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Litigator

Litigator

35,000 - 40,000
July 5, 2022
Peter@recpool.com
Ellesmere Port

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Conducting thorough investigations into client matters, including performing legal research and analysis and sourcing expert opinion.
  • Drafting and filing pleadings with the appropriate bodies
  • Conducting thorough discovery and forming a position on the case. Drafting solid discovery requests, responding to discovery requests and controlling the flow of information regarding the case.
  • Attend mediation hearings and settlement conferences, when appropriate
  • Assist Barristers and other team members at trial
  • Support a highly successful and growing claims team
  • Conducting discovery, including issuing subpoenas, conducting interviews, and reviewing documents
  • Negotiating with opposing counsel to reach settlement agreements
  • Drafting pleadings and other legal documents, such as motions and discovery requests
  • Preparing witnesses for court appearances by coaching them on what to say and how to behave during testimony
  • Communicating with clients throughout the litigation process to keep them informed about the status of their cases and any new developments
  • Conducting research on legal issues associated with cases
  • Interviewing witnesses, gathering evidence, and interviewing experts to support the client’s case
  • Drafting legal briefs and motions to be submitted to the court
  • Presenting cases in court by arguing facts and citing laws to support the client’s position
  • Additional duties may be assigned

The candidate

 

  • Outstanding research and advisory skills
  • Outstanding drafting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to think outside laterally
  • Excellent client management and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a committed team
  • Ability to work under pressure, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Drive, ambition, energy
  • Ability to supervise more junior members of the team

 

Experience required

  • Obtaining state bar admission
  • Drafting briefs and other legal documents
  • Gathering evidence to be used in trial
  • Interviewing key witnesses
  • 12 months experience within a PI/Credit role
  • Conducting depositions

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