Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive, Dispute Resolution

Job ID: JR02SDRCOV1042024

Salary: £35000-£50000 per year

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Job Description:

Your role will include:
• To manage a varied caseload of Dispute Resolution matters
• To deal with client queries over the telephone and in person
• Undertake own work in accordance with requirements of the Office Manual
• Achieving individual agreed targets and key performance indicators (KPI’s) and contributing to departmental targets
• Comply with the quality systems and maintain systems and standards for compliance.
• To attend departmental and firm wide meetings.
• To proficiently use the Firm’s case management system.
• Organise and attend any appropriate internal and external training seminars.
• Supporting in marketing and business development of the department, with the assistance of the Business Development Director, to include attendance at networking and exhibition events.
• Undertaking any reasonable instructions given by line manager and Directors within the limits of this job description

Key Duties:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ PQE in a Dispute Resolution department.
  • Strong team player.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of the law and legal system as is required for the needs of this role.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Excellent organisation skills.
  • Driving licence and use of own vehicle essential.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Windows, Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • Experience of case management systems and time recording (knowledge of Tikit would be advantageous).
  • Knowledge and understanding of current AML regulations, SRA Accounts Rules, and Codes of Conduct.
  • Awareness of cyber-security and data protection issues and legislation.
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal); skilled in dealing sensitively with clients.
  • To work outside office hours as necessary to fulfil the needs of the role.

Benefits:

  • A competitive salary with annual reviews
  • Flexible and hybrid working options
  • Generous holiday entitlement
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme (on successful completion of probationary period)
  • Office closure between Christmas and New Year (1 day of annual leave will be allocated to this)
  • 1pm finish on Christmas Eve when it falls on a normal working day
  • BUPA Health cash plan scheme (on successful completion of probationary period)
  • Employee assistance programme for both employees and their families
  • Death in service benefit (on successful completion of probationary period)
  • Access to online GP support (on successful completion of probationary period)
  • Bereavement and probate helpline and counselling service support for employees and their families (on successful completion of probationary period)
  • Career development opportunities
  • Reputation of a legal 500 firm, Lexcel accredited, disability confident, living wage employer
  • Enhanced company sick pay
  • Discounted legal fees including free Will
  • Long service awards
  • Charity and community activities
  • Easily commutable town centre office locations.

To Apply For This Role:

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

To Apply For This Role:

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