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Commercial Litigation Solicitor

  • Location

    Sheffield, South Yorkshire

  • Sector:

    Legal, Private Practice

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £30000 - £40000 per annum + 27 days holiday allowance, free parking

  • Consultant:

    Ross Wallace

  • Email:

    ross.wallace@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    916722_1579883604

  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-23

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

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Role Overview

My client, an award winning firm with a number offices across South Yorkshire are seeking a Commercial Litigation Solicitor or Fellow of CILEx to join their expanding Commercial Division based in either their Sheffield or Barnsley office.

This rapidly growing department are looking for a 'driven' Litigation Solicitor to join their already well established team on a full time permanent basis. They will also consider a part time role for the right candidate.

The caseload will consist of a variety of litigation matters covering both Commercial and Non-Commercial clients, to include:

  • Breach of Contract;
  • Shareholder and Partnership Disputes;
  • Professional Negligence;
  • Contentious Trust and Probate Matters;
  • Landlord and Tenant Matters;
  • Property Disputes;
  • Construction Disputes

We would also expect the successful applicant to undertake the following:

  • Maintain full conduct of their own case load under the supervision of the Head of Department;
  • Deal with new enquiries;
  • Attend and conduct client meetings, where appropriate;
  • Assist with events planning;
  • Get involved in networking with the team on behalf of the firm;
  • Be able to source at least part of your own work load;
  • We are looking for a Litigation Solicitor of 2-4 years PQE, who is comfortable handling their own range of Litigation matters, with both a good commercial knowledge and non-commercial knowledge, who is also client friendly in their approach.

Some experience of dealing with Employment Matters would be beneficial, although not essential.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Junior Solicitor to join the firms expanding team during this exciting stage of its development.

The right candidate needs to be self-motivated, hard-working, positive thinking, commercially astute and organised. The role will require conduct of a full caseload from initial instruction right through to completion, registration and file closure.

Candidates should have a proactive approach; ability to take the initiative; strong interpersonal skills and a willingness to supervise administrative staff.

The Litigation Solicitor position is full time; 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Interested?

The firm are offering a competitive salary (based on experience) and benefits package- which includes 27 days holiday a year (plus 8 bank holidays) and free parking on site.

If you're interested and would like to know more please apply now, or alternatively contact Ross Wallace on 0113 246 9775 or email ross.wallace@sellickpartnership.co.uk for further information.


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