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Disputes Solicitor

Reference: 19201


Belfast, County Antrim



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Date Posted

24 June, 2022

Abacus Careers have been recently tasked with assisting one of Northern Ireland’s most prominent Legal companies to assist with the recruitment of a Litigation Solicitor.

With c. 5,000 staff globally, our client is one of the largest, fully-integrated law firms in the world.  They have a well-deserved reputation for providing outstanding legal expertise to some of the largest and most ambitious organisations across all major regions of the world.

The Job……

The successful Solicitor for this role is likely to be at least 2 yrs PQE (although all levels can be considered).  You can expect to work closely with a range of Senior Managers and Partners and assist with delivering litigation services on behalf of a range of corporate clients.

Key responsibilities

• Conducting document review, due diligence or other practice area-specific fee-earning work (there will be target average daily chargeable hours).
• Conducting claims management for major corporate entities.
• Conducting case assessments in respect of claims arising out of Group Litigation Orders and Remediation schemes.
• Undertake Quality Control and provide constructive feedback to reviewers to ensure that output is consistent with quality standards. 
• On appropriate projects, as required, working directly with other company practice groups in our global network to deliver high quality support to clients and the legal teams.
• On appropriate projects, as required, supervising Trainees or Legal Analysts in relation to individual matters, dealing with complex legal matters or generally as directed by Senior Solicitors, Managers or Senior Managers of the Disputes practice group. 
• Maintaining an up-to-date knowledge of areas of law relevant to the practice.
• Ensuring compliance with financial disciplines on matters (e.g. daily time recording).
• Providing any other assistance to the business on client matters and related tasks as required.

What will you need to have….

Essentially, you be legally qualified (England & Wales, NI or other common law jurisdiction) and offer experience of handling a range of litigation claims to include EL/PL, injury, motor, claims assessment and psychological inury claims and assessment.

A full and more detailed Job specification is available for review for suitable candidates.

The salary on offer and overall benefits package will be very competitive.  In addition, a clear career development path and harmonious working environment will be on offer.



Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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