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Litigator

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Daniel

  • Contact email:

    daniel.lynch@brookstreet.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    LIV/625406_1596040130

  • Published:

    16 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    9/09/2020

Job Description

Are you an experienced Litigator that can assist in what will be a busy and varied practice dealing in complex civil litigation? Do you have a strong post qualification, or a wealth of vocational, experience in civil litigation?

If so, this could be the perfect role for you. Working at the client's office within the Liverpool city centre, you will be required to handle all aspects of their cases from the pre-action stage up to and including appeals.

Benefits for this role include:
A competitive basic salary that ranges between £30,000-£40,000 per annum.

Working hours across a Mon-Fri period.

25 days holidays per year plus bank holidays alongside having your birthday off.

Day to day duties in this role will 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

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

Solicitor Qualification or CILEX or Substantial Litigation Experience is ESSENTIAL

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 is ESSENTIAL

Candidates must have instructed and attended conference with counsel

If you fit the above criteria, please apply directly and to speed up your application, complete our pre-registration on http://registrations.brookstreet.co.uk/full-registration.aspx
If you require any further information, please be aware the consultant working on this role (Daniel) is working remotely from home so the best point of contact would be via e-mail on

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