Litigation Solicitor

Litigation Solicitor Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Litigation Solicitor to join our team.


  • Property damage recoveries Plaintiff work of any value and covering a range of perils including fire, flood,escape of water and escape of oil;
  • Motor Recovery matters;
  • Local Authority Housing;
  • To undertake advocacy at all levels of Court/at Tribunals as appropriate, including the preparation and management of cases;
  • To ensure that a responsive and cost-effective service is provided to officers and service departments;
  • Processing clients’ cases on a timely and cost-effective basis;
  • To carry out the service in accordance with the customer care, health and safety and equalities agendas;
  • Maintaining the highest professional standards in accordance with the firm’s objectives and complying with the firm’s quality standards;
  • Supervise colleagues dealing with volume debt recovery litigation and deal with wide range of queries from colleagues;
  • Liaising with clients both over the telephone and in writing to provide clear and accurate advice;
  • Managing your own caseload from start to finish and assisting junior members of the team;
  • Helping more junior members of the team with development and training;
  • Deal with complex defended consumer credit cases;
  • Contribute to the growth of firm through business development and the development of operational efficiencies and litigation strategies;
  • Progress cases efficiently to conclusion including attendance at mediations and attendance at court.


  • Litigation;
  • Self-starter who is comfortable with ambiguity. Thrives on a fast moving, uncertain environment;
  • Be a self starter with a proven track record of managing a demanding workload and of delivering robust and commercial legal advice;
  • Be a team player with a can-do approach and a willingness to embrace new legal challenges with an open mind;
  • Attention to detail and pride in quality work;
  • Articulate and effective communicator;
  • Seeks out relevant background work to understand best practice and build on others work, seeking expert external input where required;
  • You will maintain and update the Court diary;
  • You will run your own varied caseload of Litigation matters;
  • You will undertake business development and attend networking events, in order to promote the firm, the department and yourself;
  • Experience of a wide range of general litigation disputes is essential;
  • Civils;
  • Commercial;
  • Property;
  • The firm are currently in the process of looking to recruit a junior Litigation Solicitor.