• Dispute Resolution Solicitor

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-1332
    Department
    Dispute Resolution
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • About the Role

    Our Dispute Resolution team in London advise on a wide variety of disputes, acting for large commercial clients, owner managed businesses and individuals. The team are active in a number of our key sector groups including Financial Services, Retail, Charities and Life Sciences.

     

    We have a great opportunity for a newly qualified solicitor to join the team to undertake a range of litigation work. Duties will include:

    • Manage a caseload of dispute resolution files, under supervision, dealing effectively with cases and transactions including contractual disputes, insolvency, debt recovery, shareholder disputes and intellectual property disputes
    • Manage time recording, WIP monitoring and billing consistently, meeting targets and objectives set
    • Deal directly with client to take instructions and ensures full understanding in order to deliver on client expectations
    • Research and draft article and assists with the production of marketing materials

    • Begin to develop a network of clients, contacts and potential referrers and attends networking events

    • Encourages juniors/ trainees and gives feedback to assist their learning, effectively delegating tasks where appropriate

    • Understands, learns and applies all business processes applicable to own work learning new processes as required

    About You

    Skills & Experience:

    • Qualified Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive
    • Experience within commercial dispute resolution area of law (minimum of 6 month seat)
    • Ability to manage own files with minimal supervision.
    • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service.
    • Organised and able to effectively prioritise.

    Core Behaviours: 

    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

    About Us

    Royds Withy King is a UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. It has the combined expertise of over 500 staff across offices in Bath, London, Oxford and Wiltshire and is a founding member of the international network of independent law firms, Interleges.

     

    Royds Withy King uses its experience to put clients ahead of the curve and places client relationships at the heart of everything it does. Royds Withy King achieved eight top tier rankings in The Legal 500 2017 and 39 lawyers were ranked as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Chambers & Partners UK 2018, both leading guides to the law.


    The firm is proud to be ranked for the last five years as a Sunday Times 100 Best Company to Work for. Royds Withy King also received a three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies in 2017 – one of just six UK law firms to have done so.


    For further information about Royds Withy King, visit roydswithyking.com, follow us on Twitter @RoydsWithyKing or read our latest news and views on LinkedIn.

     

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    Please note that we will not accept speculative CVs for our vacancies. Please do not submit CVs without express permission from the Recruitment team.

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