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Harrison Drury is a market leading Firm of Solicitors with offices in Lancashire and Cumbria servicing both business and private clients. We are an employer of choice because we have a culture that challenges the conventional law firm approach and focusses our energy on getting great results for our clients, while attracting and developing brilliant people. We are looking to recruit a qualified solicitor to operate as a subject matter specialist running their own client matters and supporting both senior and support colleagues as well as those Solicitors with less experience. 

Key Deliverables: 

• Liaison with and attendance on clients 

• Production of advice and guidance as appropriate to the client 

• Effective support to client throughout transactions 

• Timely acknowledgement of and progression of client calls and queries

 • Engagement with other parties involved in matters ensuring precise, timely and comprehensive communication 

• Escalation of queries where required

 • Management of the acquisition, analysis, exchange and administration of relevant documentation engaging other team members as appropriate

 • Management of own cases as appropriate and in accordance with compliance and procedural requirements 

• Financial management of own matters

 • Completion of tasks as allocated by senior fee earners on larger and more complex matters 

• Delegation of work as appropriate to, and supervision of, junior fee earners 

• Liaison with Administration team members ensuring comprehensive task completion in line with team practices and any relevant deadlines 

• Flexibly assisting other members of the team and the organisation

 • Development of clients both within own team and referring work internally to other service lines

Essential experience 

• Qualified Solicitor, 5+ years PQE 

• Proven, effective management of matters 

• Experience of Corporate support work

 • Drafting and reviewing of contracts and handbooks, including those for senior staff members and Directors, as well as self-employed individuals

 • Handling of complex Employment Tribunal matters through to conclusion, ideally acting for the Respondent 

• Advising owners, senior managers and HR teams on day to day employment and HR matters

 ● Marketing and business development activity  

Desirable experience

 • Supervision of junior fee-earners 

• Provision of training on Employment law and HR topics, either in-person or remotely. 

Required competencies 

• Expert knowledge in chosen field

 • Ability to work independently and as part of a team 

• Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure 

• Ability to distil and a

Nº employees 51-200
Founding year 1901
Products / Services Advocacy, Civil Liberties & Human Rights, Property (Commercial)
Mission Harrison Drury is an award-winning solicitors based in Preston, Lancashire and Kendal, Cumbria As trusted legal partners to businesses, boards, individuals and families with offices across the North West we have solicitors in Preston, Kendal, Lancaster, Garstang and Clitheroe. We look at every situation with a client hat on. We listen, we understand and we pull out all the stops to get the right results, whether it is a commercial or personal matter. Our track record has made Harrison Drury a leading choice of solicitors for business, family, divorce and private clients across the region. We also strive to be an employer of choice, giving our clients access to passionate, talented advisers, and our people an enjoyable and rewarding career.
overview Harrison Drury is an award-winning firm of solicitors with offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe. Harrison Drury is an award-winning firm of solicitors with offices in Preston, Garstang, Lancaster, Kendal and Clitheroe. Harrison Drury’s talented and multi-disciplined teams of like-minded lawyers are unwavering in their passion and commitment to successfully advise our clients which include multi-million pound organisations, owner-managed businesses and high net worth individuals.

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