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Dispute Resolution Department - Civil & Commercial Litigation Fee Earner

The successful candidate will be based at our Chesterfield office.

Hours of business are: Monday to Friday 9.00 am to 5.00 pm

Contract: Permanent – full time, although, part-time hours will be considered.

To be considered for this position you must have 1-4 years PQE or experience within this legal area, be a motivated individual providing excellent client care who works well as part of a team and is capable of expanding the company’s current caseload. You will have a clear and professional telephone manner and possess excellent computer skills, be numerate, with the ability to keep meticulous records and accounts. You should be able to work effectively with minimum supervision. The position would suit someone who is highly organised, accurate, proactive and committed to meeting deadlines whilst remaining calm under pressure. Excellent all round communication skills and attention to detail is essential.

This ‘hands on’ role will deal with a range of areas including:

  • General commercial and civil litigation
  • Contract disputes
  • Building disputes
  • Boundary disputes
  • Probate disputes
  • Insolvency
  • Debt collection
  • Landlord and tenant (commercial and residential).

Duties will include:

  • Managing a busy caseload of varied Dispute Resolution matters from initial meeting to conclusion.
  • Meeting financial targets and personal performance targets
  • Making clients aware of other services via cross-selling.
  • Any other reasonable tasks.

Experience within this legal area is desirable and salary is negotiable dependant upon experience.

Own transport/valid UK driver licence holder is desirable as there may be an element of working from our other offices.

Please apply in writing with CVs and a supporting statement outlining your experience to:-

Human Resources

Banner Jones Ltd

24 Glumangate

Chesterfield

S40 1UA

Or alternatively by email to: HumanResources@bannerjones.co.uk

We are an equal opportunities employer

Closing date is 13th April 2018

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