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Civil Litigation Solicitor

Employer
Clearsprings Group
Location
Remote working
Salary
£35,000.00 - £40,000.00 per annum.
Closing date
26 Mar 2024

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Practice area
Civil litigation
Contract type
Permanent
Hours
Full time
PQE
Newly qualified, 1 year, 2 years
Position
Solicitor
Sector
In-house

Job Details

Due to continual growth in a dynamic in-house legal department, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a Civil Litigation Solicitor (NQ-2 PQE) to join their team (remote working) and advise on a wide array of legal challenges in the early stages of a potential dispute as well as work closely with the Head of Department on ongoing high level legal cases throughout all levels of the civil courts in England and Wales.
 
This opportunity will focus on a broad range of commercial disputes, so we are preferably looking for individuals with NQ-2 years PQE experience across multiple sectors and clients. You will also work with the Head of Department and other team members (both legal and other professionals in the field) in developing your knowledge and expertise.
 
The successful individual will have a varied and active position with no one day like another, however they can expect to advise the Board, heads of departments and other internal colleagues on potential risk and ongoing matters as well as represent the Company in a legal capacity to developers; landlords; opponents, legal counsel and significant public sector bodies.
 
As this role is in-house you will not have any time recording or billing targets.

This opportunity is ideally suited for a candidate who meets or has experience of the below:

  • A trainee solicitor soon to qualify, a newly qualified solicitor or a solicitor with up to 2 years post Qualification experience
  • Experience in civil litigation, commercial litigation or property litigation is essential
  • Can demonstrate the ability to run own files, handle key clients & relationships and work collaboratively as part of a high performing team
  • Has experience liaising with key clients and managing relationships
  • You seek desirable outcome via settlement or case conclusion
  • Where necessary, litigating cases and preparing for court hearings
  • Allocation of administrative tasks to paralegals and/or Legal Administrators (if required)
  • Is a technical lawyer and can think creatively and strategically
  • Can adapt to change and ambiguity in a complex, fast-changing environment, and who is competent in coping with uncertainty and risk
  • Has the ability to articulate complex matters in a concise and precise manner and to debate issues and ideas constructively
  • Has experience in attending all levels of hearings and trials across the various civil courts and tribunals
  • Excellent academic attainment

Company

Clearsprings Group is an established provider of outsourced services to the public and private sector.  

Clearsprings work closely with stakeholders in a way that is sensitive to community cohesion and is suitable and guided by a proven stainable and ethical trading policy. 

The Groups largest subsidiary, Ready Homes (CRH), is the leading provider of short-term accommodation, transportation, repairs and maintenance and safeguarding support for residents, with contracts from local and central government for over 20 years.  As an accredited service provider, CRH complies with stringent standards required by contracts and statutory legislation.   CRH works closely with non-government organisations, local voluntary groups, statutory services, local authorities and landlords to ensure the properties are fully compliant and the welfare of the residents is closely managed.

The other company within the group, Softwerx, provides IT Services to a diverse range of clients and is a leading IT expert in Microsoft Security. It has been helping companies secure their business for over twenty years through bespoke consultancy and compliance solutions.

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