11 days ago
13 April 2023
Solicitor/Lawyer - Financial Services Disputes & Investigations (FSDI)
Bristol - Top 100 Law Firm - Competitive Salary
Yolk Recruitment is working with one of Bristol's top firms who sit comfortably in the UK's Top 100 offering excellent career prospects to driven and determined lawyers.
This firm with a long-established presence in Bristol and renowned nationwide for its expertise prides itself on their client relationships.
With one of the largest dedicated FSDI practices in the UK, this firm acts for a range of financial institutions including national and international banks providing commercial and practical advice to resolve disputes.
This firm are experts in the field of contentious issues associated with commercial, business and consumer finance including dispute resolution, pre-litigation management and ADR.
This is what you'll be doing
As an Associate in the Financial Services Litigation team you will be responsible for:
- Managing a varied case load working with lending clients and borrowers.
- Providing advice on complex secured recoveries, litigation, negligence and fraud claims, fixed charge receiverships and title rectification.
- Mediate cases against other litigation firms utilising your negotiation skills.
- Assisting Partners and Legal Directors.
- Collaborating with team members at all levels including Legal Assistants delegating tasks where appropriate and supporting the development of others with your supervision skills.
This is what you'll bring to the Team
The role is suitable for Qualified Lawyers who have up to 3 years PQE. Essential to the role is a background in commercial litigation. If you have practical experience or if you completed a Commercial Litigation seat in your training contract this could be the perfect role for you.
Ideally you will have Financial Services Litigation experience but this is not essential to the role. Applications from Lawyers with a background in Property Litigation would also be welcome.
Commercial awareness is essential to the role, staying abreast of latest developments, along with a passion for business development.
You will have an analytical mind and can demonstrate exceptional communication and organisational skills. It is crucial that you can demonstrate your ability to manage workloads and deadlines.
The role will require supporting senior fee earners as well assisting junior team members and therefore being a team player is vital to the role.
This firm counts a variety of household financial services businesses amongst its clientele and therefore an interest and enthusiasm in all areas of financial services disputes and investigations practice is required.
This is what you'll get in return
There are significant benefits in return notably:-
- Competitive salary with an annual pay review
- Extensive benefits package
- 25 days holiday increasing to 30 days based upon length of service
- Private medical insurance
- Flexible working tailored to your needs
Are you interested in this position?
If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Oliver Coodye on 07458 142 713 or alternatively send your CV
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