Commercial Litigation Associate

  • Job Reference: 00027154-1
  • Date Posted: 13 November 2020
  • Recruiter: CV-Library
  • Location: Edinburgh
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Legal, Covid-19
  • Job Type: Permanent

Job Description

If you have experience in general litigation and you live in the Edinburgh area, we have an excellent opportunity for you. A leading international firm is seeking a full-time Litigation Solicitor in Edinburgh to join a specialist professional liability team, supporting and defending a wide range of insurers and professionals. The Associate role comes with a competitive salary and some excellent company benefits.

The successful candidate will have a varied workload covering professional negligence and commercial dispute resolution work. You will gain exposure to some of the most challenging and interesting claims in this practice area. You'll provide dispute resolution support through mediation, arbitration and litigation which also extends to commercial disputes.

As a snapshot of this Litigation Solicitor role, if you were already working here, these are some things you might have done this week:
- Worked on a caseload of files in a manner compliant with our service level agreements with insurers
- Assisted in defence of high value and complex claims
- Communicated with clients daily, complying with deadlines and clients' reporting requirements
- Capturing and recorded management information

The litigation role also involves Sheriff court advocacy, instructing experts and counsel and playing a leading role in the firm's business development activities.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate legal know-how, initiative, confidence in managing and prioritising a full and varied caseload and excellent communication skills. In return for your litigation expertise, passion and commitment, you will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits, including a contributory pension scheme and flexible working from home opportunities.

If you are interested in this Litigation Solicitor job in Edinburgh, please contact Search Legal today for full details. All interviews will in this time of COVID-19 be on the phone or online to ensure your health and safety.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age