Litigation Solicitor

Location
Chelmsford, Essex, CM2 0DG
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Sep 2019
Closes
07 Oct 2019
Vacancy Type
Solicitors
Contract
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Experience Level
Not Disclosed

About FJG

At Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP, our expertise is supported by more than just our word. Our professional accreditation’s and awards rank us for Dispute Resolution in both the Legal500 and Chambers directories, as Top 2 tier.  

For over a decade, FJG has been one of the region’s fastest-growing firms of solicitors; and maintains plans for further expansion. Today, Fisher Jones Greenwood LLP has been established for over 35 years’ and its lawyers have vast experience and carry substantial reputational goodwill.

Operating across 6 offices based in Essex and in London FJG has over 160 lawyers, paralegals, trainee solicitors and support staff whom service the full legal services market spectrum.

FJG is well recognised for its commitment to delivering innovative and technologically advanced client experiences and is well regarded both locally and nationally.   Our modern, forward thinking, approach has seen us stay at the forefront of a fast moving, evolving market and has provided FJG with a rare resilience. We have achieved by listening to and actioning client feedback that we receive, and we are committed to providing the highest level of customer service consistently.

We are proud of our client-focused approach , which incorporates our guaranteed same-day response to enquiries and our services are soon to be better marketed by the introduction of an easily navigable and cutting edge website interfacing experience featuring artificial intelligence technology.

FJG is one of the region’s very best employers. At FJG we invest in personnel and we support our employees through every step of a career journey, by knowing our people and being committed to helping them realise their potential.

Skills and Experience

Candidates should have a minimum of 6+ year’s post qualification experience. 

The successful candidate will be commercially driven and be able to work on their own initiative and as part of a team. Strong written and oral communication skills, good organisational skills and an ability to be attentive to detail are essential.

Candidates should have experience of handling a broad mix of civil and commercial litigation matters, including debt collection, property and construction disputes, a mix of company and partnership litigation and contractual and other negligence related cases.

Experience of contentious probate and/or employment matters would be an advantage.

Candidates must be capable of forging and maintaining strong client relationships, must be willing to market and travel as required between offices.

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