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Barrister / Solicitor Advocate

James Ray recruitment are helping a reputable firm recruit a Barrister / Solicitor Advocate as an in house counsel.

Personal injury experience is preferred but they are happy to talk to anyone with a wider litigation experience.

A large part of the role will involve fast track trials. You will be expected to represent claimants at trials around England and Wales and to undertake representation of the firm’s clients at CMCs/CCMCs, Interim Hearings, IAHs, Stage 3 portal Hearings and other forms of advocacy in claimant PI litigation. Although the majority of the work will be on fast track cases there are opportunities to be involved in multi-track litigation.

You must be able to work independently and to a high standard, prioritising workloads and have fantastic attention to detail. You will be provided with instructions in a similar way to external counsel.

This role will give you the chance to work with a successfully established and growing company with Solicitor owner-managers. You will be part of the advocacy team, reporting to the Head of Advocacy, and joining the team as the firm’s third in-house barrister.

The Candidate:

Current practising certificate
Higher Rights of Audience (if applicable)
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
Strong knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules.
Demonstrable advocacy experience
Resilience and able to think and perform under pressure to meet strict deadlines.
Excellent interpersonal skills
Flexible approach
Able to act upon own initiative as well as taking direction from management where appropriate.
Able to work independently where necessary but also as part of a team
Strong understanding of confidentiality – tact and discretion are absolutely essential.
Good IT skills including all Microsoft Office and knowledge of Case Management Systems.
Experience in personal injury litigation
Knowledge of Proclaim Case Management System.
Own car preferred (although travel expenses will be paid)

Salary: £50000 - 

Senior EL/PL Litigator

The candidate:

3-4+ years PQE
Up to date knowledge of running a Fast Track case load. Multi-track experience is preferable but not essential.
Knowledge and understanding of the Pre-Action Protocol and Civil Procedure Rules
Knowledge and understanding of the MOJ Portal process, the ‘six pack’ Regulations, the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974, the Occupiers’ Liability Act 1957, The Highways Act 1980.
Litigation experience including running cases to Trial, being able to take the lead on cases
Knowledgeable understanding of funding, assisting, and taking the lead in sign ups
Case Planning, identifying experts of the right disciplines, being proactive
Excellent court skills, being able to prepare and commence proceedings, Pre-Action Disclosure Applications, Infant Settlement Hearings, attending CMCs, prepare directions, dealing with Cost Budgets where appropriate, liaising with Part 35 experts, lay witness, ensuring continuity
Excellent people and client care skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Innovative and Proactive
Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines
The ability to work in a team
Full Driving Licence

Salary: £28000 - 

Law Costs Draftsperson

Supporting Costs Case Handlers with a full range of Drafting requirements
Drafting formal bills for Detailed Assessment
Drafting N260 statements of costs
Preparing risk assessments
Assisting with drafting Budgets Person specification Essential criteria
Completion of a legal qualification (LLB, GDL, LPC)
Drafting skills associated with completing Precedent H, R and Q and finalising formal bills
You will have a flexible approach and be able to respond to rapid changes in working schedules and priorities. For this you will need to be organised and able to communicate clearly with people at all levels
The role involves the use of IT systems and therefore computer literacy, including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office packages, is essential

Salary: £30000 - 

Senior Recruitment Consultant – Temp/Perm

James Ray Recruitment are looking for a highly motivated and ambitious senior recruitment consultant to join a highly successful Manchester team, in the recruitment of temporary and permanent personnel in the Engineering, FM and Built Space.
Rare opportunity to join a very successful Manchester based recruitment team, seeking experienced permanent focused Recruitment Consultants to join a highly driven and motivated team. You will be working within a fast-paced environment where regular client meetings, new and existing BD is essential.
Due to significant growth since COVID and plans throughout 2022, this business is looking for driven and motivated individual, keen to succeed. They are committed to train and mentor consultants to help you to achieve your short & long term career goals, with uncapped earning potential.

Salary: £25000 - 

Senior Recruitment Consultant 

Our client is a leading the way Specialising in Technology, Engineering, Life Sciences and Gaming sectors across the UK, Europe and America with offices based in Birmingham, Preston, London, Manchester and Doncaster. They are all about delivering a high level of quality and performance that their clients and candidates both expect and deserve.

And for this position, we are looking for a Senior Recruitment Consultant who is a self-starter, ambitious, and excited by the opportunity to build a division from the ground up. This role will be responsible for establishing the Engineering division. As a 360 recruitment role, you will be responsible for business development, taking on client briefs, sourcing candidates, managing the interview process, negotiating salary and pay and offer management.

Why work for this company?

We want our growth to be organic
Everyone has the right to express their opinions and are encouraged to share them openly so we can make the right decisions
Family feel. We cultivate a family environment where we help one another, and everyone has your back
Collaborative. No ring-fencing, no pitting people against each other; we’re in this together
Social. We regularly get together outside of work, with only one rule – leave the office at the door
Let’s have some FUN!

The successful Recruitment Consultant will:

The successful candidate will have 3+ years of experience in recruitment and will have a proven track record with business development. We are looking for ambitious, goal-oriented, resilient individuals who thrive in a competitive environment with the ability to hit the ground running.

Salary: £28000 - 

IT/Telecoms Recruitment Consultant

This fantastic business has over 30 years’ experience and heritage within the IT Solutions and Recruitment sector. They are built up with a team of experienced consultants who are ambitious, driven by smart working / business practices and keen to utilise modern day / cutting edge technology to deliver the most efficient and best service to our clients and candidates.

This is an exciting time for this business seeing some fantastic growth and are now seeking a number of Recruiters / Resource Consultants that have experience of working within a recruitment, technology and/or customer focused sales environment. Although full training will be provided you should process at least 1 year’s experience in recruitment and have some of the following skills:

Highly customer focused
Well organised and professional business manner
Driven to be successful and hit sales targets
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Quick learner and the ability to build strong business relationships
An interest and follower of IT, Technology and/or Digitalisation

Salary: £25000 -