Nottingham – £50,000 - £70,000

An exciting opportunity has arisen with a well established National Law Firm. Our client requires a Solicitor/Barrister to join them on a 12 month fixed term contract for their Midlands office.

There is an attractive hourly rate on offer and an excellent work life balance.

The successful Barrister/Solicitor will be between at least 3 years PQE and you must be confident in conducting your own caseload.

The main duties of this role will include:

  • Managing your own caseload and supporting Junior Lawyer
  • Preparing for primarily regulatory and Civil proceedings
  • Prepare court documents and attend court hearings
  • Maintain clear records of all hearings
  • Providing marketing support to ensure growth of the advocacy unit including presenting seminars and writing literature
  • Undertaking legal research to inform case preparation

About you:

  • Strong experience in Civil Law
  • Experience in regulatory work
  • Experience in preparing court documents
  • Strong Microsoft Office Skills
  • Excellent team player
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Ability to work to deadlines

Please contact Lorraine Terry, Contract Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Lorraine Terry

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Lorraine joined our Locum team as a Recruitment Consultant in 2019 and works with a large selection of clients, helping facilitate recruitment for temporary and contract positions across all practice areas of the legal sector and for specialist short-term projects. She predominantly focuses on the South London, and Midlands Interim Private Practice markets. Lorraine consistently delivers an excellent service for high ranking top 100 national and international firms national as well as smaller boutique and high street legal practices. She also has excellent relationships with well-established contract professionals and is on hand to provide her candidates with a a quick turnaround when finding them temporary placements. Lorraine’s previous experience was working as a Claims Handler for a large insurance company.

"Lorraine is an extraordinary Recruitment Consultant. She’s knowledgeable, caring, attentive to details, great expertise and is an approachable, courteous professional. I love her positivity and cheerfulness and that she’s tenacious. She’s great at negotiating and she sought the best for me and my prospective employers. Thank you for being so great and being a blessing. I wish you continued success and thank you for matching me up to my dream job!”

Family Solicitor | London

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Civil Litigation
  • Type: Barrister
  • Salary: £50,000 - £70,000
  • Term: Temp/Contract
  • Location: Nottingham
  • Reference: LT902793

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