Solicitor/Executive – Litigation – Southampton
Exciting opportunity for a Junior Lawyer to join the Southampton team who deal with commercial and private client litigation.
Role: Litigation Solicitor/Executive
Hours: Full time
Vacancy Reference: 361-LSN
If you want to develop your career as a litigator with a stimulating caseload working in sectors facing continued regulatory change and other challenges, you will be able to do so in our Commercial and Private Client Litigation team.
The work in the team is diverse. As specialists in all aspects of commercial litigation ranging from general contractual, commercial and agency disputes as well to professional negligence cases and contentious probate disputes we handle complex disputes.
The range and quality of our caseload makes it an exceptional base to develop a career in litigation, whether you are a junior litigator or have more experience. Our team in Southampton consists of 2 Partners and 4 Lawyers including a solicitor advocate and notary public.
Beyond your caseload, we’ll expect you to get involved in a range of business development activities and play a full part as a member of a supportive team.
It is an integral part of this role that you comply with information security and all firm policies and procedures.
We are looking for someone with a passion for contentious work, initiative, pragmatism, common sense and excellent client skills, who is looking to develop their career and reputation within commercial and private client litigation.
You will ideally have a minimum of 2 years litigation experience being an paralegal or 0-3 year PQE solicitor., We will also consider NQ’s or other similar level qualification e.g. CILEx with candidates having experience in litigation field.
This role is intellectually demanding, so we will look for a strong level of academic achievement as well as strong practical skills and commercial awareness. You will be able to translate complex and technical information and problems into clear and simple advice and actions. You will need to have an enthusiasm and aptitude for business development to assist the growth in the team.
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