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Litigation Solicitor - 2 PQE+, Hertfordshire

Employer
Stonor Legal
Location
Thames Valley
Salary
£55,000 - £65,000 + Excellent Benefits + Hybrid Flexibility
Closing date
28 May 2024
Reference
SL/BR/654

Job Details

New - we have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious Litigation Solicitor (2 PQE+) to join a respected Legal 200 firm based in the Thames Valley. The ideal individual will have a minimum of 2-3 PQE of disputes experience and be looking to specialise in dispute resolution longer term.

The successful individual will be working with blue chip household name corporations, international organisations, building and construction companies and associated supply chain business and delivering services in accordance with the Firm’s service level agreements.

To assist the Firm’s clients with their commercial recovery, dispute resolution, litigation and insolvency requirements using a case management system. Knowledge of insolvency, Fast and Multi Track cases up to Trial, training and support will be given.

Demonstrating detailed knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules and commercial acumen to the Firms’ clients.

Utilising a case management system for the issue of Court proceedings and obtaining Judgment in default.

Advising on and issuing all methods of enforcement appropriate to the Judgment amount and progressing each matter to its conclusion.

Assisting with disputed claims arising from breach of contract, claims based on personal guarantees, supply of goods and services, IT and consumables claims.

Role will include arranging mediations; telephone mediation; interim applications and progressing matters to Hearing or Trial.

Drafting documentation including particulars of claim, witness statements, applications, instructions to Counsel, costs schedules and cost budgets, preparing Part 36 offers, complying with Court directions and deadlines.

 

This role may include the following duties:

Key areas  

Activities will be varied and will include, but are not limited to the following: 

  • Dealing with new client enquiries. 

  • Handling all aspects of general commercial litigation to include court claims, applications and advisory work in areas such as: 

Contractual disputes 

Director/shareholder disputes 

Large debt claims  

Insolvency litigation 

  • Providing direction and guidance where required to junior members of the team. 

  • Provide a courteous and efficient service putting clients at the center of everything that is done. 

  • Maintain control of an allocated caseload to ensure that standards of matter conduct, file management, administration, time-recording and accounting are maintained at all times. 

  • Recognise the importance of cross selling and identify opportunities to refer work to other teams. 

  • Attend networking and firm events to build relationships with potential clients and intermediaries. 

  • Assist in developing and implementing marketing strategies for specific area of expertise and work. 

  • Regularly update knowledge and expertise and share this with others’ in the department/firm. 


A generous financial package is on offer + benefits

To apply, please submit your CV via the link below or contact:  ben@stonorlegal.com

Company

Stonor Legal are No.1 for legal recruitment across Oxfordshire and the Thames Valley.   
 
We offer a highly consultative, pro-active service pioneered following successful careers in the law and legal search industry.

 

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