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Plaintiff Litigation Solicitor

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Job Summary

  • Dublin City Centre
  • Permanent
  • BBBH790633
  • Aug 18, 2021
  • Competitive
Job Description

We have a great opportunity for a qualified Solicitor to join a diverse and progressive legal firm in Dublin 2 as Plaintiff Litigation Solicitor.

Plaintiff Litigation Solicitor

Leading firm in the Plaintiff Litigation Services sector are recruiting a Litigation Solicitor.

The following traits are essential:

  • Previous personal injury litigation experience with a good knowledge of litigation procedures and practices.
  • Highly motivated and confident with the ability to work proactively on their own and within a team.
  • Excellent communication skills and a friendly manner to enable effective and positive engagement with colleagues, clients etc.
  • 'Self-starters', reliable, display technical ability, to be timely, accurate in all their work and exhibit an ability to execute instructions and processes.
  • Engage in continuous learning including appropriate CPD as required by the law Society.
  • Adhere to the high operational standards of the firm as independently verified by the institute of Legal Standards & Research.
  • Be commercially focused, client focused and standards of operation and to be self-motivated to 'skill up' for the job such that they exhibit sound judgement and provide competent legally based judgment.
  • Solicitors Responsibilities & Duties:

    • To act in a professional manner and carry out the obligations in the contract of employment
    • To fulfil our obligations as officers of the Court
    • To run and administer cases in a competent manner
    • To Review Diary & Calendar to ensure timely processing or work and use of time
    • To review post and liaise with secretary in regard to the manner in which post can be dealt with through the use of workflows and case management system
    • To instruct and assist secretaries in dealing with their daily job tasks and any queries that they arise.
    • To constantly monitor Statute Reminders and risk management
    • To ensure rigorous and disciplined file maintenance including data entry specifically focused on contacts, dates, case references, letters, email and memo labelling
    • To attend Court for hearings and Settlements
    • To continue to review fee income and outstanding bills of costs
    • Monthly review of accounts with Finance and business owners
    • To return calls/emails to clients and third party's within a timely fashion and as specified in the clients service excellent culture statement.
    • To ensure that all undertakings are complied with in full.
    • To share case experiences with the litigation team
    • To implement and adhere to professional service standard criteria operated by the firm

    Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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    Consultant Details

    Consultant Details

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    Bronagh Byrne
    • Consultant | Legal Recruitment
    • 353 (0) 1 4321555
    • bbyrne@morganmckinley.com