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Litigation Locum

Venn Group - Leeds
West Yorkshire
£35 - 45 per hour
Closing date
22 Nov 2021

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Keywords: litigation locum, solicitor, property litigation

Job Title: Litigation Locum

Job reference: SDA/2774900C

Job description: We are recruiting for a well-established private practice in West Yorkshire, who are looking for a Litigation Locum to join them on an initial 3 month placement with possible extension on a remote basis.

They require someone to assist with property litigation matters specifically.

Day to day:

  • Responsible for a portfolio of civil litigation matters in relation to property law disputes, proactively manage these to settlement or hearing in a competent and effective manner
  • Ownership of the client relationship ensuring that the right outcome is achieved and the client’s claim is optimized
  • Negotiate with third parties to ensure we receive the best settlement figures for our clients in a proactive and timely manner
  • Drafting Court proceedings, adhering to court directions and timescales, preparing relevant documents for disclosure, submitting evidence and instructing Counsel/other appropriate experts as required
  • Ensure that at all times the interest of the customer and the company are protected
  • Ensure that you keep up to date with all changes within legal services including case law, legislation and other developments
  • Ability to work with a task based case management system to ensure regular contact is maintained with all clients, providing exceptional customer service and managing their expectations
  • Perform to a high level in a target orientated environment
  • To undertake any other tasks as deemed relevant and reasonable by the business
  • Support other fee earners in the team in relation to property queries as required
  • Provide training to Legal Helpline Advisors property issues
  • To undertake any other tasks as deemed relevant and reasonable by the business

The successful candidate will be a Qualified solicitor or Fellow of CILEx with previous experience managing a caseload of Civil litigation matters from inception through to settlement. It is also essential to demonstrable experience in relation to running property cases, including seeking injunctive relief and damages for clients or defending such proceedings.

Hourly rate: £35 - £45

Hours per Week: Full time

To discuss this role in more detail please contact Sophie Anderson on or by calling on 0161 830 1830.

Venn Group is an equal opportunities employment business and employment agency and welcomes applications from all candidates.



By engaging with Venn Group you are selecting a recruitment consultancy that is set up to meet the demands of the contract and interim job market. Our infrastructure, training and service are all intricately designed to provide you with a reliable and effective response.

Our recruitment consultants will take the time to get to know the opportunities you seek in your next assignment and will guide you through the recruitment process with the attention to detail we are known for.

Having dedicated ourselves to providing contract and interim staff over two decades, we have forged long-standing relationships with many regular hirers for contract or project resources.

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