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Head of Legal (Litigation)

Yolk Recruitment
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
OTE £85,000
Closing date
18 Dec 2020

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Head of Legal


The Opportunity

I am looking for an entrepreneurial Solicitor with 3 years post qualified experience in litigation to head up a new business dealing with Financial Claims Litigation. You will be motivated by money, as there is potential to earn a salary + bonus (unlimited) to take your overall package to well above market average. Working within a busy yet laid back environment you will be commercially minded and have the desire to implement ideas and best practices for the business.

This is what you’ll be doing

  • Managing a large amount of financial services litigation cases
  • Dealing with complex cases / technical cases
  • Growing and thereafter managing a team of junior fee earners
  • Have an input into the future of the firm
  • Liaising with the sister company



The experience you’ll bring to the team

  • A qualified Lawyer / Solicitor with at least 3 years post qualification experience
  • Experienced in small claims and multitrack litigation / financial services litigation
  • A knowledge of Plevin Claims and the law around this is desirable but not essential
  • Competent user of Microsoft Office software and case management system
  • Proven supervisory experience
  • Entrepreneurial and commercially savvy
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work under pressure and to deadlines

This is what you’ll get in return

  • A fantastic opportunity to take your career to the next level and earn way above a 3PQE market rate salary
  • The opportunity to head up a legal business and input ideas, cost saving implementations, recruitment etc
  • Support, training and guidance from an external business (a leading Barrister)  for 6 months on setting up the firm and on plevin claims and the process around these
  • Support from the business owners
  • Office hours 9am – 5pm Monday to Thursday and an early finish on a Friday
  • No weekend work

Are you up for the challenge?

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role - then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Sarah Castle at Yolk Recruitment.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*


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You, yours, ours. Connecting. Building relationships. Making the right matches. Finding that missing piece.

And it’s the way we do that - by delivering a unique and complete experience to every person - that defines us.

Bright, bold, better. That's Yolk.

Contact Us
  • The Shell
  • Anchor Court
  • Cardiff
  • CF25 5JW
  • GB
  • 02920 220078
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