Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive

CRA Consulting
Doncaster, South Yorkshire, Yorkshire
Full time
£40,000 - £50,000
16 days ago
Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive
£30,000 to £50,000 salary
Central Doncaster
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 Recruitment are representing a leading Doncaster Law Firm with a great presence throughout Yorkshire. The firm are well-known locally, with highly regarding legal professionals throughout the business. In addition to having a leading litigation / dispute resolution department, they offer expert legal services in both personal and business areas of law.

If successful, you will perform the following role as a Litigation Solicitor / Legal Executive:
  • Manage a caseload of civil and commercial litigation matters, including but not limited to professional negligence, contract disputes, property disputes, inheritance disputes, employment disputes, personal injury claims, and debt recovery cases.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to support case preparation and strategy.
  • Advise clients on their legal rights, obligations, and potential outcomes of legal actions.
  • Draft legal documents, including statements of case, witness statements, and settlement agreements.
  • Represent clients in court proceedings, mediations, arbitrations, and other alternative dispute resolution methods.
  • Prepare and deliver persuasive oral arguments in court hearings and other proceedings.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and experts to gather evidence and build strong cases.
  • Negotiate settlements and participate in settlement discussions on behalf of clients.
  • Keep clients informed about the progress of their cases and provide regular updates.
  • Stay updated with changes in legislation, regulations, and case law relevant to litigation practice areas.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date case files, including all correspondence, documents, and time records.
  • Foster positive relationships with clients, maintaining the highest standards of professionalism and client care.

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:
  • Qualified solicitor or legal executive with a minimum of 1 years of post-qualification experience in litigation.
  • Solid knowledge and experience in handling civil and commercial litigation matters.
  • Excellent understanding of relevant legislation, regulations, and case law.
  • Strong advocacy, negotiation, and dispute resolution skills. (desired)
  • Excellent research, analytical, and problem-solving abilities.
  • Effective communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to explain complex legal concepts to clients.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills to manage a demanding caseload effectively.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team.
  • Proficiency in using legal research tools and case management software.
  • A client-focused approach with a commitment to delivering high-quality legal services.
  • Professionalism, integrity, and a strong work ethic.

How to apply:

If this Litigation Solicitor 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 Litigation Solicitor 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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