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Litigation Solicitor - Spalding
Title: Litigation Solicitor - Spalding
Category: Legal
Job type: Permanent
Job status: Full Time
Salary: £45,000.00 - £55,000.00
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Litigation Solicitor - Spalding


The ideal candidate will need experience working specifically within litigation preferably within the food/meat industry. They will be working with the partner that deals with the Agricultural industry.

Non – Negotiable

2-3 years Commercial Litigation Experience – preferably within food industry. Candidate needs to be qualified/working for a top 150 law firm. Energetic candidate who is happy to work in a busy role e.g. the candidate will be dealing with cases with £150,000 fee’s. The candidate will need to be able to handle pressure. If the candidate is newly qualified they would need to be a self-starter. Has to to have commercial experience. Want someone with a specialist banground - No generalist backgrounds. Extra Pointers:

Candidates from a Russel Universtiy  Good Quality of Work - Great work life balance and Spalding as a whole is agreat place for young families to settle.  For relocation - Spalding has really good grammar schools The Peterborough office is just a 45 minute commute from London. Very flexible on where candidates can work. Benefits

Pension 5% of salary bonus 50% off gym membership Vitality health care - add family members 75% Sick pay Relocation packages - 8K - this includes help with schools and accommoation etc. Every other week a qualified reflexologist & masseuse vist Spalding office. A dry cleaning service will visit the Spalding office. £1250 towards legal fee's - ie will/house purchasing Personal Health Insurance: Non-contributory benefit of up to 75% of your income (less State benefits) for a period of up to 3 years in the event of serious and long-term illness (subject to indemnity being accepted by the Firm’s insurer).”

Team set up

Spalding office - 180 Nottingham office - 10 Peterborough - 12 Alconbury - 4 Depending on the role, there is flexibilty on which office to work out of. Salary

£45,000 - £50,000 Working hours: 9-5.30pm Mon-Thurs, 9-5pm Friday.

Preferably we would like the candidate to spend their time at the office, but there is flexibility, potential from working at home/Alconbury office.


The department consists of around 15 people made up of 4 partners, 1 associate, 2 solicitors, trainees and secretaries.

The space is open plan, shared with the company commercial team.

The team ranges between 23-35 years old.

Very social bunch, regular outings for drinks and social events.



Key Responsibilities


Common law and statutory property claims, including breach of covenants, injunctions, removal of trespassers, landlord and tenant disputes as well as boundary disputes Experience in other forms of commercial Litigation, regulatory, contentious probate, shareholder and partnership disputes and employment litigation Provide legal advice to a range of clients, including the negotiation and drafting of documentation Carrying out in an effective, efficient and timely manner the various stages of legal proceedings with the aim of protecting the interests of the client Assuming responsibility for important elements of the work that is handled by a designated Partner Operating effectively with clients and their professional and financial advisers – managing specific fields Working under the direction of a Partner and receiving assignments with specified objectives Management of Client/matter files Management of fee income and collection of bills. Skills and Experience

Qualified Solicitor of between NQ and 5 years PQE

Assist and supervise Trainees and Paralegals Experience of working in Litigation department, across a range of clients, handling a diverse range of issues A strong desire to learn and widen knowledge Ability to act independently to a reasonably high level, but also to work with more experience Partners and Fee Earners on more complex and specialised matters as required Experience of building relationships with both new and existing clients and professionals including a natural ability to promote marketing and business development initiatives in a dynamic way Good communication skills in order to explain legal matters clearly to clients Discretion and the ability to respect client confidentiality Tackles tasks in a structured manner to ensure completion to a high standard Solid organisation and time management skills Experience of working in a team and the ability to develop relationships with colleagues Proven attention to detail and drafting skills Sound problem solving skills Ability to adapt to a broad range of situations and circumstances and remain calm under pressure Strong technical knowledge in Property Litigation  


  KEY SKILLS 5 years PQE, assist and supervise Trainees and Paralegals, Litigation department,
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