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WHO WE ARE?

PURE Business Group was created to provide a unique, innovative and collaborative solution, to the Civil Litigation legal sector. Founded in early 2015 by Phil Hodgkinson and bringing thirty years’ experience within the insurance and legal sector, the group now employs in excess of 450 staff in four UK locations and continues to grow year on year.

PURE Advocacy & Litigation Limited is a dedicated and streamlined advocacy and litigation service, operating as a modern alternative to the external Bar and traditional barristers chambers. Our team consists of people from an array of different professional backgrounds consisting of: barristers, solicitors, CILEx practitioners, advocates and legal drafters and is designed to provide our clients with an affordable solution, no matter the task that is required to be undertaken.

JOB PURPOSE

PURE Advocacy & Litigation Limited are looking for a Legal Drafter (Solicitor / Fee Earner) to join their team of Legal Drafters (Solicitors / Fee Earners). As a Legal Drafter, you will provide technical support and guidance to Solicitors, Fee Earners, Legal Assistants within one of group law firms, Pure Legal Limited.

REQUIREMENTS OF A LEGAL DRAFTER (SOLICITOR / FEE EARNER)

  • Preparation for and drafting of written advices in relation to matters such as liability, quantum and evidence
  • Preparation for and drafting of documents to include pleadings, applications and witness statements
  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls
  • Ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 and/or the Bar Standards Board Handbook
  • Effective use of Case Management System
  • Efficiently and effectively manage your own workload to adhere to SLAs and KPIs
  • Effective communication with individual and business contacts
  • Attending and participating in weekly case clinics
  • Assist in training members of staff within the drafting team.
  • Any other duties as required

COMPETENCIES

  • In depth knowledge of the basic principles of law and Civil Procedure Rules
  • IT Skills – Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent English – written and spoken communication at all levels
  • Excellent research and analysis skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance.
  • Excellent telephone skills.
  • Ability and desire to learn new systems – in-house training given.
  • Attention to detail when updating notes onto database.
  • Ability to be proficient at all times, ensuring correspondence such as; letters, emails and telephone calls are actioned/compiled in a professional manor.

EXPERIENCE

  • Solicitor Qualification (Desirable)
  • Candidates must have Part 7 litigation experience from commencing proceedings all the way through to trial, including attending CMC’s and making interim applications
  • Experience in drafting Particulars of Claim.
  • Multi track experience is preferable with Fast Track litigation experience a must
  • Experience within a similar Legal Drafting role preferable.
  • Knowledge of the industry advantageous.
  • Personality and Tenacity essential.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Additional day off for Birthdays
  • “Me time”
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance programme.
  • Training and progression opportunities within PURE Business Group.
  • Water front office with a stunning view.
  • Onsite canteen
  • Accessible to public transport

 

WHO WE ARE?

PURE Business Group was created to provide a unique, innovative and collaborative solution, to the Civil Litigation legal sector. Founded in early 2015 by Phil Hodgkinson and bringing thirty years’ experience within the insurance and legal sector, the group now employs in excess of 450 staff in four UK locations and continues to grow year on year.

PURE Advocacy & Litigation Limited is a dedicated and streamlined advocacy and litigation service, operating as a modern alternative to the external Bar and traditional barristers chambers. Our team consists of people from an array of different professional backgrounds consisting of: barristers, solicitors, CILEx practitioners, advocates and legal drafters and is designed to provide our clients with an affordable solution, no matter the task that is required to be undertaken.

JOB PURPOSE

PURE Advocacy & Litigation Limited are looking for a Legal Drafter (Solicitor / Fee Earner) to join their team of Legal Drafters (Solicitors / Fee Earners). As a Legal Drafter, you will provide technical support and guidance to Solicitors, Fee Earners, Legal Assistants within one of group law firms, Pure Legal Limited.

REQUIREMENTS OF A LEGAL DRAFTER (SOLICITOR / FEE EARNER)

  • Preparation for and drafting of written advices in relation to matters such as liability, quantum and evidence
  • Preparation for and drafting of documents to include pleadings, applications and witness statements
  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls
  • Ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011 and/or the Bar Standards Board Handbook
  • Effective use of Case Management System
  • Efficiently and effectively manage your own workload to adhere to SLAs and KPIs
  • Effective communication with individual and business contacts
  • Attending and participating in weekly case clinics
  • Assist in training members of staff within the drafting team.
  • Any other duties as required

COMPETENCIES

  • In depth knowledge of the basic principles of law and Civil Procedure Rules
  • IT Skills – Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent English – written and spoken communication at all levels
  • Excellent research and analysis skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent timekeeping and attendance.
  • Excellent telephone skills.
  • Ability and desire to learn new systems – in-house training given.
  • Attention to detail when updating notes onto database.
  • Ability to be proficient at all times, ensuring correspondence such as; letters, emails and telephone calls are actioned/compiled in a professional manor.

EXPERIENCE

  • Solicitor Qualification (Desirable)
  • Candidates must have Part 7 litigation experience from commencing proceedings all the way through to trial, including attending CMC’s and making interim applications
  • Experience in drafting Particulars of Claim.
  • Multi track experience is preferable with Fast Track litigation experience a must
  • Experience within a similar Legal Drafting role preferable.
  • Knowledge of the industry advantageous.
  • Personality and Tenacity essential.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive basic salary
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays
  • Additional day off for Birthdays
  • “Me time”
  • Pension
  • Employee Assistance programme.
  • Training and progression opportunities within PURE Business Group.
  • Water front office with a stunning view.
  • Onsite canteen
  • Accessible to public transport

 

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