Fee Earner – Civil Department

Fee Earner – Civil Department

  • Ref No.

    CC29076

  • Salary

    £40k-45k Depending on experience

  • Location

    Skegness

  • Job Type

    Full time, permanent

Humber Recruitment are proud to be recruiting on behalf of a valued client, based in Skegness.

Minimum Requirement of the Role

In order to be considered for this role, you must meet the following essential criteria:

1. Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 3 years PQE in civil law

2. Experience of running own civil law caseload from start to end in the following areas:

· Contract Disputes

· Contentious Probate

· Professional Negligence

· Landlord and Tenant Disputes

Main Duties and Responsibilities

The successful applicant will have a caseload of their own with specific targets and KPIs to meet.

The role includes:

  • Drafting letters and documents tailored to the client’s individual needs;
  • Preparing documents for Court/Counsel/relevant 3rd Parties
  • Negotiating with clients and 3rd Parties to secure agreed objectives
  • Researching and analysing documents, regulations and case law to ensure the accuracy of advice and procedure;
  • Preparing instructions to Counsel or specialist advocates to appear in Court / Mediation in complex disputes;
  • Calculating claims for damages
  • Accurately time-recording and maximising recovery of fees;
  • Support marketing initiatives, including attending Company functions/net-working events/team-building events;
  • Maintain and nurture an appropriate network of contacts and referrers and endeavour to promote the Company in your professional and personal life;
  • Keep up to date with changes and developments in your area of law via department meetings/courses/updates and ensuring compliance with CPD requirements if appropriate;
  • Comply with the rules and guidance set out in the Office Manual and associated Policies;
  • Have a good understanding of SRA Regulations and Compliance responsibilities.
  • Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx, Max. file size: 20 MB.