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Financial Litigation Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
£45000 - £50000 per annum
Closing date
23 Mar 2021
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Litigation Solicitor - Littlehampton, West Sussex

This is an excellent opportunity for an experienced Civil Litigation Solicitor or Legal Executive to join a specialist litigation team in Littlehampton, West Sussex.

You'll be joining a niche civil litigation firm providing high-quality services to a wide range of clients (including individuals, businesses, and insolvency practitioners) where you'll handle a complex litigation caseload with a focus on Professional Negligence, Financial Services/Consumer Credit, and Insolvency related claims from inception through to trial and negotiating settlements.

The firm have a good flow of incoming work from their loyal client base where claims are pursued through a combination of litigation, alternative dispute resolution and compensation bodies such as the Financial Services Compensation Scheme, Financial Ombudsman Service, and the Pension Ombudsman.

You must be a qualified Civil Litigation Solicitor with at least 3 years PQE in running and successfully litigating cases from inception to trial. Experience of Professional Negligence, Financial Services or Insolvency would be highly desirable although not essential as full training will be given. Experience of managing a small team of solicitors, paralegals, and administrative staff, would be a distinct advantage as the business grows. You will be used or open to developing and building client relationships with a real focus on commercial urgency to get deals done. Knowledge of Proclaim would be beneficial.

In addition, the firm are expanding and have a particular interest in growing their insolvency department so would be keen to speak with Litigators with experience in Landlord and Tenant matters as well as employment claims.

On offer is a competitive salary plus 25 days holiday, parking, home/flexible working and excellent benefits package. Also, you'll have clear career progression opportunities as the team continues to grow.

Apply now to be considered for this fantastic Litigation Solicitor career opportunity with an expanding specialist firm in Littlehampton, West Sussex.


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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