Solicitor Advocate

Keoghs LLP
30 Sep 2019
02 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Solicitor Advocate or Barrister - Liverpool

Are you are aspiring Solicitor Advocate?

Keoghs Liverpool are seeking a Solicitor Advocate or Barrister to join their expanding Advocacy team in our Liverpool city centre office. You will need to be a qualified Solicitor or Barrister with experience in personal injury as full training is given for this role

The Solicitor Advocate orBarrister will provide advocacy, advisory and drafting services. This role is based in our Liverpool office but may require travel to Manchester and Bolton offices.

Key Accountabilities

i. Undertake advocacy, drafting and advisory work; including but not limited to: pleadings, interlocutory hearings, small claims, fast track trials, sanctions (including private prosecution) and recoveries.

ii. Assisting more senior members of the team in the delivery of the above.

iii. Assist in delivering advocacy and litigation training / updates for fee earners.

iv. Undertake client facing, product development tasks as required.

v. Assist in the development of the in house advocacy team.

Essential Skillsand Attributes

Advocacy and Drafting
Qualified Solicitor or Barrister or equivalent
An ability to communicate in writing and prepare succinct and concise reports
Ability to work with case management systems
An ability to prioritise workload

Desirable skills

Experience in Insurance Fraud, Personal Injury , EL/PL and/or professional negligence

What You Can Expect From Us

•A learning culture with employee development at the heart of the people development pathway
•Excellent flexible benefits, Bupa as standard , Healthcare Cash Plan as standard, Life Assurance, Critical Illness cover.

Flexible Working with the flexibility to work from home.

Keoghs is one of the leading providers of claims-related services to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. We combine proven processes, technology and a low cost infrastructure with deep legal and insurance market knowledge. This enables us to create individual solutions for each of our clients that match their requirements in terms of quality, performance and value for money.

Our culture is focussed on making Keoghs sustainable and successful for our people and clients, with this our five values are at the heart of everything we do;

We listen, are down to earth and supportive

We work together towards a common goal

We're friendly with a can do attitude

We care about our clients

We evolve

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for interest in this position and in our organisation

Strictly no agencies please