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Litigation Executive

  • Location:

    York, North Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £35000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Catherine

  • Contact email:

    catherine.stroud@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    YOR/699984_1613564191

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    25/03/2021

  • Startdate:

    22/03/21

Job Description

Brook Street are pleased to be representing a growing legal firm in central York whom have a unique, innovative and collaborative solution.

On behalf of our client we are seeking experienced Litigation Executives to assist in what will be a busy and varied practice dealing in complex civil litigation.

The ideal candidate will have a 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. Successful candidates will be able to be proactive in developing and following appropriate litigation strategies both alone and as part of a team.

Responsibilities:

Managing a civil litigation caseload from inception to conclusion, to include claims against financial advisers and Mortgage 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;

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
Candidates must have instructed and attended conference with counsel
Effective communication with individual and business contact

Benefits:

Basic Salary Competitive
25 days holidays per year plus bank holiday
Birthday off
Me Time
Employee Assistance Programme


If you have the relevant experience and feel this role could be the one for you, apply now or contact Cat on 07971609654 or email

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