HCR Law Events

18 January 2021

Professional Support Lawyer – Dispute Resolution, flexible location

This is a fantastic time to be joining Harrison Clark Rickerbys. Having grown exponentially over the last few years, we are now more than 500 strong with 9 offices across the UK.

With a presence across all of our locations, our Dispute Resolution Team is one of the largest in the firm. Our team handle a variety of disputes, from lower value claims up to international multi-million-pound disputes.

We now have a unique opportunity for a Professional Support Lawyer to join our team. This is a rare opportunity for either, an existing PSL or Associate level fee earner, looking to transition into a PSL role, to join a highly regarded team. We are flexible on location and hours so can be based out of any of our locations

What we need you to do:

  • To apply the understanding of DR market practice in developing Precedents and Practice Notes and working practices.
  • Liaise with the Risk Management Partner and COLP on working practices.
  • Research points of law for fee earners and keeping them abreast of new points of law and current market developments.
  • Liaise with fee earners and contribute as required to the production of articles, briefings, newsletters or other materials for circulation to clients or to be published in selected journals.
  • Contribute to training sessions aimed at briefing fee earners on changes to law, practice and precedents.
  • Liaise with the Central Marketing Team and DR Knowledge Management Team
  • Play a part in the marketing of the DR department and producing material for, and perhaps presenting, seminars both internally and externally.
  • Contribute to and manage the DR intranet and information provision services.
  • Brainstorming ideas.

The person:

  • At least 5 years PQE
  • Has proven commercial experience able to create and deliver materials within a business context.
  • Ability to juggle a busy and varied workload, prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • High levels of resilience with a passion to succeed and a can do attitude.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to travel (when permitted) to other office locations

Benefits of working with us:

  • Scottish Widows Pension Scheme
  • Income Protection Insurance
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Parking
  • 27 days annual leave (plus public holidays)
  • Happy People / Perks at Work benefits portal
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Life Assurance
  • 1/3 gym membership contribution
  • Flu vaccinations


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