Job Title: Dispute Resolution Solicitor
Contract: Full Time or Part Time, Permanent
Salary: £28,000 to £40,000 (however is negotiable DOE)
The organisation will offer you the following benefits package:
- 30 days holiday plus bank holidays
- Additional discretionary leave during XMAS office closure
- Pension scheme
- Flexi time scheme
- Life assurance scheme (after 2 years service)
- Sick pay scheme
- Maternity pay scheme
- Reward & recognition scheme
- Additional voluntary benefits – healthcare, travel scheme etc..
- Hybrid & flexible working can be discussed
If successful, you will perform the following role as a Dispute Resolution Solicitor:
As a Dispute Resolution Solicitor, you will play a crucial role in managing and resolving a wide variety of disputes on behalf of clients. Your primary responsibilities will include:
Case Management: Handle a caseload of regular, complex and high-value disputes, including but not limited to professional negligence, property litigation, inheritance disputes, debt recovery, and contract disputes.
Client Consultation: Provide expert legal advice and guidance to clients, understanding their individual circumstances and tailoring your approach to their specific needs.
Legal Research: Conduct in-depth legal research to ensure a strong understanding of relevant case law, statutes, regulations, and legal precedents applicable to each case.
Drafting Documents: Prepare and draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, contracts, settlement agreements, and correspondence, ensuring accuracy, clarity, and compliance with legal standards.
Negotiation: Negotiate settlements and resolutions to disputes, striving to achieve favourable outcomes for clients while minimising the risks and costs associated with prolonged litigation.
Team Collaboration: Collaborate with other legal professionals, support staff, and experts within the firm to leverage their expertise and resources in building strong cases.
Client Relationship Management: Maintain open and effective communication with clients, keeping them informed about case developments, progress, and potential strategies.
Continuing Professional Development: Stay updated on legal developments, attending relevant training, workshops, and seminars to enhance your legal knowledge and skills.
About the business:
CRA Legal are recruiting on behalf of a reputable regional law firm. Our client is looking to hire a Litigation Fee Earner to join their renowned Dispute Resolution Team, in their Sheffield Office. The firm are a leading practice, representing a diverse client base and are highly regarded throughout the local area.
About CRA Consulting:
CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.
For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.
How to apply:
If this Dispute Resolution Solicitor vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.
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