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Civil Litigation Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Generous DOE
Closing date
10 Mar 2021

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Civil Litigation Solicitor

Due to expansion a bright, commercially minded Civil Litigation Solicitor is wanted for an exciting opportunity with a forward thinking multi branch Leeds law firm. Applications are invited from positively charged Civil Litigation Solicitors with local knowledge looking for a new challenge and opportunity to progress their careers in a supportive and friendly working environment.

The successful Civil Litigation Solicitor will join an expanding law firm delivering an expanding range of legal services to West Yorkshire private clients. Caseloads will vary in nature, and major in Civil Litigation so include:
  • Contentious probate (Essential experience requirement)
  • Neighbour disputes,
  • Landlord and tenant,
  • Consumer matters,
  • Negligence .
  • Commercial litigation is also expected.

Day to day duties will include taking instructions, issuing proceedings, drafting witness statements and preparing trial bundles, negotiating settlements and briefing counsel. The successful candidate will also help with the promotion of the department's services driving repeat business and referrals with the delivery of high levels of service and client satisfaction.

Applications are invited from positively charged and business minded Civil Litigation Solicitors looking for an opportunity to progress and develop their careers with an expanding, forward thinking law firm. The successful candidate will possess at least 5 years Civil Litigation experience gained in a busy high street or regional law firm and demonstrate a track record of success in achieving billing targets and continuously developing their proposition.

Salary is upwards of £38,000 and negotiable depending on experience.
Location is flexible between either Leeds or Wakefield office.

Contact Nicola Mackenzie directly 0113 467 7571 for a confidential chat about this and other great opportunities or apply now through the vacancy for immediate consideration and feedback.


Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      




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0161 233 6360
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
M3 3EB
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