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O’Donnell Solicitors are currently recruiting for the following roles:

  • Head of Litigation – Litigation Solicitor
  • Commercial Property Solicitor
  • Commercial/Corporate Solicitor

 

Head of Litigation – Litigation Solicitor

We are currently looking for an ambitious and driven senior litigation Solicitor to join our award-winning team to head a busy Litigation Department in a role focussing on Commercial and Civil Litigation.

This role will act as a Litigator with a focus on commercial and civil dispute resolution and practice including acting for both Claimant and Defendant clients in complex disputes, liaising with Counsel and attending mediation and/or adjudication, handling matters autonomously including Court Proceedings where necessary.

This is a unique opportunity to join our award-winning firm in a senior role.

You will be an ambitious individual with good academics. You will be an excellent communicator who is able to interact and build business relationships at all levels. Experience of construction litigation is preferable but not necessary. You will have a keen sense of commercial awareness excellent communication skills, good command over legal and technical principles and the ability to present facts, law and strategies in a reasoned and persuasive manner both to opposition and to clients.

Please contact James O’Donnell or Rebecca O’Donnell to discuss the role in more detail or apply for the vacancy with immediate consideration by submitting your CV to [email protected]; [email protected]

Please see our website www.odonnellsolicitors.co.uk for more information about our Litigation department.

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Commercial Property Solicitor

This role will suit a qualified Solicitor with around three to five years PQE and a proven track record of handling a commercial property case load with a focus on commercial property Buying and Selling Commercial Property/Commercial Lease work acting for private individuals, companies, partnerships and pension funds. Assisting on Business Asset Sales and Purchases/Assisting head of department on Asset Sales and Disposals and Share Acquisition/Disposal work.

You must also be willing to network, and prepared to build local connections.

Job Type:            Permanent, Full time

Location:            Grasscroft, Saddleworth

Salary:                 Negotiable depending upon experience

Reports to:         Head of Department/Director/James O’Donnell

Job Purpose:     To build and manage own case load and to assist the commercial team on larger transactional matters.

Key objectives

Award winning firm seeking a Commercial Solicitor on a full-time basis.

The Firm

We are a dynamic and award winning multi-office practice which provides a comprehensive range of legal services to clients across the UK.  Recognising that employees are our greatest asset, we invest in training and development programs and provide a working environment, which is both supportive and challenging.  Blending traditional values of personal and cost-effective advice with a modern fresh approach, we have achieved numerous accreditations and awards.  We are enjoying continuous success and continuous growth and are highly regarded within the legal market.  We would offer great career prospects and a competitive salary and are now seeking an Assistant in the Commercial Department due to a substantial increase in instructions.

Key Responsibilities

  1. To build own case load in a thriving department taking instructions on new enquiries and providing advice and handling cases autonomously and as part of a team on the larger       transactional cases.
  2. To build relationships with clients and internal and external contacts on behalf of the Team.
  3. To use initiative to prepare contracts, correspondence and legal documents using Case Management including use of Practical Law.

Person specification essential skills and qualifications

  • Strong academic record.
  • The ability to work on your own and as part of a team.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent organisation, presentation and communication skills.
  • To have good connections and a desire to network.

Personal attributes

  • Be reliable and diligent with good attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment.

Please contact James O’Donnell with your CV on [email protected]

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Commercial/Corporate Solicitor

This role will suit a qualified Solicitor with around three to five years PQE and a proven track record of handling a commercial case load with a focus on commercial transactional work (Buying and Selling Business Asset Sales and Purchases/Assisting head of department on Asset Sales and Disposals and Share Acquisition/Disposal work, Contract Drafting and negotiation and general advice on Commercial Agreements.

You must also be willing to network, and prepared to build local connections.

Job Type:            Permanent, Full time

Location:            Grasscroft, Saddleworth

Salary:                 Negotiable depending upon experience

Reports to:         Head of Department/Director/James O’Donnell

Job Purpose:     To build and manage own case load and to assist the commercial team on larger transactional matters.

Key objectives

Award winning firm seeking a Commercial Solicitor on a full-time basis.

The Firm

We are a dynamic and award winning multi-office practice which provides a comprehensive range of legal services to clients across the UK.  Recognising that employees are our greatest asset, we invest in training and development programs and provide a working environment, which is both supportive and challenging.  Blending traditional values of personal and cost-effective advice with a modern fresh approach, we have achieved numerous accreditations and awards.  We are enjoying continuous success and continuous growth and are highly regarded within the legal market.  We would offer great career prospects and a competitive salary and are now seeking an Assistant in the Commercial Department due to a substantial increase in instructions.

Key Responsibilities

  1. To build own case load in a thriving department taking instructions on new enquiries and providing advice and handling cases autonomously and as part of a team on the larger       transactional cases.
  2. To build relationships with clients and internal and external contacts on behalf of the Team.
  3. To use initiative to prepare contracts, correspondence and legal documents using Case Management including use of Practical Law.

Person specification essential skills and qualifications

  • Strong academic record.
  • The ability to work on your own and as part of a team.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent organisation, presentation and communication skills.
  • To have good connections and a desire to network.

Personal attributes

  • Be reliable and diligent with good attention to detail.
  • Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a ‘can do’ attitude.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment.

Please contact James O’Donnell with your CV on [email protected]; [email protected]