Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 67358
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Salary: £32,000 to £42,000
  • Sector: Commercial Lit, Property Lit, Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Solicitor - Dispute Resolution Newcastle

Our client is a full service law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne serving clients throughout the UK and further afield. They have an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality partner-led advice with exceptional personal service.

They are one of the largest law firms in the North East. The client base includes large companies, owner managed businesses, healthcare professionals, leisure operators and rural businesses.

Key Responsibilities

We have a vacancy for a full-time 1 to 3 year PQE Solicitor to work in our busy Dispute Resolution department. The successful candidate will be expected to handle cases independently and assist a Partner with a wide range of cases from contractual disputes to high value multitrack and technically complex matters.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Commercial litigation
  • Property litigation

The role will also involve working alongside colleagues in our Company Commercial, Employment and Commercial Property teams to minimize litigation for existing clients, work to resolve contractual disputes pre proceedings and also deal with contested matters up to trial.

Requirements

An up to date working knowledge of the civil procedure rules and litigation process, a foundation in Company Law. Contract Law, Property Law and Law of Tort is required. As is an ability to build relationships with a broad range of clients from individuals, partnerships and limited companies from a variety of different sectors.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to prioritise, cope under pressure and work to strict deadlines. Excellent communication skills are essential as are managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs, a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and work outside core hours on occasion.

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.