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Conveyancing Locum Role – Remote Working – East London law firm, Wills & Probate in Essex 3-6 months, Commercial Contracts Lawyer In House Remote 6 months Part Time, Conveyancing in Wakefield 2+ months – Residential, Personal Injury – Remote working 3 months

Wills & Probate in Essex – office based

A new vacancy has arisen with an Essex solicitors’ firm equidistant from Chelmsford and Colchester – looking for a private client lawyer to cover for 3-6 months starting as soon as possible.

This role will primarily be office based and full time. Some potential for a bit of remote working, but not a lot.

Commercial Contracts in Lincolnshire – remote working

A new vacancy has arisen with a Lincolnshire based company looking for a commercial contracts lawyer to join them for a minimum of 6 months for 2-3 days a week. Duration may well be a lot longer. The company have plenty of work each week.

Job spec below.

Background – Due to our General Counsel returning to private practice, we require the following part time support from a qualified lawyer

Role – Commercial/Contract Lawyer
 
Hours – 2 to 3 days per week
 
Duration – Minimum 6 Months
 
Basis – Hourly or daily rate
 
Start – Ideally immediate or within a week
 
Location – Remote work fine, possibly travel to main office in Lincolnshire from time to time.
 
Description of Company – £15M global business operating in the Oil & Gas, Power Generation and industrial sectors. We provide maintenance services for the Siemens range of Gas Turbines and buy and sell capital goods, ie gearboxes, generators and gas turbines. We buy and sell worldwide and our customers can be blue chip OEMs, such as Shell in the UK, or a one man broker in Cameroon. Inbound, this is a contract heavy business, with Long Term Service Agreements lasting 6 years or more, contracts for a specific overhauls in our workshop, mobilisation to a customers site to carry out field service (sometimes in the middle of the ocean!) and the sale of capital goods. Complexities are payment terms, transfer of title, warranties, liability, service, jurisdiction, retentions and eventually getting paid! That said, there is nothing unique or out of the ordinary in what we do and we have well defined terms of what is acceptable in a contract. We would ideally like someone not only to redline contracts received and propose amendments, but negotiate with in house legal teams or customers representatives to create an agreed form. Outbound contract work consists of back-to-back contracts for goods and services and the purchase of capital goods globally. Experience of litigation for breach of contract and to secure payments plus management of insurance services would be an advantage but not essential at all.

Personal Injury in Northamptonshire – Remote

A new vacancy has arisen with a personal injury law firm based in Northamptonshire, but looking for someone to work remotely.

Senior Paralegal role, 3 months, immediate start. Claimant PI work as per below.

“Our Senior Paralegal will be pivotal in the portal settlement process by obtaining, reviewing, and finalising medical evidence on admitted cases to drive lucrative settlements. You will also play a fundamental role in the claims process, handling portal drop-out cases pre-issue. You will be responsible for providing technical expertise enabling key decisions to be made on case progression and key actions to be taken prior to the issuing of proceedings.

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

• Drive the settlement of admitted cases that sit in the portal
• Obtain medical evidence and review within agreed SLA
• Finalise medical evidence to share with defendant
• Review full details of the claim to make considered offers
• Assess defendant offers, concluding how to proceed
• Draft correspondence to steer the claim to conclusion
• Draft settlement packs to drive strong offers from the other side
• Evaluate drop-outs, concluding how to proceed
• Draft and subsequently handle all pre-action-disclosure applications
• Prepare cases for issue, with subsequent hand-off to the litigation team

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED

• Understand PI processes, including medicals valuations and part 36 offers
• Ability to handle a mixed case-load of denied and admitted claims
• Proven ability to handle own case-load, adhering to strict SLAs”

Conveyancing in Wakefield

A Wakefield (West Yorkshire) law firm are in need of locum cover for 2 months minimum, potentially longer. Solely residential conveyancing. Start date asap. Remote working fine. Full or part time considered.

Conveyancing in Watford

A small Watford based firm are in need of locum support due to sick leave by a fee earner. Likely to be 1-2 weeks minimum, possibly longer. Solely residential conveyancing although some light commercial conveyancing would be a bonus. Start date 7th June, the firm can work with someone completely remotely using LEAP CMS. Strong broadband connection needed.

Jonathan Fagan is a legal recruitment consultant for Interim Lawyers and Managing Director of Ten-Percent.co.uk Limited. "I have been recruiting solicitors and legal support staff for law firms and in house legal departments for over 20 years. I am a non-practising solicitor, on the Roll since June 2000, and also a director of the Ten-Percent Group of Legal Recruitment websites. I also regularly comment on legal recruitment via my blog https://www.legalrecruitment.blogspot.co.uk. Interim Lawyers is the specialist locum arm of the Ten-Percent group and we have over 1100 locums on the books. We can usually keep our locums busy throughout the year, although it does very much depend on the market and fields of law. Get in touch with me to register assignments or look for locum work."