Dispute Resolution Fee Earner

Ashby-de-la-Zouch

Legal

Competitive

Contract


We're looking for an experienced Civil/Commercial Dispute Resolution Lawyer (with a minimum of 2 years PQE) to join our team at Fishers Solicitors. The role is open for both full-time and part-time applicants.

Full-time is 35 hours a week, 9 - 5 with the option of hybrid working with up to 3 days from home.

Part time option is 3 or 4 days which can be whole days or split into shorter days across the week, with a minimum of 2 days in the office.

The successful candidate will be expected to have a high degree of self-management and initiative to manage a varied caseload.

Main responsibilities: Handling a varied caseload of commercial and private litigation matters, Ensuring that all client work is progressed in a timely manner and that the client is kept informed throughout, delivering exceptional customer service.

Reporting on the nature and progress of work at departmental meetings and monthly 1-2-1's Compliance with all file and case management quality standards as laid down in the office manual, and in accordance with the Law Society requirements Assisting the Head of Department and other team members to promote the department as a whole and assist with the firm's marketing initiatives.

Networking with other professionals and contacts, both individually and as part of a team Diligent and accurate use of the firm's case management system.

Making files available on a monthly basis for review Undertaking any relevant training as and when required, and comply with the Law Society CPD requirements.

Skills, qualifications, and experience Interested applicants should be either: A qualified Solicitor or Fellow of CILEX with a minimum of 2 years PQE; Experience in dealing with commercial litigation matters; The ability to handle a varied caseload with minimal supervision; A target driven approach; Exceptional client care skills; A highly organised approach and the ability to prioritise; A high level of attention to detail; A can do attitude; An ability to work well as part of a team as well as independently; Exceptional communication skills (both verbal and written); There should be no restrictions placed upon the applicants' practicing certificate.

OUR BENEFITS: We're a firm who work hard but play hard too! We have lots of benefits and perks to offer anyone joining our team. Here's some of what we offer: 23 days holiday, plus bank holidays Plus Christmas shut down Option to purchase up to 5 additional days holiday Life assurance death in service benefit at 3x salary Private GP service Annual performance related bonus scheme New employee referral incentives Company sick pay Professional fees paid Professional development Other perks include: employee of the quarter awards, birthday wheel, payday lunches, social events and volunteer time off.

About us: We're a friendly independent law firm based in modern offices on the edge of Ashby-de-la-Zouch with offices also in Derby and Tamworth. We're a thriving business of over 200 years, who like to get stuck in, work hard and, love what we do. Our values are outlined below so you can get an idea about our culture.

Our values Drive: Have energy and enthusiasm to get the job done; Innovate: Look to develop and change for the better; Connect: Connect to customers and colleagues; Collaborate: Work together for our customers and community; Excel: Provide excellent customer service How to apply Please apply by sending a copy of your CV to our HR & Office Manager Kristin at [email protected].

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