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Commercial Solicitor

  • Location:

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Legal, Commercial Law, Dispute Resolution

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £45k depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    T2/KAT/17685

  • Published:

    23 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

   
Term: Permanent
Department: Commercial Litigation 
Location: Liverpool
The Firm

 A leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with offices in Liverpool, Manchester, London, Leeds and worldwide.

A large, respected firm who offer strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum, from non-contentious advisory and transactional work, to all forms of commercial litigation.

They are a trusted adviser to a wide portfolio of clients across a wide range of specialist sectors.

This role involves assisting with a varied caseload within the Commercial Litigation team from inception to conclusion.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9:00 to 17:30

Duties will include:

  • Client liaison in person, in writing and over the telephone
  • Communicate with clients, litigants in person, solicitors, counsel, courts and all other interested parties
  • Drafting and proofing documents
  • Instructing Counsel and experts
  • Preparation of reports to clients
  • Negotiation
  • Business development including preparation of articles and insights
  • Undertake appropriate additional tasks provided by the other members of the team
  • May be asked to go on secondment to support our client relationships

Candidate Requirements

  • A real interest in and enthusiasm for commercial litigation
  • Able to work as a team player assisting across the team as a whole including as needed in Manchester as well as able to work independently
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build strong relationships internally and externally
  • Demonstrates an understanding of clients’ needs/expectations to meet client protocols/agreed service levels
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills including ability to plan and prioritise work appropriately so that deadlines are met
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Adheres to guidelines, procedures and ethics
  • Demonstrates the firm’s values