Litigator / Solicitor / Legal Executive

  • Pure Legal Limited
  • Liverpool, UK
  • 01 Nov, 2020
Full Time Legal

Job Description

Litigator

Job Role:

We are seeking an experienced Litigator to assist in what will be a busy and varied practice dealing in complex civil litigation.

The ideal candidate should have strong post qualification, or a wealth of vocational, experience in civil litigation and will be required to handle all aspects of their cases from the pre-action stage up to and including appeals, if required. Successful candidates will be able to be proactive in developing and following appropriate litigation strategies both alone and as part of a team.

Responsibilities include

· Managing a civil litigation caseload from inception to conclusion.

· Reviewing and creating initial case plans by assessing client instructions and carrying out a review of available documentation at the outset of a case to determine suitable strategies to adopt;

· Providing support and guidance to fee earners and legal assistants within the team;

· Liaising with clients in order to advise on case prospects and take proofs of evidence to be used in the case;

· Preparation of documents to include correspondence, pleadings and witness statements;

· Attending court hearings both in person and by telephone;

· Attending case conferences with external counsel, where required;

· Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls;

· Providing updates to clients by email, letter or phone to ensure they receive up to date and adequate information about the progress of a case, when required;

· Liaising with accounts to ensure funds are allocated to the appropriate accounts in line with the Solicitor Accounts Rules 2011;

· Ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011...... click apply for full job details