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Civil & Commercial Litigator

CRA Consulting
Chesterfield, South Derbyshire, England
Full time
£30,000 - £40,000
27 days ago

Civil & Commercial Litigator
£25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Full Time, Permanent

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

About the business:

CRA Legal are recruiting on behalf of a reputable, regional law firm with a an excellent reputation and are recognised amongst the Legal 500. The firm boast an excellent standard of work, a strong client base a growing business. The successful candidate will be joining a well-networked, highly-regarded and expert team of Litigation Lawyers with experienced partners who drive a great work culture.

If successful, you will perform the following role as a Civil / Commercial Litigator:

  • Client Representation: Serve as a trusted advisor, representing clients in civil and commercial litigation cases, and ensuring their interests are diligently advocated throughout the legal process.

  • Case Management: Handle a diverse caseload encompassing contract disputes, professional negligence claims, employment issues, intellectual property matters, and other civil/commercial litigation cases.

  • Legal Research: Conduct in-depth legal research to develop a comprehensive understanding of applicable legal principles and precedents, facilitating the creation of robust legal strategies.

  • Case Preparation: Thoroughly investigate case facts, gather evidence, interview witnesses, and collaborate with colleagues to construct compelling arguments and formulate winning case strategies.

  • Drafting and Documentation: Prepare accurate and persuasive legal documents, including pleadings, motions, briefs, contracts, settlement agreements, and other relevant materials required for litigation proceedings.

  • Negotiation and Mediation: Explore alternative dispute resolution methods, such as negotiation and mediation, to achieve favorable settlements for clients when appropriate.

  • Courtroom Representation: Provide effective representation for clients in court proceedings, including hearings, trials, and appeals, through the delivery of compelling arguments and skillful cross-examination of witnesses.

  • Client Relationship Management: Maintain regular communication with clients, keeping them informed of case progress, advising on legal options, and offering practical guidance to facilitate informed decision-making.

  • Legal Compliance: Stay abreast of developments in civil and commercial laws, regulations, and legal precedents, ensuring adherence and providing proactive advice to clients to mitigate legal risks.

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:
  • 23 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Additional discretionary leave during festive period office closure
  • Pension scheme
  • Discounted legal services
  • Study support scheme
  • Agile working open for discussion
  • Voluntary healthcare membership

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:
  • You will either be a fee earning paralegal, trainee solicitor, trainee legal executive or a qualified legal professional
  • You will need previous experience handling a dispute resolution caseload with either property, commercial or civil focus
  • Advocacy experience beneficial

How to apply:

If this Civil & Commercial Litigator vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114********* for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Civil & Commercial Litigator vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.

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