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Commercial Litigation Lawyer

Grist Legal Recruitment
£30k - 45k per year
Closing date
6 Jun 2022
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Litigation lawyer
A leading national law firm with an office in Bristol has a requirement for a  Litigation Lawyer to work on a hybrid basis, 2 days in the office, undertaking the management of a varied caseload of fast and multi track commercial and civil litigation files.

Most of the work involves acting for Claimants referred by Legal Expense Insurers, but the Group also deals with a significant number of commercial and private instructions where we act for Claimants and Defendants and where the work is often complex and high value. The role offers significant opportunities which places a high value on technical excellence and teamwork. 


·Managing a caseload of mainly fast and multi track cases dealing with contract disputes arising from the sale of goods and services, building contracts, professional negligence etc.
·Dealing with clients on the phone and face to face
·Using our case management system to progress the files
·Billing and invoicing
Skills/Competencies required:

1.Experience of advising individual and commercial clients in contract based disputes, in both Fast and Multi-Track claims;
2.Strong organisational skills;
3.Pragmatic approach to solving problems;
4.Client focused approach;
5.Excellent communication skills;
6.Ability and knowledge of working with a case management system;
7.IT literate (working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel).
Experience required:
Successful candidates will have a good legal knowledge, and able to demonstrate problem solving skills. It is essential the successful candidate will have experience of handling their own caseload. Working to tight deadlines is also essential.  Experience of dealing with insurance funded clients is desirable.

Salary to £45000


Grist Legal Recruitment was established in 2002. Our legal recruitment consultancy specialises in the placement of Partners, Solicitors, Legal Executives, Paralegals, Secretaries and support staff.This focus on legal recruitment, together with a comprehensive offering in the selection, recruitment and development processes enables us to provide a high-quality service to client and candidate alike


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023 8086 6066
Enterprise House
Ocean Village Marina
SO14 3XB
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