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Cardiff
Associate Solicitor
Permanent
Up to £50k
Ryan Pryce
ryan@tsrlegal.co.uk
20 days ago
05/08/2024

Associate Solicitor – Commercial Litigation

Highlights

  • Location: Cardiff
  • Salary: £40,000 – £50,000
  • Boutique Law Firm
  • Multi Office
  • Hybrid/Flexible Working
  • Extensive Benefit Package

The opportunity

TSR Legal are currently working on behalf of a well regarded boutique law firm based in Cardiff who are looking to recruit a Commercial Litigation Solicitor. The role will play a key role in providing legal representation and strategic advice to clients involved in commercial disputes.

This position requires a strong understanding of commercial law, excellent negotiation and advocacy skills, and the ability to manage a diverse caseload effectively. The successful candidate will work closely with clients to understand their objectives, develop case strategies, and achieve favourable outcomes through negotiation, mediation, or litigation.

Responsibilities

  • Manage a caseload of Commercial Litigation matters, including contract disputes, shareholder disputes, professional negligence claims, and insolvency proceedings.
  • Provide expert legal advice and representation to clients throughout all stages of litigation, from pre-action advice through to trial and appeal if necessary.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to assess the merits of cases, identify legal issues, and develop effective strategies for resolution.
  • Draft legal documents, including pleadings, motions, affidavits, witness statements, and settlement agreements, ensuring accuracy and compliance with court rules and procedures.
  • Represent clients in court proceedings, hearings, and alternative dispute resolution forums, advocating their interests effectively and professionally.
  • Negotiate settlements and participate in mediation or arbitration proceedings to resolve disputes in a cost-effective and timely manner.
  • Liaise with clients, counsel, experts, and other stakeholders involved in litigation matters, maintaining clear and regular communication throughout the process.
  • Manage client relationships, providing regular updates, managing expectations, and ensuring client satisfaction.
  • Keep abreast of developments in commercial law and litigation practice, staying informed about changes in legislation, case law, and procedural rules.
  • Collaborate with colleagues within the firm, including partners, associates, and support staff, to leverage resources and expertise in handling complex litigation matters.

Qualifications & Skills

  • NQ+ Litigation Solicitor
  • Understanding of commercial litigation and completed a Litigation seat
  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to assess complex legal issues and develop creative solutions.
  • Strong negotiation and advocacy skills, with experience representing clients in court proceedings and alternative dispute resolution forums.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and persuasively.
  • Proven ability to manage a diverse caseload effectively, prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines.
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in legal documentation and research.
  • Commercial awareness and understanding of clients’ business objectives and commercial considerations.
  • Membership in relevant professional bodies or associations preferred.
  • Commitment to continuous professional development and staying updated on legal developments in commercial law and litigation practice

Apply now

If you believe you have the skill set required, please apply to this advert in confidence, or contact Ryan at TSR Legal on 02920 388100 or ryan@tsrlegal.co.uk for a confidential discussion.