Job Type: Permanent
Job Industry: Business Services
Contact Name: Bethany Green
Job Location: Greater-manchester
Job Title: Litigation Executive
Job Salary: £25,000 - £35,000 Per Annum
Portfolio are in search for Litigation Executives to take on a fantastic opportunity based in the heart of Manchester, joining a small law firm that is part of a Global group. The firm are in the process of growing and scaling up, making this a particularly exciting time to join the business as it means the successful candidate will have the opportunity to shape the firm into what it aspires to be.
There will be opportunity to deliver successful commercial litigation recoveries and outcomes on behalf of various companies. We are looking for someone who is commercially minded, either working towards a professional legal qualification (if not already obtained) or have relevant working experience. We are looking for a candidate who is bright, confident and an excellent negotiator, as they will be responsible for a large caseload.
* Oversee the administration of tasks within your caseload, adhering to court timeframes for filing documents.
* Handling of disputes arising between our clients and third parties.
* Handling mediations.
* Maximising litigation recoveries whilst managing costs to achieve the best commercial result available.
* Renegotiating contracts where appropriate to support client retention.
* Engaging and maintaining relationships with our partners.
* Court Attendance.
What you bring to the team:
* Possess a professional legal qualification, working towards a qualification or have direct relevant experience.
* A positive attitude and desire to learn.
* Organisational skills, and able to prioritise a busy workload.
* Ability to take initiative and be responsible for high value, complex matters.
* Be dynamic and strategic in the approach to analysing and managing risk in the litigation process.