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Senior Associate - Collective Actions

Location: London

Salary: £Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Type: Full Time

Closing Date: Monday 25 January 2021

Slater and Gordon are a leading consumer law firm which provides a broad range of specialist legal and complementary services. We are undergoing a huge transformation across all areas of the business, with a focus on people and technology, and our mission is to give people easier access to our world class legal services.

Due to continued growth we are looking to on board a talented, ambitious Solicitor 6-8 years PQE. You will have the opportunity to work on high-profile, complex, group litigation claims against some of the world’s largest corporations represented by Magic Circle firms.

You will Provide the highest level of client care in the management of client matters, whilst ensuring that files are managed effectively and complying with precedents, letters or documents on the case management system.

We believe that location should not stop us from attracting top talent within the industry and we have evolved as an employer to give you so much.

Responsibilities:

• Investigation of potential claims, producing memos for the Head of Department, instructing counsel and liaising with third party funders.

• Overseeing financial aspects of matters including time recording, and debtor management in order to achieve your personal fee budget

• Building relationships with internal and external parties

• Ensuring that files are managed effectively, meeting set deadlines, complying with precedents, letters or documents on the case management system

• Where required you will also delegate work to more junior fee earners and legal support staff to ensure work is completed in a timely manner and court, or other, deadlines are adhered to

• Participating, with other senior fee earners in marketing activities including networking

About you:

• Knowledge and experience of group actions, high volume disclosure and the litigation process

• The ability to liaise effectively with multiple parties/representatives involved in the action

• Strong written communication skills

• Pro-active, organised, results driven individual comfortable working in a fast paced environment

• Excellent academics and training

• Experience of court proceedings

• Excellent relationship and client handling skills

• Motivation and desire to continuously develop own technical expertise

• A willingness to support others and be a strong team player

• An adaptable approach and the ability to foster a culture of positive change

What we offer in return:

We offer a flexible agile working environment, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days, pension scheme, health cash plan, life assurance and income protection insurance. The opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with an award- winning law firm.

At Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) we are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued. Our culture motivates our employees to give their full selves to the job and invest in the company’s future. Our people see value in their work and are eager to do well in their roles. Our values ensure that all our employees are working towards the same goals.

Please Note - Vacancies may closed prior to the expiry date displayed, subject to volume of applications received.
Senior Associate - Collective Actions

Location: London

Salary: £Competitive

Contract Type: Permanent

Position Type: Full Time

Closing Date: Monday 25 January 2021

Slater and Gordon are a leading consumer law firm which provides a broad range of specialist legal and complementary services. We are undergoing a huge transformation across all areas of the business, with a focus on people and technology, and our mission is to give people easier access to our world class legal services.

Due to continued growth we are looking to on board a talented, ambitious Solicitor 6-8 years PQE. You will have the opportunity to work on high-profile, complex, group litigation claims against some of the world’s largest corporations represented by Magic Circle firms.

You will Provide the highest level of client care in the management of client matters, whilst ensuring that files are managed effectively and complying with precedents, letters or documents on the case management system.

We believe that location should not stop us from attracting top talent within the industry and we have evolved as an employer to give you so much.

Responsibilities:

• Investigation of potential claims, producing memos for the Head of Department, instructing counsel and liaising with third party funders.

• Overseeing financial aspects of matters including time recording, and debtor management in order to achieve your personal fee budget

• Building relationships with internal and external parties

• Ensuring that files are managed effectively, meeting set deadlines, complying with precedents, letters or documents on the case management system

• Where required you will also delegate work to more junior fee earners and legal support staff to ensure work is completed in a timely manner and court, or other, deadlines are adhered to

• Participating, with other senior fee earners in marketing activities including networking

About you:

• Knowledge and experience of group actions, high volume disclosure and the litigation process

• The ability to liaise effectively with multiple parties/representatives involved in the action

• Strong written communication skills

• Pro-active, organised, results driven individual comfortable working in a fast paced environment

• Excellent academics and training

• Experience of court proceedings

• Excellent relationship and client handling skills

• Motivation and desire to continuously develop own technical expertise

• A willingness to support others and be a strong team player

• An adaptable approach and the ability to foster a culture of positive change

What we offer in return:

We offer a flexible agile working environment, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days, pension scheme, health cash plan, life assurance and income protection insurance. The opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with an award- winning law firm.

At Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) we are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued. Our culture motivates our employees to give their full selves to the job and invest in the company’s future. Our people see value in their work and are eager to do well in their roles. Our values ensure that all our employees are working towards the same goals.

Please Note - Vacancies may closed prior to the expiry date displayed, subject to volume of applications received.
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