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Fee Earner

  • Salary: Up to £55,000 DOE per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 3 months ago

  • Sector: Front-Line Talent, Customer Contact
  • Contact: Mandy Bancroft
  • Contact Email: mbancroft@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2768
  • Expiry Date: 18 June 2024
  • Job Ref: MB/11555

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and qualified Fee Earner to join a highly ambitious and growing law firm. This company is seeking a candidate with a proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload of predominately pre and post issue fast track OL/PL cases.

Responsibilities:
- Manage a caseload of predominately pre and post issue fast track OL/PL cases.
- Handle OL/PL fast track cases, although predominately a non-portal caseload – the successful candidate must have experience of the portal.
- Advance cases to and through litigation to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.
- Demonstrate experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing.
- Utilize knowledge of the civil procedure rules, precedent, trends in litigation, and an ability to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.
- Bill clients accurately and efficiently on a timely basis.
- Use Proclaim case management system to process cases.
- Attend regular training sessions to ensure up-to-date knowledge of advancements or changes to the law.

Requirements:
- At least one year plus PQE/Cilex or alternatively qualified by experience.
- Genuine tenacity and focus on advancing cases to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.
- Knowledge of the civil procedure rules, precedent, trends in litigation, and an ability and willingness to utilise the same to achieve the best possible outcome for clients.
- Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload.
- Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing.
- Knowledge of Proclaim case management system.

Benefits:
- A basic salary up to £55,000 depending on experience.
- Generous commission scheme, paid monthly in arrears.
- 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days (3 days reserved for Christmas closure of the office).
- 3 holiday buy backs per year after one year of service.
- Extra day’s holiday for your birthday after two years’ service.
- Private medical insurance available after two years’ service.
- Death in Service.
- Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget.
- Active training culture and various groups and events such as Diversity & Inclusion.
- Netball / Football team, 10km Manchester team and more.
- Enhanced Maternity Leave payment if you have over 1 year tenure.
- Other benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jab.

This company is offering a fantastic opportunity for a Fee Earner to join their team and take the next step in their career. If you have the required experience and qualifications, please apply today.