Commercial Litigation Solicitor

Leeds – £35,000 - £45,000

Commercial Litigation Solicitor

This is an exciting role based in Leeds City Centre for a Commercial Litigation Solicitor to join a well established regional firm. The role is based in Leeds City Centre but agile working is possible with some home working flexibility.

The Role involves managing a varied litigation caseload including:
  • sale and carriage of goods
  • provision of services
  • commercial agency
  • guarantees
  • consumer credit
  • franchising
  • distribution and finance agreements
  • enforcement of any judgment
  • Property disputes- Landlord and Tenant, possession proceeds etc

The successful Solicitor will be 3-5 years' PQE and be able to work with minimal supervision. They will also have experience and enthusiasm in business development will pride themselves in delivering a first-class client experience.

In return the firm offers a friendly and supportive working environment with room to progress and develop in their career, along with flexible working arrangements.

Main Responsibilities

  • Dealing with matters at all stages, from taking the client's initial instructions through to archiving, in accordance with office and accounts procedures.
  • Taking instructions from clients and advising accordingly.
  • Obtaining and preparing file documentation.
  • Billing files and obtaining monies due to the firm from the clients and other parties.
  • Delegated supervisory responsibilities as and when required
  • Maintaining legal knowledge and skills

Key Skills - Essential

  • Ability to deal with technical details and to express solutions to complex legal issues in a concise and customer-friendly way.
  • Ability to present and argue a case orally and in writing.
  • Ability to work accurately in accordance with the requirements of each team.
  • Ability to work under pressure.
  • Ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work on own initiative.
  • Ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Ability to deal with enquiries in a customer-friendly and effective manner.

Salary is competitive DOE

For more information please contact Nicola Mackenzie on 0113 467 7571

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Nicola Mackenzie

Recruitment Consultant
0113 467 7571

Nicola joined Douglas Scott in 2020 from the Travel industry where she gained 6 years’ experience in business management and a core work ethic focussed on delivering the best results. Throughout her career her client service and dedication is at the heart of everything she does. Nicola places candidates in those vital supporting roles through to top solicitors across a huge variety of firms in Leeds and the surrounding areas. She enjoys getting to know both candidates and clients, nurturing relationships through trust, long lasting dedication and of course friendliness.

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Commercial Litigation
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £35,000 - £45,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Leeds
  • Reference: 37834528

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