inception to conclusion, to include claims against financial advisers and insulation companies in negligence and in contract;
  • Reviewing and creating initial case plans by assessing client instructions and carrying out a review of available documentation at the outset of a case to determine suitable strategies to adopt;
  • Providing support and guidance to fee earners and legal assistants within the team;
  • Liaising with clients in order to advise on case prospects and take proofs of evidence to be used in the case;
  • Preparation of documents to include correspondence, pleadings and witness statements;
  • Attending court hearings both in person and by telephone;
  • Attending case conferences with external counsel, where required;
  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls;
  • Providing updates to clients by email, letter or phone to ensure they receive up to date and adequate information about the progress of a case, when required;
  • Liaising with accounts to ensure funds are allocated to the appropriate accounts in line with the Solicitor Accounts Rules 2011;
  • Ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011.
Qualifications/Experience:

  • Solicitor Qualification or Cilex or Substantial Litigation Experience is a must
  • Effective use of Case Management System
  • Adherence to SLAs and KPIs
  • Efficiently and effectively run your own caseload
  • Managing expectations of clients and effectively deal with any complaints that arise as in line with Company policy
  • Candidates must litigation experience from commencing proceedings all the way through to trial, including attending CMC’s and making applications
  • Multi track experience is preferable with Fast Track Litigation experience as a must
  • Candidates must have instructed and attended conference with counsel
  • Effective communication with individual and business contacts
  • Any other duties as required
Compensation:

  • Basic Salary Competitive
  • 25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays
  • Birthday off
  •  “Me Time”
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Bupa
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