24 June 2024

Litigation Lawyer

Department: Dispute Resolution

We are seeking an experienced Litigation Lawyer to join our dynamic team. The successful candidate will have a strong background in handling complex litigation cases, excellent drafting and advocacy skills, and a thorough understanding of current legal practices and procedures. This role offers the flexibility of working from home, hybrid working, and flexible working hours to suit your lifestyle.

Location: Based in Norfolk with offices in Holt, Sheringham, Fakenham, King’s Lynn, and Swaffham. Options for remote, hybrid, and flexible working are available.

Position: Full-time

About Us:

We are a long-established and reputable law firm in the beautiful county of Norfolk, with offices in Holt, Sheringham, Fakenham, King’s Lynn, and Swaffham. For generations, we have delivered exceptional legal services, earning a reputation for excellence and reliability. We pride ourselves on being a ‘safe pair of hands’ to all our clients.

Our areas of expertise include Dispute Resolution, Family Law, Commercial and Residential Conveyancing, LPAs, Probate, Wills and Trusts, Employment Law, Business and Company Law, and Agricultural Law.

Key Responsibilities:

• Case Management: Handle a diverse caseload of litigation matters, including commercial disputes, property litigation, and other civil litigation cases.

• Client Advocacy: Represent clients in court, tribunals, and mediation, delivering exceptional legal advice and advocacy.

• Legal Research and Documentation: Conduct in-depth legal research, draft pleadings, statements, and other legal documents, ensuring accuracy and compliance with legal standards.

• Client Relations: Maintain and develop strong client relationships, providing tailored legal advice and solutions.

• Team Collaboration: Work collaboratively with colleagues across our five offices to deliver comprehensive legal services.


• Education: Qualified solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with a valid practising certificate in England and Wales.

• Experience: Minimum 1 year of PQE experience in litigation, with a proven track record of handling complex cases.

• Skills: Strong analytical, research, and drafting skills. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work under pressure and manage multiple priorities.

• Knowledge: Up-to-date knowledge of litigation procedures, rules, and regulations.

What We Offer:

• Professional Development: Opportunities for continuous learning and career advancement.

• Work-Life Balance: Flexible working arrangements, including the possibility of hybrid working.

• Supportive Environment: A collaborative team culture with regular training and development sessions.

• Competitive Package: A comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and pension scheme.

• Beautiful Location: Enjoy the picturesque surroundings of Norfolk, with the convenience of working from multiple offices or remotely.

Application Process:
Interested candidates are invited to submit their CV and a covering letter detailing their relevant experience and motivation for applying for this role to mandy.cox@hayes-storr.com and lisa.wakefield@hayes-storr.com by Wednesday 24th July 2024.