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Litigation Solicitor - Manchester(Immediate Start)

QED Legal
£40000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
23 Dec 2020
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This local practice with a strong presence throughout Greater Manchester that can offer a great opportunity to deal with a high calibre of work whilst striking a happy work/life balance. My client is seeking a 5 year PQE + Solicitor to join their small team and run their own caseload of a broad mix of commercial & civil litigation matters.

You will be managing a mixed caseload of property litigation, professional negligence, insolvency and contract disputes as well as a small percentage of civil litigation claims. The team consists of a Partner and Solicitor however you will working closely with the Managing Partner, whilst also having input into the expansion of the team as well as business development. Any experience of generating new work and creating business will prove useful as Solicitors are expected to help generate work for the firm, regardless of which department they're based in.

Your client base will be mixture of SME's & successful local clients, so experience of working in a similar practice and having a 'client-first' approach is essential. As this is a smaller regional practice there is a fantastic work/life balance as well as having a 'all in it together' ethos, so this is a friendly environment to work in.

Salary level will be based on PQE however salary will likely range from £40,000 - £50,000 as well as having a bonus & benefits scheme in place. Despite being a traditional practice this firm are able to offer flexible working hours and remote working is also available! 

Please contact Nick Skelly at QED Legal for further information on this role.


An acronym of the latin phrase quod erat demonstrandum which translates as "thus it is demonstrated" or "that which was to be demonstrated". It is most often used as an annotation at the end of a complex mathematical, scientific or philosophical argument to show that the author had proven what he had set out to prove. In recent times it has also been translated as "Quite Easily Done".

As a recruiter you have to network and speak to large amounts of people and lots of law firms to really understand the market and have the connections to match people with opportunity quickly when the time arises. A good recruiter needs to be Quick, Excellent and Dynamic in everything that they do. Allow the team at QED to demonstrate what they can do for your firm or your career.
• Partner moves – both full equity and fixed share equity
• Team moves
• Firm Mergers / Bolt-on’s
• Succession / retirement planning
• In House Counsel
• Patent / Trademark Attorneys
• Other jurisdictions – placing lawyers into and from other countries
• Professional Support Lawyers
• Associate moves – focusing not just on team and culture fit but also client and work quality and room for future advancement.
• Assistant moves – lawyers cannot afford to make mistakes with their career moves. In the crucial early years exposure to the correct mentor and clients is essential.
• Legal professionals – FILEX, MILEX, ILEX, Licenced Conveyancers, paralegals, legal assistants and fee earners
• Support services - practice managers, COLP / COFA – regulatory and compliance, office managers, IT developers, case management specialists, law costs draftsmen and negotiators, legal secretaries, legal cashiers

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