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Job Details - Comm. Lit / Prof Neg. / P.i. Solicitor
ReferenceDA208
SectorCommerical Litigation, Personal Injury, Professional Indemnity
Salary£30,000 to £40,000 per annum
LocationsGreater Manchester
Lancashire
Manchester
North Manchester
North West
Contract TypePermanent
Date Posted20/10/2011 10:09:00

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen due to the growth of a hugely successful and very well regarded team in an established practice. The work involves complex professional negligence litigation.
The firm are looking for a strong Litigation Solicitor with experience of or an interest in Professional Negligence matters. The role is intellectually challenging, requires strong academic ability and a commitment to meeting tight deadlines in a fast paced environment.
Emphasis is on an open management style and flexible attitudes make this team an extremely supportive, professional and enjoyable place in which to work. Commitment, and hard work is rewarded by this firm.


The candidate chosen will be assigned their own case load of Professional Negligence claims which arise out of a government run compensation scheme. The majority of these will already be or are soon to be in litigation. All of these claims are Multi Track.

* The case load will continue to increase as cases approach particular stages and proceedings need to be commenced.

* The role will require the individual getting to grips with the scheme which developed over a 10 year period. In addition, understanding itís evolvement over time, its mechanisms and procedures.

* Where necessary, providing support to HOD in various areas.

* In addition, the candidate will be expected to contribute ideas on strategy and group handling.

4 years PQE but this is a guide only and does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.
Excellent salary plus good benefits system including healthcare and pension.



REQUIREMENTS

Must have a good working knowledge of CPR and be able to demonstrate a good technical ability.

* Must be an experienced litigator, preferably in PN or commercial litigation, although other areas such as PI will be considered.

* Must have a sound billing track record.

* An ability to take on individual projects with little supervision reporting to HOD

* An ability to display initiative and ingenuity in problem solving.

* An ability to analyse advice given by other solicitors and identify failings and weaknesses.

* A willingness to assist others.

* An ability to work under pressure producing quality well presented work and meeting deadlines.

If you are interested in this vacancy, please apply using the 'Make Application' form on the right.

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Title Comm. Lit / Prof Neg. / P.I. Solicitor
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Sector Commerical Litigation, Personal Injury, Professional Indemnity
Region Greater Manchester
Lancashire
Manchester
North Manchester
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