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Bruin are currently seeking candidates for their open Solicitor Property Litigation0 Insurance -Lincoln Based -Flexible Working position in Lincoln, through Go Job Search. Are you an experienced candidate looking to take up a Solicitor Property Litigation0 Insurance -Lincoln Based -Flexible Working role such as with an industry leading company like Bruin?

Ref: 27073

  • First line of defence for the in-house litigation team covering all matters relating to property
  • Support the Litigation Manager and Head of Legal & Claims to oversee all litigation handled by the department.
  • Reviewing and approving all draft possession proceedings, Applications, Warrants and all other supporting documentation, such as Witness Statements and Cost Schedules.
  • Oversee all of the debt recovery litigation and enforcement of orders conducted by the team. 
  • Advising a team of paralegals on the prospects of success of each matter, the appropriate litigation strategy for the case and how to avoid risks in litigation. 

 

Key Responsibilities

  • Check and approve all possession proceeding applications, whether issued on PCOL, by manual application, or by the accelerated procedure;
  • Check and approve court bundles for all hearings or trials, including the instructions to the appropriate legal representative;
  • Check and approve any debt recovery legal actions, i.e. Money Claims, Charging Order Applications, Orders for Sale, Third Party Debt Orders, Attachment of Earnings and the like; 
  • Respond to general correspondence and queries from paralegals, debt recovery handlers, and claims handlers; 
  • Play an active role in advising paralegals on more complex proceedings including matters of disrepair or and contentious litigation;
  • Review and monitor new and updated laws and regulations, providing updates on changes in procedure to the department and our customers;
  • Support the team with the drafting of general correspondence and bespoke documents, such as skeleton arguments. 
  • Monitor the ongoing quality of work from the Litigation Team and work with the Litigation Manager to address common themes and advocate best practices; and
  • Where appropriate, handle a small caseload of complex matters.

Candidate Profile

  • A practising Solicitor with at least 2 Years PQE in a property discipline
  • A good working knowledge of enforcement of Civil money orders
  • Property Litigation, specifically including Landlord & Tenant matters
  • Analytical, high attention to detail and able to deal with large amounts of information
  • Results focussed and able to demonstrate initiative and adapt to change positively. 

Location: Lincoln

Bruin recognises the positive value of diversity, and aims to promote equality and challenge unfair discrimination. As a champion of equal opportunity employment we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons – men and women, people of all ages, sexual orientations, nationalities, religions and beliefs. We particularly encourage applications from women, disabled, and Black, Asian and minority ethnic candidates as these groups are underrepresented throughout the financial services industry. Our clients work with us because they value a diverse workforce, and subscribe to our shared principle that all appointments are made on merit and that ability to perform the job will be the primary consideration.

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