Our client is one of the largest legal practices in the South West, with clearly defined divisions catering for business and private clients, their teams are able to offer the very best legal advice through a full range of legal services, across a wide range of areas and commercial sectors.
An exciting opportunity has presented itself for an experienced Dispute Resolution Solicitor or Legal Executive, capable of working throughout the whole range of litigation disputes. You will join a team of experienced litigators, who provide expertise in a wide range of disputes including, landlord and tenant matters, contract disputes, shareholder and director disputes and construction work. The role will be to:
- Provide a high quality, effective, legal service for the firm
- To promote and develop the Dispute Resolution Team
- To promote and develop the firm
- Maintain the high reputation of the firm.
The successful applicant must be able to work effectively within a team, as well as efficiently running an individual caseload.
Possess the willingness to promote the firm and develop personal connections; to market the services of the department internally to the rest of the firm. Experience in marketing and practice development would be welcomed.
The successful candidate must be professional, organised, competent, enthusiastic and ambitious. To work with other fee earners and seek advice and assistance whenever needed to develop knowledge and skills, and to improve ability. Ensure that all courses booked are attended including any management courses provided to develop personal skills.
Need to have access to a motor vehicle for work use and be insured for work purposes. The role is based within the Exeter office and the successful candidate will primarily work from here. However, the successful candidate must be able to travel to other offices independently as and when required.
Skills and Knowledge:
To develop personal skills, expertise and experience in the area of commercial in particular dispute resolution. To be aware of current issues and updates. To have carried a full caseload, with the majority of this being dispute resolution. A minimum of 1 year experience in litigation matters is a requirement. The role will be broad and varied, with the successful candidate carrying a mixed caseload of both litigious and non-contentious general civil/commercial matters for individuals and businesses.
Able to use all Microsoft applications as well as efficient IT skills.
Our client rewards their hard-working staff with flexibility, competitive salaries with a generous holiday plan and a fantastic benefits package.
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