Solicitor – Dispute Resolution

Solicitor – Dispute Resolution

11/08/2023

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Title:               Solicitor

PQE:               10 years+

Team:             Dispute Resolution                                                                          

Location:        Ipswich (working from home/ hybrid working options available)

About Gotelee

Gotelee Solicitors is a full-service law firm in Suffolk with 15 partners and a staff of approximately 100.  We have a well-established presence throughout the County acting for private individuals, families in business and a wide range of organisations.  We are competitive on price offering fixed fees across many areas of law.

Gotelee is a legal 500 firm with aspiration for growth both in the depth and range of services it offers but also in innovative ways to provide legal services to its clients in the future.

The candidate

We are currently recruiting for an ambitious Solicitor to lead and develop our Dispute Resolution team. This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated individual to make an impact in our Dispute Resolution department.

You’ll be managing your own caseload and providing support and supervision to others so it’s important that you are an effective communicator, can stay calm under pressure and have the ability to prioritise workloads. Excellent organisational skills are also essential.

The successful candidate will have a strong academic background and will have gained at least 10 years’ experience within well-respected firms.  They will be skilled at building lasting working relationships with clients, willing to play an active role in the firm’s business development activities and will have a demonstrable drive to secure the Dispute Resolution team’s ongoing success.

The role

This role requires:

  • At least 10 years PQE of quality commercial litigation.
  • Exceptional client care.
  • Experience of dealing with a wide range and size of businesses.
  • Accustomed to running their own caseload, and to building client relationships for repeat business.
  • Sound experience of both commercial and property related litigation.
  • A basic understanding of insolvency and security over business and property assets.
  • Experience of Claimant professional negligence cases would be advantageous.
  • Accustomed to dealing with the Business and Property Courts of the High Court and with the “CE File” on-line system.
  • Experience of dealing with disputes for construction industry clients would be advantageous.
  • Experience of dealing with the County Court.

What Gotelee offer

  • A friendly, supportive working environment
  • Competitive salary
  • Flexible working
  • Generous benefits package including:
    • 25 days holiday rising to 30 days
    • Pension contributions of up to 7%
    • Life Assurance of 4 x salary
    • Income protection
    • Discretionary bonus scheme 

How to apply

Contact Julie Melton, HR Administrator at [email protected] with your CV or simply call 01473 298110 for a confidential discussion.

 

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