Dispute Resolution Solicitor

Location
Newbury
Salary
£45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: 25 days hol, Pension Scheme
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
10 May 2018
Ref
GW134816
Contact
Gayle Woolf
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Due to expansion, our client is now seeking an experienced Dispute Resolution Solicitor (5+PQE) to join the team in Newbury. The firm has a highly regarded and modern Dispute Resolution department.

The department primarily deal with:
  • Corporate/commercial disputes
  • Shareholder and partnership disputes
  • Professional negligence claims
  • Intellectual property disputes
  • Commercial Property disputes
  • Breach of confidence, restraint of trade and restrictive covenant disputes
  • Risk management; Construction disputes and Sports law disputes
The successful dispute resolution solicitor will be joining a team of two partners, one associate, three solicitors and a legal assistant.

The work will include drafting court documents, such as: pleadings, witness statements, statements of costs, cost schedules and orders; property notices under sections 25-27 and 40 LTA 1954, section 146 notices, section 8 notices, section 21 notices, and TIWGA notice, and concise letters/emails of advice and correspondence to opponents and third parties.

Ideally, as a dispute resolution solicitor, you will have experience of contested and uncontested business lease renewals under the LTA 1954, Dilapidations claims, Possession claims, Service charge claims, Easement and restrictive covenant disputes, Proprietary estoppel claims, Injunctions, Party Wall Act disputes and Enfranchisement, have an understanding of risk and best practice, and a commitment to a collaborative approach to problem-solving.

A substantial part of this role will be to proactively engage in Business Development and Marketing. There will be a significant opportunity to generate further work and network across the Thames Valley working in a supportive environment.

For further information on this dispute resolution role based in Newbury, please contact Gayle Woolf on 01273 289000.

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