BCL Legal Recruitment
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Litigation Review Manager

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Location:
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Salary:
£40,000.00 - 48,000.00
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
JLAW/63542

Description

Commercial Litigation Review Manager Leeds

The Firm

- Great opportunity for a qualified or non-qualified litigation specialist to join a specific fee earner support team with the Leeds office of this major global law firm, and take on a management role.

The Role

- Managing a team of specialist litigation paralegals who handle substantial data-heavy aspects of complex commercial litigation, arbitration and internal investigation matters
- Assessing instructions produced by the instructing solicitor in terms of scope, requirement, process, timeframe & budget
- Appointing team
- Ensuring the team understands the issues, the scope of the assignment and how to determine what's relevant and what's not
- Sampling work and monitoring progress
- General team management and co-ordination, overseeing operational processes
- Providing training and guidance
- Liaising effectively between the team and the instructing solicitor or team of solicitors who have conduct of the matter
- Managing multiple assignments with different teams of paralegals

The Candidate

- Either a qualified solicitor with litigation experience, or a non-qualified fee earner with litigation experience
- At least 2 years' experience of litigation and/or document review, strong knowledge of the litigation process
- The litigation experience can be commercial litigation, personal injury, insolvency or employment, as long as you have significant experience of dealing with court pleadings and the litigation process
- Solid academics to demonstrate that you have the intellectual ability to assess and explain complex instructions
- Strong communication skills and problem solving skills

The Benefits

- High degree of flexibility on offer - the role can be full time, part time or flexible hours with some agile working. The firm can work round most flexible working patterns
- Well resourced team with the support of a global law firm
- Modern offices in central Leeds
- Excellent salary and benefits package

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
If this job isn't quite right, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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