Principal / senior fee earners
To advise and represent the firm’s clients in connection with various types and sizes of disputes, including commercial and trust litigation.
Principal Accountabilities and General Duties:
1.1 Attending Court as an advocate for and on behalf of clients;
1.2 Managing case files properly including ensuring deadlines (particularly Court deadlines) are met and correspondence / documents are filed appropriately (including with the Court, the parties and internally, both hard and electronic filing as appropriate);
1.3 Drafting pleadings, witness statements and case correspondence; 1.4 Providing professional and technical support including undertaking legal research and case analysis;
1.5 Participating in business development, training and professional development; 1.6 Attending fee earner and client meetings; and
1.7 Ensuring time recording is done properly.
Knowledge, Skills & Experience:
2.1 The post holder should possess adequate qualifications, namely to be have passed all local law exams and be admitted to the Jersey bar as an Advocate of the Royal Court;
2.2 The post holder will have a good ability to work on their own initiative; 2.4 The post holder must have the ability to pay excellent attention to detail and be able to draft documents and correspondence in a professional and accurate manner; 2.5 The post holder must have good organisation skills and be able to prepare / run a case properly including by reference to Court practices; and
2.6 The post holder must be willing and able to attend Court and provide representation on behalf of clients on a wide range of disputes.
3.1 This is a position with good long-term prospects; and
3.2 Mentoring available in relation to all aspects of career progression.
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