Senior Solicitor/Associate

Organisation
Eden Scott
Reference
SG/Abd
Contract Type
Full-Time|Full-Time / Part-Time
Practice Area
Commercial Litigation, Dispute Resolution, Litigation
Location
Aberdeen
Salary
Negotiable
PQE
3 -4 yrs, 5+ yrs
Dispute resolution Solicitor required in Aberdeen city centre

Job Description


Dispute Resolution Senior Solicitor/Associate
Position Type: Permanent / Full Time

Location: Aberdeen

Dynamic, driven and ambitious Senior Solicitor/Associate required to support the growth of the Litigation department in one of the UK's fastest growing law firms.  The team has a wide ranging and successful property, commercial and corporate dispute practice and promotes advocacy and negotiation skills in all areas of dispute resolution.

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of commercial and property law issues, corporate law, insolvency law, litigation processes and ADR.  

The role will focus on working with commercial and private clients, and supporting in-house legal departments. The work is challenging, client facing and varied. 


The successful candidate will be based in Aberdeen but will work as part of a larger team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES AND DUTIES

Prioritise work effectively to ensure efficient management of a varied and heavy caseload
Understand client requirements and manage cases in line with service level agreements (where applicable) and best practice, demonstrably applying technical/professional knowledge and expertise to provide clear, accurate and commercial direction to clients
Develop increased levels of technical and commercial knowledge via training or supervised working practices
Advocate on behalf of clients in court hearings and settlement meetings
Draft legal documents
Meet fee target consistently
Work as a team with other members of the department to achieve common goals
Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks, support the growth of  the Firm through business development
Raise individual profile and that of the Firm through coverage in the legal press and our promotional material

QUALIFICATIONS

Qualified to practice law in Scotland

Diploma in Legal Practice

For a confidential discussion around this and other qualified positions contact Sarah on 0141 410 1028 or email your CV directly.

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