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Property Litigation Solicitor

  • Location:

    Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal, Commercial Law

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Dependant on experience plus benefits

  • Contact:

    Annmarie Jackson

  • Contact email:

    annmarie@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    AMJ17776

  • Published:

    14 days ago

  • Consultant:

    Annmarie Jackson

My Client is a leading and award-winning international commercial law firm with throughout the UK and across the Globe. The Firm delivers advice and strategic guidance spanning the full legal spectrum, from non-contentious advisory and transactional work, to all forms of commercial litigation and employs over 800 people at present.  They have wide portfolio of clients across a wide range of specialist sectors: from transport and logistics and international trade, through to retail, insurance, marine, health, education, manufacturing, public sector and banking and financial services.

They are currently seeking an Associate in their Property Litigation Team either in Liverpool or Manchester Office.  Reporting to the Team Leader they will handle a varied caseload that will include some of the following matters:

  • Managing a caseload (for example rent arrears claims, possession actions and Landlord and Tenant Act applications)
  • Client liaison in writing and over the telephone
  • Communicate in writing and by telephone with solicitors, courts and all other interested parties
  • Drafting documents
  • Business development
  • Instructing Counsel and experts
  • Preparation of reports to clients
  • Negotiating with the other side
  • Undertake appropriate additional tasks provided by the Team Leader
  • Generally assisting senior solicitors and partners with their work load including preparing court bundles, general court diary management, obtaining information from the Land Registry/conducting investigations and reviewing files, deeds and legal research

The ideal Candidate will be a self starter with relevant experience and a willingness to work as part of a Team.  A desire to undertake business development as part of the role is also required.Knowledge, experience and interest in the property sector and property law is essential – including having undertaken a minimum 6 month training seat in property and also a litigation seat (whether property litigation or commercial litigation). They will also require the following skills:

  • Good IT skills
  • Previous experience of managing a caseload
  • Excellent communication/interpersonal skills