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Commercial / Dispute Resolution Solicitor


If you are a Solicitor in the early stages of your legal career looking for an opportunity to develop a successful career in one of Liverpool’s oldest and best known law firms, who will offer top quality work together with support from high profile professionals, then this may be the role for you.
 
The Commercial department at Canter Levin & Berg Solicitors is expanding at a rapid pace and we are seeking an ambitious solicitor * with 1-3 years PQE, with a strong work ethic and an outstanding business acumen to join our team.
 
We are confident that the successful candidate will not only build a career with us but this opportunity will let the individual forge a personal reputation as an exceptional commercial and employment solicitor.
 
The successful candidate will have conduct of a diverse caseload of commercial instructions. Matters will be both contentious and non-contentious and will vary from commercial litigation, professional negligence, dispute resolution, intellectual property and the drafting of commercial contracts. The client base is made up of SMEs, international companies, professionals and high net worth individuals
 
The ideal candidate will be distinguished by technical excellence, business acumen and a passion to provide a premium service to prestigious clients. In return, the successful candidate will receive a competitive salary, with benefits and good working hours. 
 
*Please note we are happy to consider applications from candidates with no commercial or experience provided they have proven multi track litigation experience and are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.
 
Essential Criteria
  • 0-3 years PQE;
  • Extensive litigation experience;
  • Strong business acumen;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Exceptional communication skills.

Desirable Criteria
  • A client following;
  • Experience with conducting file reviews;
  • Experience with a case management system such as Proclaim.

Salary and Benefits
  • Competitive salary
  • Life Assurance (1 x salary)
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days’ holiday

Applicants for this position should submit their C.V. & Covering Letter by email to: hayleyroberts@canter-law.co.uk or by letter.

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Family Solicitor - Child Panel Member

The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic team player who will share knowledge but be able to work independently when required. Support will be provided, although an ability to self generate work is an advantage. In return, they will join a Lexcel and IIP accredited firm and will receive a competitive salary, with benefits and good working hours.

Essential Criteria

  • Competence and experience Public and Private Law Children matters;
  • Excellent organisational skills;
  • Good and effective communicator;
  • Flexible and driven with the ability to work as part of a team and to support and assist others where needed;
  • Able to work on own initiative;
  •  Able to prioritise workload, good team working required and good timekeeping;
  • Able to work under pressure.

Desirable Criteria

  • Child Panel Membership with a client following;
  • 3+ PQE although all applicants that meet the essential criteria will be considered;
  • Experience with Public and Private funded work;
  • Competence and experience in other areas of family law;
  • Competence in conducting own advocacy including contested hearings
  • Knowledge of and ability to use CCMS

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Life Assurance (1 x salary)
  • Pension scheme
  • 28 days’ holiday

Applicants for this position should submit their C.V. & Covering Letter by email to: hayleyroberts@canter-law.co.uk or by letter.

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