Banking Litigation Solicitor

Date Posted: 06/11/2018

Location: Aberdeen / Edinburgh / Glasgow

Job Description

Position Type: Full time / Permanent

Ambitious and determined litigation solicitor required to join the firm’s successful and expanding Lender Services Practice Group. The ideal candidate will be 2 – 3 years’ PQE with a preferred background in consumer debt recovery, commercial debt asset recovery for Banks with ideally some experience in property litigation/banking litigation and professional negligence.
 

The role will involve working for well-known Banks, Lenders and Building Societies in both secured and unsecured debt/asset  recovery actions as well as dealing with tenancy issues; fraud; professional negligence; title discrepancies and regulatory issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Advising clients on a variety of litigation and debt recovery matters
  • Managing a varied and heavy caseload
  • Maintaining client expectations
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Meeting fee target consistently
  • Working as a team with other members of the department to achieve common goals
  • Assisting department Paralegals
  • Promoting the department and the Firm through business development


Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS
Essential
  • Qualified Scottish Solicitor with 2 -3 years PQE (other suitable applicants will be considered)
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential
  • Experience of appearing in court and having good knowledge of court procedures
  • Experience of drafting pleadings and other legal documents
  • Being commercially aware and achieving the best possible outcome for clients
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organisation skills and ability to work in a pressurised environment
  • Ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Team working
  • Strong IT skills
KNOWLEDGE
Essential
  • Experience of debt recovery/finance litigation/professional negligence and property litigation


How Do I Apply?

Online: Application Form

Download: Application Form

E-mail: recruitment@acandco.com

Mail: Human Resources Department
Aberdein Considine
5 - 9 Bon-Accord Crescent
Aberdeen
AB11 6DN