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Solicitor/Cilex – Claims Solutions (SHE) NQ – 2 Years PQE


Zest Recruitment and Consultancy LLP
Salary: £30,000 - £37,000 P.A
Company benefits: Flexible working hours
Location: Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Newly Qualified, PQE 1, PQE 2
Contact: Jade
Sector: Regulatory, Litigation, Banking and Finance Litigation
Category: Solicitor Jobs
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We are seeking an ambitious SOLICITOR to join the safety, health and environment team at a Top 50 law firm located in LEEDS.

You will be predominantly assisting a senior fee earner, however will also be expected to build up to running your own defence case load encompassing a range of regulatory issues with supervision and support from partners and associates. The work includes advising insurers, public sector and corporate clients in relation to  investigations and prosecutions by a wide range of regulators including the Police, Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Environmental Health and Trading Standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The lawyer will be required to handle a varied workload in accordance with client protocols with supervision. Act as a point of contact for clients, demonstrating a level of knowledge and skill commensurate with experience.
  • Demonstrate sound file management
  • Assume responsibility for quality control and benchmark compliance on own caseload, including accuracy and timeliness of management reporting and information
  • Aim to achieve a minimum budgeted annual target of 1440 chargeable hours per year
  • Employ a consistent approach to achieving individual targets of financial performance including realisation rates
  • Assist with business development activities with a view to establishing new revenue streams for the firm.
  • Build an awareness of other services. Build effective internal and external networks

Ideal Candidate:

  • NQ – 2PQE Solicitor with some experience/awareness of regulatory work – ideally, this will include advising on any of the following – health and safety incident investigations, interviews under caution, prosecutions, environmental breaches, breaches of trading standards, food law and/or fire safety.
  • Candidates with experience of financial services regulation will also be considered. Inquest experience is beneficial but not essential as long as you have a willingness to learn and a proactive approach to understanding the area quickly
  • Excellent relationship and client handling skills. Able to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues.
  • Able to demonstrate a reasonable level of self-sufficiency, combined with an awareness of the boundaries of own competence/authority.
  • An ability to adopt a commercial perspective rather than an ‘academic’ approach to legal issues.
  • Willingness to travel at short notice in order to assist clients to manage situations on the ground as they happen
  • Display a willingness (and ideally previous experience) of business development activities
  • Excellent legal drafting, analytical and negotiating skills

My client offers great benefits, a competitive salary, excellent career progression opportunities. If you want to a true work life balance, to work in a forward thinking firm with exceptional opportunities, do get in touch for a confidential discussion.

We are seeking an ambitious SOLICITOR to join the safety, health and environment team at a Top 50 law firm located in LEEDS.

You will be predominantly assisting a senior fee earner, however will also be expected to build up to running your own defence case load encompassing a range of regulatory issues with supervision and support from partners and associates. The work includes advising insurers, public sector and corporate clients in relation to  investigations and prosecutions by a wide range of regulators including the Police, Health and Safety Executive, Environment Agency, Environmental Health and Trading Standards.

Key Responsibilities:

  • The lawyer will be required to handle a varied workload in accordance with client protocols with supervision. Act as a point of contact for clients, demonstrating a level of knowledge and skill commensurate with experience.
  • Demonstrate sound file management
  • Assume responsibility for quality control and benchmark compliance on own caseload, including accuracy and timeliness of management reporting and information
  • Aim to achieve a minimum budgeted annual target of 1440 chargeable hours per year
  • Employ a consistent approach to achieving individual targets of financial performance including realisation rates
  • Assist with business development activities with a view to establishing new revenue streams for the firm.
  • Build an awareness of other services. Build effective internal and external networks

Ideal Candidate:

  • NQ – 2PQE Solicitor with some experience/awareness of regulatory work – ideally, this will include advising on any of the following – health and safety incident investigations, interviews under caution, prosecutions, environmental breaches, breaches of trading standards, food law and/or fire safety.
  • Candidates with experience of financial services regulation will also be considered. Inquest experience is beneficial but not essential as long as you have a willingness to learn and a proactive approach to understanding the area quickly
  • Excellent relationship and client handling skills. Able to deal confidently and professionally with clients on day to day issues.
  • Able to demonstrate a reasonable level of self-sufficiency, combined with an awareness of the boundaries of own competence/authority.
  • An ability to adopt a commercial perspective rather than an ‘academic’ approach to legal issues.
  • Willingness to travel at short notice in order to assist clients to manage situations on the ground as they happen
  • Display a willingness (and ideally previous experience) of business development activities
  • Excellent legal drafting, analytical and negotiating skills

My client offers great benefits, a competitive salary, excellent career progression opportunities. If you want to a true work life balance, to work in a forward thinking firm with exceptional opportunities, do get in touch for a confidential discussion.

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