Dispute Resolution Solicitor

Job ID: JR62DRS18424

Salary: £45000-£65000 per year

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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are working with a Top 200 Law firm, the largest in East Yorkshire. They have offices throughout Yorkshire and Lincolnshire and require a Senior Associate for their Dispute Resolution team. The team deals with a wide range of commercial litigation including disputes between shareholders and directors, partnership disputes, commercial fraud, and contract disputes. The team has a niche specialism in High Court employment litigation including injunctions for misuse of confidential information, unlawful team moves, breach of restrictive covenants and breach of contract.
You will be an excellent communicator and be able to build relationships effectively with clients and colleagues alike. You will have an exceptional eye for detail and an organised, methodical approach. You will ideally have the ability to develop your own network. Previous experience of litigation is required for this role, preferably to include commercial or employment disputes. Individuals from an employment law background are encouraged to apply.

Key Duties:

  • Assisting the team with dealing with a wide range of litigation cases with a focus on commercial and employment-related litigation.
  • Regularly update clients as to the current situation of their case including regular updates on costs.
  • Attending court and conducting advocacy on behalf of clients or instructing counsel where appropriate.
  • Be involved with business development activities organised by the department or office.
  • Identify and follow up new business opportunities.
  • Delegate appropriate work to solicitors / paralegals / trainee legal executives and supervise the completion of the work.

Benefits:

  • Market Leading Salary
  • Enhanced Annual Leave
  • Discounted legal fees
  • Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Agile Working
  • Wellbeing
  • Parking

To Apply For This Role:

Email your CV and cover letter to admin@jamesrayrec.com