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Litigation Solicitor

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Salary To Negotiation
Closing date
7 Jun 2021
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Litigation Solicitor, Exeter

This is a superb opportunity for a solicitor at 3-5 years PQE to join a busy Litigation department.

On offer is a high street caseload encompassing a broad range of civil litigation work, acting primarily for private individuals but commercial clients too. The work ranges from private property, landlord and tenant disputes, to commercial claims, contentious trusts and probate, contract disputes, personal injury and clinical negligence. The closely-knit team comprises one Partner, one Senior Associate, a Litigation Executive and three secretaries.

Property Litigation is a good chunk of the work, covering occupiers of commercial and residential properties, boundaries, rights of way, party walls, nuisance, trespass, and misrepresentation claims. Often there are complex commercial contractual disputes and complex disputes.

A proven track would be useful, together with a willingness to be involved in the firm's marketing and business development plan. Local knowledge is also important, as many of the clients come from the local community, and choose us because they offer a personalised bespoke service.

A full Driving Licence is essential as you will be expected to clients, attend mediations, site visits, court, and conferences with Counsel.

This post will provide excellent career prospects in due course for the right person.

Applications from relocators will be considered however you should be able to demonstrate a commitment to live and work in the Exeter area or within commutable distance of it.

Shortlisting now for this not to be missed opportunity.


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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