Momenta Operations Limited



Junior solicitor (commercial mitigation) H/F

21 septembre Japan, Jersey CDI €71479.63 - €77436.26 per annum

Your day-to-day activities will include:

* Meet and interview clients to establish the firm's suitability to provide the necessary advice and services, based on the firm's specialism and likely cost.
* Take a client's instructions.
* Advise a client on the law and legal issues relating to their case.
* Draft documents, letters and contracts tailored to the client's individual needs.
* Negotiate with clients and other professionals to secure agreed objectives.
* Research and analyse documents and case law to ensure the accuracy of advice and procedure
* Supervise the implementation of agreements.
* Coordinate the work of all parties involved.
* Correspond with clients and opposing solicitors.
* Attend meetings and negotiations with opposing parties.
* Act on behalf of clients in disputes and represent them in court, if necessary.
* Instruct barristers or specialist advocates to appear in court for the client in complex disputes
* Prepare papers for court.
* Work in a team, sometimes referring cases to the head of department.
* Supervise and delegate work to trainee solicitors, paralegals and legal secretaries as appropriate.
* Arrange and attend further client meetings where necessary to progress with the case and finalise documentation
* Check all documentation prior to signing and implementing
* Calculate claims for damages, compensation, maintenance, etc
* Carry out administrative duties, e.g. completing time sheets so that charges for work can be calculated and billing clients for work done on their behalf
* Take referrals from other firms of solicitors when a conflict of interest arises or if they have no specialist practitioner available.
* Keep up to date with changes and developments in the law by reading journals and law reports.