Litigation Fee Earner

  • Location:

    Liverpool, Merseyside

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Full Time

  • Salary:

    £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    Kathryn.Wycherley@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/547301

  • Published:

    6 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-02-05

  • Start date:

    asap

A large, well-established Law firm, based in Liverpool, are recruiting for a Deputy Litigation adviser/ Litigation Fee Earner for their court pre and post litigation team.

Essential skills:-

* Legal knowledge including court procedures and in particular an excellent knowledge of the CPR
* Excellent attention to detail
* Analytical thinking skills
* Excellent verbal communication skills
* The ability to use your initiative
* The ability to think clearly using logic and reasoning
* Computer literate
* Litigation experience of both Part 7 and Part 8 civil proceedings
* The ability to work in a fast paced environment
* The ability to comply with strict deadlines
* Excellent organisational skills

Duties will include:-

* Drafting interim applications
* Drafting written evidence in response to interim applications
* Advising on the merits of personal injury and credit hire claims
* Drafting both Part 7 and Part 8 proceedings
* Negotiating costs for interim applications
* Preparing for court hearings including instructing Counsel
* Advising on procedural issues

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