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Civil Litigation Solicitor/Legal Executive

Civil Litigation Department - Bexleyheath

We are currently recruiting for a Litigation Solicitor/Executive with 2-3 Years PQE for our Bexleyheath office.

The candidate will;

  • Have experience of all aspects of property litigation, landlord and tenant litigation, some contract/commercial litigation and contentious probate.
  • Provide expert legal services, ensuring that professional standards are maintained and that the firm’s internal procedures are adhered to;
  • Offer support to the Litigation team, providing encouragement and assistance as and when necessary
  • Where applicable, ensure that personal and departmental budgeted fees and targets are met.

PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • To carry out the client’s instructions in the most efficient and expedient way having regard to the firm’s professional and procedural standards;
  • To provide accurate progress reports for the client at regular intervals;
  • To deal effectively with client queries by telephone or by clear and detailed letter;
  • To maintain accurate records and an efficient and tidy filing system;
  • Where applicable, to meet budgeted fees and profit targets;
  • To organise diary and prioritise work;

PERSON SPECIFICATION:

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Ability to organise and run a busy caseload and meet deadlines
  • Ability and willingness to help and encourage less senior members of the department
  • Co-operative and helpful attitude within a team environment
  • Diligent and conscientious approach to work

SKILLS REQUIREMENTS:

  • 2-3 Years PQE
  • PC literacy
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

Hours are 9am to 5.30pm Monday to Friday (with a one hour break for lunch).

Benefits include; 25 days holiday plus day off for birthday, pension scheme, free eye tests, employee assistance programme, company and team social events, optional healthcare cashback scheme and discounts on our legal services.