Vacancy

NQ-2PQE – Commercial Litigation – Blackburn

Commercial Litigation – Full time

We are looking for an ambitious trainee solicitor/newly qualified lawyer to begin their journey as a Litigator with our team.  If you are due to qualify between now and September 2022 and have a desire to become a Commercial Litigator, this role might be exactly what you are looking for!  We will also accept applications from those with up to 2 years PQE, having worked within a Litigation Department since qualifying.

You will benefit from:-

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Hybrid working
  • Life Assurance of x2 annual salary (facility to increase at employees own cost)
  • Pension scheme
  • Voluntary Cash Plan Scheme – to assist with dental & optical bills
  • Eye Care Vouchers
  • Continued development and learning opportunities including sponsorship and study leave options
  • Discounted legal services, client Introduction scheme
  • Regular appraisals & bi-annual companywide social functions

Your role will include:-

  • Working alongside the team to assist on their cases, together with being responsible for running your own caseload and ensuring deadlines are met.
  • Ensuring the retention of good clients through appropriate client management and matter completion.
  • Understanding the significance of individual actions in the context of the objectives of the transaction/strategy for a case.
  • Use experience to check information provided and to form judgements about possible courses of action and ways forward.
  • Collaborative and inquisitive and willingness to develop knowledge of new legal areas.
  • Supporting key events to secure new clients, cross refer opportunities and further increase the team’s strong reputation.
  • Ensuring clients receive accurate, up-to-date legal advice that takes account of their circumstances.
  • Understand clearly the strategy for the case/transaction and alternative approaches to deliver it within a vision of what may be possible.
  • Building relationships both internally and externally to raise your own profile – we believe the key to our success is to build strong relationships within our teams and with our clients
  • Achieving personal utilisation and realisation targets

You will have:-

  • Excellent organisational skills and a committed attitude
  • An ability to communicate clearly and accurately to different 3rd parties
  • Use of initiative
  • Excellent telephone manner
  • Effective time management skills
  • Self-motivated/proactive attitude
  • Strong eye for detail
  • Calm under pressure
  • A willingness to develop self, and help/ support others
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Good IT skills and used to working within structured case management system

To apply for this role, please send your CV and covering letter to human.resources@napthens.co.uk or complete the form below.  If you would like further information, please do not hesitate to contact our HR Department on 01772 888444 or Human.Resources@napthens.co.uk who would be delighted to assist.

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