Assistant Solicitor/Group Litigation (Emissions)

  • Liverpool
  • Permanent
  • £35,000 - £55,000 per annum

My client is one of the largest market leading Law firms in Personal Injury and Litigation and they are looking to recruit a Assitant Solicitor to assist the head of department in the management of a team which co-ordinates group litigation claims, notably against various vehicle manufacturers as a result of issues relating to engine emissions. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the work they do, the service they provide and getting the best results for their clients.

Responsibilities

Assisting the department head in:

•All aspects of researching, developing, investigating and bringing proceedings in multi-party actions;
•developing a close working relationship with other Claimant firms, Defendant solicitors and King’s Counsel to advance claims through the Court system;
•gathering the necessary evidence and data required to bring valid claims in large volumes;
•taking client instructions and advising on legal and procedural issues in an effort to progress files and the litigation as a whole;
•supervising and delegating work to junior staff as appropriate;
•contributing original ideas and concepts to improve the department and grow the business.

About you:

2-4 year qualified Solicitor, Legal Executive or Equivalent
REQUIREMENTS AND SKILLS:
•Previous litigation experience is essential;
•Understand the civil litigation environment and be able to and assess and apply that knowledge to group litigation;
•drafting documents, letters and contracts in relation to parties to the claim and third party stake holders;
•IT literate with previous use of Proclaim advantageous;
•Committed, organised and dedicated – able to cope with pressure;
•The ability to manage own workload whilst keeping quality of work to a high standard;
•Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team;
•Target driven whilst maintaining exceptional client care;
  Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  •  23 days plus 8 bank hols
  • Career development
  • Onsite gym
  • Wellbeing programmes
  • Pension

If this role is of interest, please call Chris Orrell on 0161 914 7357 or forward your most recent CV to c.eastwood@clayton-legal.co.uk.

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