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Civil Litigation Solicitor / Merseyside

Thornton Legal
£35000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
2 Dec 2020

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Job Details

Our client is a forward thinking, mid-sized, Merseyside law firm is looking to add an experienced Civil Litigation Solicitor or Legal Executive to their Dispute Resolution Team.

The Role:

You will be running a caseload of Civil Litigation matters to include matters such as -

  • Contested Wills and Probate actions including claims under the Inheritance Act 1975
  • Property Litigation including disputes between commercial landlords and tenants and possession claims
  • Professional negligence actions
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Actions against local authorities re care proceedings
  • Debt recovery

N/B It is not necessary to have all of the above experience, particularly in relation to contested probate claims. Unfortunately, applications from personal injury practitioners will not be accepted.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will have previous experience of running a mixed case load of Civil Litigation matters to include some of the above matters.
  • You will ideally be a qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with at least 3 years' experience.
  • The ideal candidate will be well organised and have excellent time management skills.

As important as experience is getting the right cultural fit and as such a team player with ambition is essential.

Some flexibility in respect of home working, up to two days a week, is available.

Salary and Benefits:

  • Salary is flexible and in the region of £40,000 depending on experience together with additional benefits.
  • The role is full time but part time may be considered.
  • The firm offer excellent training opportunities as well as genuine career progression.
  • Family friendly environment.

If this Civil Litigation position is of interest, please do not hesitate to contact Nick Tappin today on 07525 660 386 to get the ball rolling. Please click 'apply'.


Thornton Legal is an award winning independent recruitment company covering the North West and Yorkshire. 

North West office - 0151 305 5757

Yorkshire office - 0113 323 0777

We work with law firms of all sizes and specialisms. Often we are instructed as their preferred recruitment partner and we regularly handle vacancies not advertised on-line. 

Our clients tell us that we are well informed, straightforward to deal with and take the time to fully understand their requirements. We regularly hear from candidates that we are supportive from initial contact through to interview and beyond, and it is often noted that we honest, hardworking and go beyond expectations.

Get in touch to see what Thornton Legal can do for your legal career or your law firm.

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  • Thornton Legal
  • North West
  • Yorkshire
  • GB
  • 0151 305 5757 / 0113 232 0777
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