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Civil Litigation Lawyer/Associate

Hays Legal
England, Devon, Exeter
£45000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Closing date
22 Dec 2020

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Practice area
Civil litigation
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Civil Litigation Solicitor/Associate Job - Exeter

Your new firm

One of our Top 100 clients are looking for a Civil Litigation Solicitor/Associate to join their successful Dispute Resolution and Litigation team in Exeter.

Your work will involve operating in diverse industry sectors such as construction, transport and infrastructure, banking and financial services and natural resources. Your caseload will consist of a variety of matters, including handling a varied caseload of legal expense backed dispute claims involving (but not limited to) property, construction and consumer contracts, reviewing and advising on legal expense cover and assisting partners and senior solicitors with more substantial disputes. You will build and maintain effective client relationships and get involved with the training, supervision and development of junior staff (where appropriate).

What you will need to succeed

You will be a solicitor with 2-5 years' post qualification experience in Civil Litigation, ideally with experience of supervising/managing junior colleagues and a proven ability to take on responsibility and manage files, independently where appropriate. You will be client focused, with an ability to work autonomously and as part of a team and enjoy building your own personal profile through assisting with business development activities.

What you will get in return

You will benefit from working for a Top ranked firm who really look after their staff, in addition to high quality work. You will receive a competitive salary and excellent career progression.

What you need to do now

If you are interested in applying for this position click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now. If this job isn't quite right for you but you are looking for a new role, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays.

We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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Hays Legal provides an integrated recruitment solution to the UK's Legal and Company Secretarial sectors. Working across a nationwide network of offices, we offer employers and jobseekers a highly specialised recruitment service for permanent and interim positions across all business sectors, skill sets and levels of seniority.

We have a proven track record spanning almost 20 years in all areas of Legal and Company Secretarial recruitment, from one-off contingency requirements through to large-scale recruitment campaigns and wider employee management solutions.

We offer confidential, expert advice on job opportunities, compensation, business plans and exit strategies pertinent to professionals considering a move. We have the ear of key decision makers across all our clients and we have been instrumental in introducing and placing hundreds of fee earners and company secretaries into a vast array of organisations. From blue chip corporates, national and international firms through to niche practices, we have deep knowledge of the legal company secretary market.

If an organisation has strategic growth plans or needs incisive market analysis, we are often consulted as a first point of contact.

Understanding your needs

Whether you are looking to progress your career as a lawyer, legal executive, paralegal or company secretary, Hays' unparalleled recruiting expertise will assist you realising your career potential by finding you the right role at the right time.

Our consultants have an expert knowledge of the legal jobs market within UK and internationally. We aim to work closely with you and build a thorough understanding of your goals and aspirations through discussions and meetings.

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