6 months ago
Solicitor – Dispute Resolution
We are a full service law firm based in Newcastle upon Tyne serving clients throughout the UK and further afield. We have an outstanding reputation for delivering high quality partner-led advice with exceptional personal service.
With 200 employees including 33 partners and 100 lawyers, we are one of the largest law firms in the North East. Our client base includes large companies, owner managed businesses, healthcare professionals, leisure operators and rural businesses.
We have a vacancy for a full-time 1 to 3 year PQE Solicitor to work in our busy Dispute Resolution department. The successful candidate will be expected to handle cases independently and assist a Partner with a wide range of cases from contractual disputes to high value multitrack and technically complex matters.
Key aspects of the role include:
* Commercial litigation
* Property litigation
The role will also involve working alongside colleagues in our Company Commercial, Employment and Commercial Property teams to minimize litigation for existing clients, work to resolve contractual disputes pre proceedings and also deal with contested matters up to trial.
An up to date working knowledge of the civil procedure rules and litigation process, a foundation in Company Law. Contract Law, Property Law and Law of Tort is required. As is an ability to build relationships with a broad range of clients from individuals, partnerships and limited companies from a variety of different sectors.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to prioritise, cope under pressure and work to strict deadlines. Excellent communication skills are essential as are managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs, a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and work outside core hours on occasion.
Please send your CV with a covering letter via the link below.