In-House Litigation Solicitor

Leeds – £38,000 - £42,000

Douglas Scott have a new opportunity for a Junior Litigation Solicitor in Leeds. Our client is an International business with a fantastic reputation in the market.

You'll join an experienced and well established Legal team which specialises in all Litigation work across the various Group business. Largely this will be advisory focussed and encompass UK and International jurisdictions. You will be afforded excellent training, support and tuition from experienced in-house Solicitors.

Applications are invited from Junior Litigation Solicitors (1-3 PQE) who have experienced both a contentious and non-contentious caseload in their career to date. Ideally, a good grounding in contentious work will serve the successful candidate well, including exposure to Tribunal matters. Candidates form a Healthcare background will be of interest. but wider advocacy experience and regulatory enforcement is beneficial.

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Litigation Solicitor to make the move in-house. On a day-to-day basis the successful candidate will advise on disputes arising from the many business units within the Group including more straightforward EL/PL claims, provide advice on litigation and regulatory matters, conduct pre-lit and prepare documentation in respect of hearings related to Healthcare Insurance Law. Additionally, this role offers wide ranging in-house work related to the updating of policies and procedures, commercial contract drafting, resolving of complex technical queries and general Risk Management.

The team has an excellent track record of developing their people in areas beyond the day-to-day Litigation work. Flexible working is on offer, with a realistic split of 3 days in the office and 2 from home.

Send a CV for immediate consideration, or get in touch with Nick at Douglas Scott to discuss confidentially.

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Nick Barrass

Recruitment Consultant
0161 233 6360

Nick is part of our In-House team, operating across the North of England for all sizes of business across a variety of sectors. Nick handles candidates of all levels from Paralegals to General Counsel, ensuring they find the perfect fit for their next career move. He works with longstanding businesses which have established Legal teams, as well as those who are trying to build new Legal functions and make that important 1st In-House Legal Hire. Prior to Douglas Scott, he worked for 2 years at a Financial Services Recruiter and has 6 years’ experience in the Real Estate Finance sector. Nick studied Sport and Exercise Science at Liverpool John Moores University. 

"I would like to thank you for all of your efforts in dealing with my recruitment. You and Lara have both been a pleasure to deal with. You are both a credit to your field and I would be sure to use your services again."

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Litigation, Dental Negligence, Employers Liability, Healthcare Law, Regulatory Law
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX, In House
  • Salary: £38,000 - £42,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Leeds
  • Reference: 36455739

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