Solicitor / Associate - Civil Litigation

  • Job Reference: 260351461-2
  • Date Posted: 8 April 2021
  • Recruiter: TORS Ltd
  • Location: Exeter, Devon
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Business Development
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Start Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 19:00:00 EST

Job Description

A Solicitor / Associate in Civil Litigation is sought by this global law firm to work in the litigation team in Exeter.

You will be NQ to 3 years PQE and will be well supported at Partner level and other fee earners in the litigation department.

The role:

  • Handling a varied caseload of legal expenses backed dispute claims involving property, construction and consumer contracts;
  • Reviewing and advising on legal expense cover;
  • Assisting partners and senior solicitors with more substantial disputes;
  • Building and maintaining effective client relationships;
  • Participation actively in marketing initiatives, including training days/ seminars;
  • Ensure files are managed in compliance with Lexcel procedures and service level agreements;
  • Monitoring and provision of management information to insurer client;
  • Participate in firm wide and departmental training sessions;
  • Meet targets as agreed. Manage files, time and billing efficiently and in a cost effective manner;
  • Attending conferences, giving and assisting with presentations, writing articles and creating marketing materials;
  • Training, supervision and development of junior staff where appropriate.

What you need:

  • Solicitor with NQ - 3 years PQE and experience in civil litigation or relevant litigation seat at NQ level;
  • Excellent communication skills with collaborative approach and a team player;
  • Proven ability to take on responsibility and manage and progress files;
  • Strong client focus and commitment to service delivery;
  • Drive and enthusiasm;
  • Demonstrable passion for business development;
  • Flexibility and a can do attitude;
  • Excellent academic record;
  • Experience of running cases from start to finish;
  • Managing client relationships.

You will join a firm continuing to grow in size, reputation and expertise who offer a competitive salary and benefits for this full time permanent position.