12 Oct, 2021

Commercial Litigation Lawyer

  • Talbots
  • Stourbridge DY8
Full time Lawyer

Job Description

Main purpose and objectives

  • Delivering legal advice in relation to commercial litigation matters, the successful candidate will work as part of multi-disciplinary team acting for commercial clients and individuals.
  • Acting for local and national clients on a full-range of matters, the team comprises administrators, paralegals, trainee solicitors, lawyers, associates and directors combining strong generalist knowledge and niche areas of specialism.

Key tasks and responsibilities

  • Advising individuals and business clients on a full range of disputes ranging from debt recovery, property litigation, shareholder disputes, warranty disputes, partnership disputes contract disputes, professional negligence claims and general commercial litigation;
  • Ensure compliance with SRA, Lexcel, Law Society Quality Scheme standards, SARs and accounting requirements;
  • Any other duties deemed to be within the capability of the post holder.

Essential Competencies

  • Experience (NQ - 3 years) of dealing with a range of litigation post qualification;
  • Passionate about giving outstanding client care and service;
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills;
  • Accurate and articulate in written and spoken communication (including excellent spelling and grammar);
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy;
  • Ability to use own initiative to problem solve;
  • Engage in business development;
  • Excellent administrative, planning, organisation and time management skills to meet deadlines;
  • Proficient in the use of IT, including all MS Office applications, email and internet.

Desirable:

  • Supporting corporate and commercial colleagues in mergers, acquisitions, share sales, property litigation and other corporate and commercial transactions;
  • Advocacy in Civil Courts;
  • Desire to become an accredited mediator.

Company Benefits

  • 25 days holiday + UK Bank Holidays + 2 x Ex-gratia days (birthday & Christmas).
  • Company pension scheme.
  • Group Life Insurance*.
  • Talbots Bonus Scheme*.
  • Bank of Talbots (Staff credit for legal fees)*.

* Subject to qualifying period of service.

Salary starting point: £32,000 per annum depending on experience.

Experience

PQE 1, PQE 2, PQE 3, Newly Qualified

Competitive Salary

No

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