Civil and Commercial Litigation Solicitor

30000.00 - 40000.00 GBP Annual + GBP30000 - GBP40000/annum
23 Aug 2019
19 Sep 2019
Job Type
Contract Type
If you have experience in directly managing your own caseload of civil and commercial litigation work, this Stoke-on-Trent firm wants to hear from you.

About the business

This employer is an established firm, based in Stoke-on-Trent, which covers a wide range of commercial work for local businesses and some specialist work for private clients.

With a family-focused, friendly atmosphere of collaboration and teamwork, the firm has built a great local reputation through the consistent delivery of high-quality legal services. Something backed up by incredible client satisfaction ratings.

Now, continuing their growth, the firm is looking to add an experienced Civil and Commercial Litigation Solicitor to their existing team.

About the role

Reporting to the Director of Business Services, the role will see you take on a full range of litigation work across contract, insolvency and property, including but not limited to contract disputes, construction disputes, landlord and tenant disputes, wills and estates disputes, defamation, property litigation and dilapidations.

The role will sit within the existing business services team, which is made up of one director, two senior solicitors, one trainee solicitor and a legal secretary.

About you

The firm's leaders are looking for someone with strong post-qualified experience (at least 2 years) in a varied litigation role.

We do not consider experience in personal injury or family work to be relevant to this opportunity.

You will have strong written and verbal communication skills and should also have the ability to work effectively as part of a team or individually, based on the needs of your colleagues and clients.

You should take pride in the high-quality service you provide to customers and take a direct interest in building, developing and maintaining relationships with all stakeholders internally and externally.

The benefits package

In return for your hard work, you will receive:

* A competitive salary of up to GBP40,0000 (dependent on experience)

* 25 days annual leave per year plus bank holidays

* Death in service cover (upon completion of probation)

* Critical illness cover (upon completion of probation)

* Some flexibility on your typical working hours

* Potential for career development opportunities within a growing law firm

* And more

Start your application to join this highly regarded, local law firm today