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In-House Solicitor (Legal Counsel)

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £35000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel

  • Contact email:

    daniel.lynch@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LIV/625450_1604336635

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    14/12/2020

Job Description

Are you an experienced lawyer who is a specialist in advocacy, advisory and drafting services to provide support and assistance to solicitors and fee earners managing caseloads in what is a busy and varied practice dealing in complex civil litigation; primarily in the fields of financial mis-selling, consumer credit, construction and landlord and tenant?

If so, this could be the perfect role for you.

Predominantly based out of the client's head office within the Liverpool area, you will be required to be proactive in developing litigation strategies both alone and as part of a team as well as being comfortable providing support to junior and new members of the team.

Benefits for this role include:


A competitive basic salary that ranges between £35,000-£40,000 per annum (solely based on experience).

25 days holidays (plus bank holidays) and includes your own birthday day off.

"Me Time" employee scheme.

Pension and healthcare scheme.

Strong training and progression opportunities throughout the business.


Day to day duties in this role include:

Providing technical support and guidance to Solicitors, Fee Earners and Legal Assistants.

Preparing written advices in relation to matters such as liability, quantum and evidence alongside preparing documents that will include pleadings, skeleton arguments and witness statements.

Ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 and/or the Bar Standards Board Handbook.

Attending conference with lay clients of the firm to provide advice at various stages of litigation.

Briefing and attending conferences and with external counsel in relation to due diligence and development of new products, where required


In order to apply for this role, you MUST have the following skills and experience:

Hold strong post qualification experience of dealing with various types of civil litigation and be technically excellent, with demonstrable analytical skills and an in-depth knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules.

In depth knowledge of the basic principles of law and Civil Procedure Rules
Solicitors Regulation Authority and/or BSB training

Previous experience of assisting training members of staff

If you fit the above criteria, please apply directly and to speed up your application, complete our pre-registration link on http://registrations.brookstreet.co.uk/full-registration.aspx

If you require any further information, please e-mail Daniel on to discuss everything further.

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