Professional Support Lawyer - Litigation full or part-time

A highly respected coastal regional law firm are currently seeking an experienced and technically gifted Solicitor who has expertise in the following areas of law:

  • Commercial Litigation
  • Personal Injury
  • Family law

Working as a Professional Support Lawyer, you will be responsible for ensuring that the Litigation team are kept fully up to date in any changes to legislation and key cases. Duties will include:

  • Legal Research
  • Training - learning and development - delivery to the relevant team members
  • Be a technical lead
  • Answering complex legal queries
  • Ensuring that the legal libraries are kept up to date

The successful Professional Support Lawyer will offer the following skill set/background:

  • Have extensive fee earning experience in Commercial Litigation, Personal Injury and Family law - ideally gained within an In-House role, Private Practice (ideally regional or City law firm) or Legal Services firm
  • A strong technical "know how" in Litigation (please see areas of law above)
  • A high attention to detail
  • Strong legal research skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with strong communication skills
  • Ideally experience in delivering training
  • Willingness to travel to other offices (all based in East Sussex)

This role would suit a highly experienced Lawyer who would prefer a non-Fee Earning role. There is complete flexibility over working location (i.e. there is flexibility to work remotely or in the office) and flexibility for part-time or full-time working.

There will be excellent career opportunities, whilst working for a friendly and professional law firm who pride themselves on their staff culture. With a very low staff turnover, employees are treated respectfully and rewarded for their hard work and effort.

You will be rewarded with a market-led salary, benefits package and bonus structure.