Dispute Resolution Lawyer

  • York
  • Permanent
  • Salary dependent on experience

My client is a Legal 500 firm, and 2022 Yorkshire Legal Award winner, and they now have an opportunity for an enthusiastic and experienced Dispute Resolution Lawyer to join their team. Based in York or another of their North Yorkshire offices, this is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious individual to develop their career in a growing firm with genuine long-term opportunities for development.

The firm offers a comprehensive and high-quality legal service, and they place much importance on their local knowledge, as well as their speedy and personal service and down to earth approach.

The busy Dispute Resolution Team specialises in Commercial and Civil Disputes, Landlord and Tenant issues, Debt recovery and Neighbour dispute, and their new Dispute Resolution Lawyer will assist the Directors in implementing the firm’s vision and strategy for the firm as a whole.

Responsibilities will include:

Ensuring that the management of files and working practices within Dispute Resolution are in accordance with the Firm’s published Policies, Plans and Procedures and in line with individual Departmental Guidelines.
Providing a caring, quality service to the firm’s clients in accordance with the plans and targets of the firm.
Conducting own cases and assisting other fee-earners and partners in providing advice and representation to the firm’s clients.
Ensuring services are provided in a timely fashion and that the client is informed regularly on progress and costs.
Developing and maintain the competencies necessary to provide a proper standard of service to clients and maintain a record of professional development.

Ideally, you will a sound knowledge of all usual Dispute Resolution areas
A proven track record of business development and meeting clients face-to-face
Confident communication skills with clients and potential clients
Ability to manage own workflows and meet and exceed deadlines and targets

As you can expect with a firm of this calibre, they offer a competitive salary and benefits package which includes 25 days holiday a year (plus bank holidays), Birthday off work, Health Plan, Employee Assistance Programme, Staff Discounts, plus more.

How to apply
For more information about this role and to apply, please contact Chris Eastwood at Clayton Legal or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to c.eastwood@clayton-legal.co.uk

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