An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced 1 year plus PQE Solicitor to join my client’s busy Dispute Resolution team, based in Newcastle Upon Tyne.
The successful candidate will be expected to handle cases independently and assist a Partner with a wide range of cases from straightforward contractual disputes dealt within the small claims court to high value multitrack and technically complex matters.
Key aspects of the role include:
The role will also involve working alongside colleagues in our Company Commercial, Employment and Commercial Property teams to minimise litigation risks for existing clients, work to resolve contractual disputes pre-proceedings and also deal will contested matters up to trial.
An up to date working knowledge of the civil procedure rules and litigation process, a foundation in Company Law, Contract Law, Property Law and Law of Tort is required. As is an ability to build relationships with a broad range of clients from individuals, partnerships and limited companies from a variety of different sectors.
The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to prioritise, cope under pressure and work to strict deadlines. Excellent communication skills are essential as are managing expectations across a wide range of competing needs, a willingness to cover a variety of tasks and work outside core hours on occasion.