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3 weeks ago

Advocate

Position type: Permanent

Location: London

Sector: Civil litigation

Salary: £50,000 - £60,000

Experience: 2 - 4 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A leading law firm is seeking a dynamic and dedicated Advocate to join their team. This role is an excellent opportunity for a solicitor with higher rights of audience or a barrister early in their career looking for a challenging and rewarding environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver advocacy and advice on cases related to housing conditions, specifically landlord repair failures.
  • Represent clients in court and at hearings, ensuring the best possible outcomes.
  • Provide expert advice and guidance to fee-earning staff on various cases.
  • Assist in drafting Particulars of Claim and other legal documents.
  • Collaborate with other in-house counsel and senior solicitors to ensure comprehensive case management.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of relevant laws and regulations, ensuring all advice and advocacy are based on current legal standards.
  • Manage a caseload efficiently, meeting deadlines and maintaining high standards of client care.

Requirements:

  • Solicitor with higher rights of audience or a barrister early in their career.
  • Strong advocacy skills with a focus on housing conditions and landlord repair issues.
  • Experience in delivering legal advice and representing clients in court.
  • Ability to draft legal documents, including Particulars of Claim.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a team and independently.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.

Benefits:

  • Competitive salary.
  • Hybrid or remote working options.
  • Comprehensive training and progression opportunities.
  • Supportive and inclusive working environment.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an ambitious advocate to join a leading law firm in Greater London, offering a challenging and supportive environment to advance your legal career. If you are passionate about civil advocacy and housing conditions law, we encourage you to apply.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

Competitive salary, hybrid or remote working options, comprehensive training and progression opportunities.

Job Requirements

Solicitor with higher rights of audience or a barrister early in their career. Some good advocacy experience would be advantageous.

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