Litigation Legal Executive

RKRS Legal
Central London
Not specified
11 Feb 2019
11 Mar 2019
Practice area
Civil litigation
Legal executive
Full time
Contract type
REF: RM111

I am currently recruiting for a boutique, claimant focused litigation firm based in Central London. Due to continued growth the firm are now looking for a Litigation Legal Executive or Solicitor to join their expert team on a permanent full-time basis.  The firm undertakes a variety of work including financial mis-selling claims, property damage claims and competition claims.  They have an established practice with regards Japanese knotweed and the various legal issues which arise from it, having recent success in the case of Waistell v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd in the Court of Appeal.

They are looking for someone to run cases from beginning to end with minimal supervision.  There will be significant initial training and regular discussions on case strategy with senior lawyers but the legal executive will manage the day-to-day running of their cases.  This will involve:
  • Drafting including
    • Letters of Claim
    • Particulars of Claim
    • Court Forms
    • Correspondence with clients and defendants
    • Management of litigation including:
      • Ensuring court deadlines are complied with
      • Preparing disclosure and trial bundles
      • Instructing and liaising with counsel and experts
      • Preparing costs budgets, draft orders and case summaries
This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to progress their career.

Skills and Experience:
  • 3 years’ experience as a solicitor or CILEx qualified legal executive
  • Good understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent drafting skills
  • Motivated and capable of working independently
Vacancy Information:
  • Location: Central London
  • Salary Range (DOE): Negotiable
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Working Hours: Monday – Friday (Full Time)
  • Reference: RM111

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