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Litigation Legal Executive 
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CV-LIBRARY-GB-GTYPW
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Location:
United KingdomCentral London, United Kingdom
Category:
Legal/Paralegal
Work Type:
Permanent
Work Time:
Full Time
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job,cv-library,united-kingdom

Description 

REF: RM309
I am currently recruiting for a boutique, claimant focused litigation firm based in Central London. Due to continued growth the firm are now looking for a Litigation Legal Executive or Solicitor to join their expert team on a permanent full-time basis.  The firm undertakes a variety of work including financial mis-selling claims, property damage claims and competition claims.  They have an established practice with regards Japanese knotweed and the various legal issues which arise from it, having recent success in the case of Waistell v Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd in the Court of Appeal.
They are looking for someone to run cases from beginning to end with minimal supervision.  There will be significant initial training and regular discussions on case strategy with senior lawyers but the legal executive will manage the day-to-day running of their cases.  This will involve:
Drafting including
Letters of Claim
Particulars of Claim
Court Forms
Correspondence with clients and defendants
Management of litigation including:
Ensuring court deadlines are complied with
Preparing disclosure and trial bundles
Instructing and liaising with counsel and experts
Preparing costs budgets, draft orders and case summaries
This is a wonderful opportunity for someone looking to progress their career.
Skills and Experience:
3 years’ experience as a solicitor or CILEx qualified legal executive
Good understanding of the Civil Procedure Rules
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent drafting skills
Motivated and capable of working independently
Vacancy Information:
Location: Central London
Salary Range (DOE): Negotiable
Job Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Monday – Friday (Full Time)
Reference: RM309