Litigation Solicitor

Company: CV-Library
Job type: Full-time

Who are we?

We have been serving the local community in Fife and beyond for nearly 120 years through its offices in St Andrews, Cupar, Glenrothes and Auchtermuchty offering a wide range of legal and property services. We offer guidance and advice to individuals, families, businesses, corporate and public bodies and charitable organisations.

The Role

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Join a highly performing Civil law team, working in the Glenrothes office of a regional firm which provides representation in the Kirkcaldy and Dunfermline Sheriff Courts.

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Handle a varied case load in most areas of civil litigation with a leaning towards the Family court such as residence/contact/separation and divorce, Children’s referrals. In addition Employment and Mental Health tribunal representation, Guardianship applications under Adults with Incapacity, Interdicts actions, Simple procedure and debt recovery.

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This position can offer responsibility for your own case load as well as assisting partners.

Ideal Requirements

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2 years PQE

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Ideally you will have previous experience in civil sheriff court work

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A dynamic solicitor with sound ability and a strong perspective

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You will be hard working, enthusiastic, outgoing and a team player with excellent client service skills.

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You will be natural at building rapport with clients and colleagues and will quickly gain their confidence with your knowledge and professionalism.

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Excellent interpersonal skills are vital and the ability to handle matters with empathy and sensitivity is key.

Benefits

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Join a highly successful Litigation team with an excellent variety of work.

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A team with a strong culture, very good staff retention and a collegiate feel within a respected regional firm.

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Exceptional career progression opportunities

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26 days holiday plus bank holidays

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Pension Plan

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Competitive salary with scope for career development

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