During an exciting period of expansion, our client is actively seeking a dynamic, motivated and experienced Head of Litigation to drive forwards their litigation department.

The ideal candidate will ensure cases are progressed within the organisation file handling procedures, with the ability to assess prospects of success, evaluate evidence and progress cases through to completion.

Daily supervision of a team of Fee Earners and Litigation Executives, monthly appraisals, and KPI management as well as analysis of training requirements

Supervise teams caseloads/ tasks/ court directions etc ensuring pro active case progression at all times

Utilise MI to manage risk ie, court directions/dates, offer expiration etc

The successful applicant will demonstrate a willingness to develop new areas of expertise. In addition, you will be able to effectively resolve disputes through mediation, adjudication, arbitration and litigation.

This role would suit an Experienced Litigator with extensive experience within a fast-paced law firm – together with excellent client care and communication skills. You will have the capability to cope well under pressure, demonstrate excellent time management skills, and be able to keep to tight deadlines whilst also managing a small caseload of your own.

This is a unique opportunity to join a dynamic and forward-thinking company at a very exciting stage. You will be given autonomy and support in equal measure, together with a highly competitive remunerations package and genuine scope for progression. The role is based in Lancaster but occasional travel to Manchesteris required.

To apply for this job email your details to Gina@burtonrecruitment.com