15 days ago
09 March 2021
Litigation Fee Earner
Cardiff / Home Working
You will work for a regional law firm specialising in defending credit hire cases. The office is based in Cardiff, but this role will be home working in addition to office working (Covid-19 guidelines in place with only 25% of employees allowed in the office on any given day).
This is what you will be doing:
• You will work within a large team of supportive lawyers who are specialists in this field.
• You will be responsible for managing your own case load of defendant litigated small claims and fast track and MOJ files
• Duties will include:
o Updating clients regularly
o Liaising with third parties
o Reviewing quantum
o Valuing general and special damages
o Finalising case plans including advice as to next steps
o Drafting documents including, applications, offers, proposed orders, directions etc.
o Attending telephone conferences/applications/court hearings
o Working to Court Deadlines and Managing time
The experience you will bring to the team
• Experience in litigation is essential
• Excellent academics (2:1 degree and strong A Levels)
• Experience in defence litigation work is desirable but not essential
• Commercially aware
• A team player
• This is a full-time permanent position.
What you will get in return
• A salary up to £21,000
• A fantastic benefit package
• Home working during the pandemic
• The highest quality of work / experience
• Personal career progression and development
• Working under market leading Lawyers.
Are you up for the challenge?
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, please contact Sarah Castle at Yolk Recruitment on 02921673737.
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