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DATE ADDED: Mon 18/03/2019

Litigation Solicitor

Lincoln, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent

My client acts for major blue-chip companies, family businesses and private individuals, based locally, nationally and internationallly.  Their advice covers the agricultural, property and food sectors, as well as having one of the region's strongest commercial/corporate law departments.

Litigation Lawyer to be based in Lincolnshire

Provide legal advice to a range of clients, including the negotiation and drafting of documentation 

Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client

Assuming responsibility for important elements of the work that is handled by a designated Partner

Operating  effectively with clients and their professional and financial advisers - managing specific fields

Working under the direction of a Partner and receiving assignments with specified objectives

Management of Client/matter files

Management of fee income and collection of bills

Skills and Experience

Qualified Solicitor up to 2 years PQE

Experience of working in Litigation department, across a range of clients, handling a diverse range of issues

A strong desire to learn and widen knowledge

Ability to act independently to a reasonably high level, but also to work with more experience Partners and fee Earners on more complex and specialised matters as required

Experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals including a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way

Good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients

Discretion and the ability to respect client confidentiality

Tackles tasks in a structured manner to ensure completion to a high standard

Solid organisation and time management skills

Experience of working in a team and the ability to develop relationships with colleagues

Proven attention to detail and drafting skills

Sound problem solving skills

Ability to adapt to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remain calm under pressure

My client is offering an excellent opportunity to develop a long term career with excellent supervision and training opportunities.

Please forward your application to Alison Thorne at LEX Recruitment or please do make contact by phone or email with any enquiries. 

LEX Recruitment is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.  In accordance with The Conduct of Employment Agencies and Employment Businesses (Amendment) Regulations 2010, LEX Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment agency for the supply of permanent staff.

Role: Litigation Solicitor
Job Type: Permanent
Location: Lincoln, Lincolnshire, Lincolnshire

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