Solicitor Advocate / Barrister

Bydand Recruitment Services Limited
Liverpool, Merseyside, North West
Full time
£30,000 - £40,000
15 days ago

Solicitor / Solicitor Advocate / Barrister - Insurance Litigation - to £38,000 - qualified and unqualified candidates considered

Advocate - Solicitor, Barrister, Paralegal, Fee Earner - Liverpool

Solicitor / Solicitor Advocate / Barrister - The hiring managers are looking for a real passion for advocacy. Whilst the ideal would be to attract a Solicitor or Barrister, the Hiring Managers are equally interested in hearing from unqualified fee earners who have a genuine interest in advocacy work.


  • Job Title: Solicitor / Solicitor Advocate / Barrister - will consider
  • Location: Liverpool - may require travel to other offices
  • Salary: to £38,500
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Good insurance litigation experience such as RTA, EL/PL, Costs, Credit Hire, Insurance Fraud experience will be considered. Any experience in areas of commercial insurance litigation such as professional indemnity and other complex areas would also be welcomed. NB, if you are a solicitor, you do not necessarily need rights of audience. Training and development will be provided.

Nature of work - a snapshot

  • advocacy;
  • drafting and advisory work including settling pleadings for complex cases;
  • interlocutory hearings, small claims trials, fast track trials, CCMCs,
  • sanctions (including private prosecution)
  • mentoring less experienced advocates
  • delivering training

A growing in-house Chambers

The team is run in a similar fashion to a private practice Chambers. The department undertakes advocacy and court work as well as providing advisory and drafting guidance on files for various practice groups within the firm. The team has been growing for some time, but is now entering an exciting time in its evolution.

Whilst the team advises on more volume areas such as RTA Fraud and credit hire, it has also begun taking on far more complex work which was previously outsourced to external Chambers. The team now handles advocacy work relating to catastrophic injury and large loss matters.

The team also undertakes high-value commercial insurance litigation including professional indemnity and property damage as well as other areas of complex subrogated loss.

Opportunities to specialise

Members of the team are encouraged to explore the areas on which they wish to focus and develop niche specialisms which reflect the key areas of the firm. This gives advocates the freedom and flexibility to evolve their specialisms with the safety and security of a steady flow of work.

Full supportive training on offer

The team is keen to meet with Barristers or Solicitor Advocates or Solicitors who do not have higher rights but are interested in pursuing an advocacy career. Training and development is offered as part of the role.

If you are looking for a new challenge with a truly dynamic and engaging team, please do not hesitate to apply.

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