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Litigation Executive

  • Job
    Full-time
    Entry Level
  • Legal
  • Winchester

AI generated summary

  • You need a 2:1 degree, strong IT skills, ability to meet deadlines, good writing and admin skills. Show teamwork, attention to detail, and ability to handle pressure. Be organized, proactive, and self-motivated.
  • You will assist fee earners, run injunction caseload, draft documents, liaise with clients and third parties, prepare pleadings and disclosure, and handle administrative tasks. Support and training provided.

Requirements

  • Candidates should have:
  • A 2:1 undergraduate degree;
  • Ideally an LPC or BVC qualification (LPC would be preferred but is not essential)
  • Strong IT skills;
  • Ability to adhere to and manage deadlines;
  • Strong written skills;
  • Good administration skills;
  • Candidates will also be expected to demonstrate at interview that they:
  • Are able to work well as part of a team;
  • Can follow procedures and direction with precision
  • Are well-organized;
  • Have good attention to detail;
  • Are able to work well under pressure;
  • Are proactive; and
  • Are self-motivated

Responsibilities

  • The main role and responsibilities will include helping a partner and solicitors in aspects of their casework including (although, this is not an exhaustive list):-
  • Assistance fee earners;
  • Working to a chargeable hours target;
  • Running a caseload of access injunctions
  • Drafting general correspondence and documents;
  • Undertaking research;
  • Liaison with clients and analyzing evidence received in order to advise the client;
  • Liaison with third parties, including Counsel, defendants and their representatives and the Courts;
  • Preparing pleadings;
  • Liaison with witnesses and drafting witness statements;
  • Preparing disclosure
  • Administrative tasks such as invoicing
  • Supervision, support and relevant training will be provided although the successful applicant will also be encouraged, where appropriate, to use their own initiative.

FAQs

What qualifications are required for the Litigation Executive role at Capsticks?

Candidates should have a 2:1 undergraduate degree and ideally an LPC or BVC qualification, although the LPC would be preferred but is not essential.

What responsibilities will the Litigation Executive have in this role?

The Litigation Executive will assist fee earners, work towards a chargeable hours target, run a caseload of access injunctions, draft correspondence and documents, undertake research, liaise with clients and analyze evidence, liaise with third parties, prepare pleadings, liaise with witnesses and draft witness statements, prepare disclosure, and perform administrative tasks such as invoicing.

Is there any training and support provided for the Litigation Executive role?

Yes, supervision, support, and relevant training will be provided to the successful applicant. They will also be encouraged to use their own initiative where appropriate.

How does Capsticks promote diversity and inclusion in the workplace?

Capsticks values diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive and supportive working environment where everyone can be themselves and reach their full potential. They are committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and welcome unique contributions in terms of education, background, culture, ethnicity, race, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, neurodiversity, religion, and beliefs. Reasonable adjustments will be made to the application and interview process to ensure equal opportunities for all candidates.

Can the Litigation Executive work remotely or is in-office presence required?

The job location is Winchester, Hampshire, and Capsticks offers hybrid working arrangements.

Delivering results that matter.

Law
Industry
501-1000
Employees
1979
Founded Year

Mission & Purpose

Capsticks is widely known for its specialist understanding of health, housing and social care. Our work and expertise in these complementary areas give us a unique insight into the challenges that they face, particularly as the delivery of their services becomes increasing integrated. Whether we're working in the public, private or third sector, guiding policy or using our expertise in the commercial arena, you name it, we know it inside out.