Litigation Lawyer - Private Practice - FTC - Sussex

Recruiter
Location
Sussex
Salary
£65,000
Posted
09 Jan 2017
Closes
06 Feb 2017
Ref
23876
Contract
Contract
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Mid Level, Partner, Partner-designate

Litigation Lawyer | 3 years’ PQE*

Our client is a leading Private Practice based just outside of London. They are currently looking to hire a Litigation lawyer for their reputable commercial practice.

This role will be initially for a period of 6 months with the potential for the successful candidate to become permanent after this time.

The role will include, but will not necessarily be limited to:

  • Taking responsibility for all aspects of client management, anticipating and providing advice to clients' needs and ensuring the highest standard of client care and communication
  • Undertaking file management practices in accordance with firm’s standards, to ensure documents are organised and filed appropriately, estimates prepared and third party arrangements are adhered to.
  • The full spectrum of litigation from shareholders disputes to trademarks and occasionally even property.

The ideal candidate will have approximately three years’ PQE* and have strong litigation law experience gained from working at either a leading law firm or in-house in a similar role. In addition, the successful litigation lawyer will have excellent academics with a 2.1 or above.

It is important that you enjoy working within a team and are able to build strong relationships with the business, interacting regularly with partners, counsel and clientele. Clients range from PLCs to owner managed businesses so you will a confident and flexible communicator. The role has come up due to high workloads within the existing team so you must also be confident at working independently and able to hit the ground running

For more information please contact:

Anna Cox

anna.cox@ssq.com

If similar roles are of interest, but perhaps not this one, then do get in touch nevertheless. We recruit for many of the best law firms in the world and will have an interesting and varied portfolio of positions at any given time. We can offer both temporary and permanent positions in London and further afield.

*please note that the PQE stated is indicative only of the estimated level of work required - candidates outside of this range are advised to apply if they feel they have the necessary experience to fulfil a role at this level.