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New! in-house Litigation Solicitor | Multiple Diverse Brands

Employer
TSR Legal
Location
Dartford, Kent
Salary
To £70,000,Excellent Benefits
Closing date
2 Feb 2022
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Job Details

Our client is a leading and  fast growing organisation with multiple diverse brands from across globe.

This is a new and prestigious role within their business is an exciting opportunity for the successful candidate to join the expanding Head Office team in Dartford as its first in-house solicitor. The successful candidate will specialise in offering litigation and dispute resolution advice to the company at settlement and trial stage.

Details                                                                                                               

Hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-5.30pm

Salary: To £70,000pa DOE                                                 

Job Responsibilities

  • Capable of acting as the company's sole legal counsel and able to provide succinct legal advice in response to issues, disputes or claims in an effective and direct manner. 
  • Advising the company as to whether a dispute or claim (for or against) is valid and being able to handle and deal with matters independently.  
  • Ability to engage in settlement discussions with other parties, whilst maintaining a clear commercial understanding and awareness of the company's position. 
  • General ability to review documents and legislation, and liaise with parties to gather evidence and witness reports to support the company's position and develop case strategies.  
  • Understanding of how to issue court proceedings or embark on a process of alternative dispute resolution; if correspondence with the opposition does not produce a satisfactory result.
  • If required, represent the company at pre-trial hearings and case management conferences.
  • If required, attend conferences with barristers and brief them to conduct advocacy in hearings, trials and arbitrations.
  • Work and communicate effectively with the Director and other company employees.

Requirements

  • Excel in the following skills: communication, organisation, eye for detail, negotiation, adaptability and determination
  • 5+ years experience
  • Must hold a clean, full UK driving license
  • Must be an SRA Regulated Solicitor
  • General and sound knowledge of the Law, namely (i) Dispute Resolution, (ii) Property Law, (iii) Contract Law, (iv) Civil Litigation, and (iv) Leasehold Enfranchisement.   

Whats on offer?

Competitive salary dependant on experience

Excellent benefits

Leading UK business with multi diverse brands

This is an excellent opportunity for an in-house litigation solicitor

Apply now for immediate consideration or feel free to give Karen at TSR Legal a call for a confidential conversation on 02920 388100 or direct to karen@tsrlegal.co.uk in confidence.

Company

We are a legal recruitment company with offices in Cardiff, Bristol & London.
Tailored Solutions Recruitment has built an excellent reputation within Legal Recruitment.

We cover Wales & South West so whether you are looking to recruit new staff, or you are looking for a legal job, we are able to help.

Our understanding of the legal market across these regions enables us to find the perfect match between clients and candidates.
Our clients range from top Legal 500 Law Firms to niche practices who trust us to find Permanent, Contract, Temporary and Interim professionals

Find Us
Location
3rd Floor
28 St Mary Street
Cardiff
CF10 1AB
GB
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