Civil Litigation Solicitor

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £55,000 per annum

Our client’s independent, SRA-authorized legal business offers services to insured and non-insured clients across various industries. As a Fortune 500 company with over 60 offices in 20+ countries, they are dedicated to a people-first approach while expanding their business globally. With offices in Manchester, Leeds, London, and Croydon, they employ over 60 specialist solicitors. They seek a civil litigator (6-10 PQE) to join their Civil Litigation team in Manchester, currently comprising 5 fee earners within a larger Civil Litigation department.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide initial prospects opinions on a wide variety of civil disputes.
  • Manage a mixed caseload of claimant and defendant work.
  • Work on cases funded under legal expenses insurance policies and privately funded matters.
  • Deliver clear, accurate, and pragmatic advice.
  • Maintain efficient and courteous client service.
  • Ensure files are progressed and maintained according to standards.

What You Will Bring:

  • Civil litigation experience.                                  
  • Thorough understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules.
  • Knowledge of Landlord and Tenant legislation.
  • Experience handling insurance claims is a plus.
  • Ability to manage your own caseload under supervision.
  • Strong communication and organizational skills.
  • Proficiency in IT, including Microsoft Office and case management systems.
  • High attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent client care and communication skills.

What’s in it for you?

  • Collaborative work environment
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Competitive compensation package with bonus
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • City center car parking permit
  • 25% discount in leisure venues
  • 25 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Pension scheme

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms and In House departments across the UK. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to move in the legal market and law firms looking to recruit a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Take a look at our web site www.clayton-legal.co.uk for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies.

For an initial discussion, please contact Anri on a.winchester@clayton-legal.co.uk

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