Solicitor - Dispute Resolution

Position:    General and Commercial Litigation Solicitor 

Responsible to:    Employment & Dispute Resolution Team Leader

Office:    Lincoln

Hours of Work:    9.00 am - 5.15 pm 

Objectives

To have your own case load but also when necessary to support other members of the Employment and Dispute Resolution Team by:- 

•    Carrying out a range of Commercial and General Litigation work including contentious commercial property, contentious Probate and TOLATA claims.
•    Carrying out residential possession work including issuing proceedings.
•    Representing clients at hearings, or as appropriate instructing Counsel to represent and/or advise clients.
•    Assisting other members of the Team with a range of dispute resolution matters.
•    Playing an active role in Business Development.

Attributes/Skills

•    Self motivated, forward thinking, well organised and resilient.
•    Commercially aware and able to meet targets.
•    Client focused, with strong client care/service skills.
•    Excellent attention to detail and drafting skills.
•    Flexibility.
•    Supervisory experience.
•    Well developed communication and interpersonal skills.
•    Strong team player (beyond individual fees) with ‘can do’ attitude and ability to build and sustain good working relationships irrespective of working pressures. 
•    Enthusiasm and commitment to excellence.
•    Solicitor

Main duties:

•    To provide expert legal support and advice to clients, including taking instructions from clients, and advising on necessary courses of action.

•    Preparation, collation and management of documents in the carrying out of client work. 

•    Although the role is based at the firm's Lincoln office the post holder may be asked to provide cover on occasions at the firm's Newark office.

•    Playing a key role in business development work undertaken by the Team and the Firm. 

•    Training will be provided as needed.

Deadline:  Monday 9 July 2018

To apply for this position please email a copy of your CV along with a covering letter to wendy.hillman@andrew-solicitors.co.uk