PI Litigation Solicitor

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  • Location: Belfast

  • Salary: up to £32k

  • Sector: Legal

  • Closing Date:

  • Job type: 

    Litigation Solicitor
  • Contact: Orla Milligan

  • Contract Type: Permanent

Litigation Solicitor, Belfast, 1-2 years PQE, Up to £32k depending on experience.Progressive law firm in Belfast City Centre wish to recruit an ambitious Litigation Solicitor with experience in mostly personal injury matters.

Main responsibilities

 communicating internally with Head of Department, other team members, support staff and finance department and externally with local and national clients, referrers and other third parties

 planning and prioritising case and file management of clients

 adhere to the firm’s financial policies of time recording, invoicing and debt recovery according to agreed aims

 maintaining existing clients with high standards of client care

 developing and taking part in marketing and networking initiatives

 assisting Head of Department and other team members as required including holiday cover

 conduct and develop a caseload of clients under general supervision of Head of Department across the broad spectrum of Civil Litigation work to include general file maintenance of routine correspondence and telephone calls, legal drafting and advocacy.

Essential

It is essential that the applicant have the following qualifications, skills, knowledge and experience.

Qualifications required

 1-2 years post qualification experience

 Driving Licence

Skills required

 ability to identify risk and carry out effective risk management

 excellent communicator

 excellent team player

 ability to work autonomously with little supervision

 ability to manage effectively conflicting priorities

 ability to manage challenging clients professionally and with appropriate empathy

 initiative and desire to be able to raise the firm’s profile and recognise business opportunities

 commercial awareness

 must be adept in use of MS Office, particularly Word, and ideally case management systems to a basic level, Internet and email

 decision maker with an eye for attention to detail and ability to deliver high professional standards of service and client care

 ability to supervise support staff

Knowledge required

 Thorough knowledge of a broad spectrum of civil litigation including personal injury work in both County Court and High Court proceedings as evidenced by caseload currently managed.

Experience required

Experience of running a civil litigation caseload with modest supervision

Personal characteristics required

 Ability to inspire and motivate self and colleagues

 Commitment to delivering a high standard of service

 Taking ownership for informed decisions and delivering quality outcome

 High degree of personal integrity and commitment to fairness, diversity and equality

 Willingness to participate in marketing of the department and firm

For more details please email your cv in confidence through the link above. For a confidential discussion please call Orla Milligan at Energis Recruitment or email your cv via the link above.

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this

By applying for this role you are consenting to Energis Recruitment holding your details for a period of 12 months to be considered for other roles. As a candidate you have the right to consent or object to this.

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