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    about 1 year ago

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A small and unique law firm with an office in Caerphilly pride themselves on working in an autonimous way with no time or cost targets. This is a position that offers real work / life balance with the working hours of 8.30 - 5pm with an hour for lunch. This firm are specialist advocates who offer a nationwide advocacy service for blue chip clients and Solicitors and are looking for a Senior Solicitor to deal with day to day queries in relation to advocacy (litigation), mainly landlord and tenant and some debt recovery.

This is what you’ll be doing

  • Dealing with day to day queries from the teams (including advocacy, debt recovery and landlord and tenant)
  • You will not have your own case load and so you will have the time to assist the team
  • You will be the ‘go to’ Solicitor to deal with all queries in the first instance
  • You will report to the Director (no monetary targets/ chargeable hours)
  • Actively developing business in line with growing the landlord and tenant team and the advocacy offering and identify new areas of business
  • Assisting with tender submissions
  • Deputising for the Managing Solicitor as and when required
  • Instructing advocates to attend hearings on behalf of clients

The experience you’ll bring to the team

  • A qualified lawyer ( 3PQE +)
  • Experience in Landlord and Tenant litigation and /or debt recover is desirable but not essential
  • Experience in litigation is essential
  • A following of clients is desirable
  • Excellent academics
  • A track record of business development and desire to carry out BD and attend networking events

And this is what you’ll get in return

  • Autonomy to carry out your duties
  • The ability to make this role your own
  • Support from Directors and the wider business
  • Remuneration above market average
  • Support to deal with management without having to fee earn
  • Discretionary annual performance – based bonus
  • Private health insurance
  • Pension
  • Life Insurance

If you have general litigation experience and are keen to move into a different area of law this could be a great and rare opportunity for you

How to Apply

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch.  We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place.  If you have any further questions then please contact Sarah Castle at Yolk Recruitment on 02921 673737.

*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role.  If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful.  Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.*