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Principal Associate- Litigation (Partnership Prospect) - Edinburgh

Commercial Litigation - Private Practice
Ref: 464 Date Posted: Tuesday 28 May 2024

National law firm is looking to hire a Litigation lawyer to join their Edinburgh office as Principal Associate- the responsibilities of this role will be to grown an ambitious litigation team and the firm is offering potential partnership after 12 months. 

Role Profile:

  • You will run a mixed caseload of complex and high value motor prosecution and general  commercial litigated and non-litigated cases- Experience in dealing with property disputes, property damage, contractual disputes landlord and tenant disputes and motor prosecution would be highly beneficial for this role. 
  • The successful candidate will provide effective legal advice to clients  in relation to their claim, still being hands on whilst also mentoring and supervising less junior members of the team. 
  • Responsibilities will also include taking full responsibility for cases and strategy to both manage your own caseload of pre-litigated & litigated files using case management system, ensuring compliance with insurer clients’ service level agreements.
  • The role involves extensive communication with insurers, clients and third parties- You will need to work in a proactive manner to settle cases in accordance with key performance indicators.

Candidate Requirements:  

  • The successful candidate will have a proven track record of dealing with commercial litigated and non-litigated cases with circa 6+ PQE, as well as having experience supervising and developing a team in this area of law.  
  • The successful candidate will be a team player and have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have strong organisational and time management skills.

On Offer:

On offer is a highly competitive salary and benefits package which includes: Holiday entitlement of 25 days (plus bank holidays), with extra days after 2 and 10 years’ service; Employee health cash plan which helps towards cover for optical, dental and physiotherapy treatment and other healthcare costs; Discretionary annual bonus scheme. 

To Apply:

For a confidential discussion about this position or to apply, please contact:

David Thomson, Director

Edinburgh: 0131 450 7164

Email: david@thomsonlrc.com