Capsticks is a leading provider of legal services to the health,
social care, housing and emergency services sectors, as well as in the
field of professional discipline. The firm has a turnover of c£47m and
around 550 staff - including 400 fee earners - across 5 offices
nationally. We act for a wide range of long standing clients in both
the public and private sector, including all forms of NHS
organisations, governmental and regulatory bodies, registered
providers, insurers, police, fire and rescue services, independent
health and social care providers, charities and GP practices.
Further details about the firm and the type of work carried out can
be found on our website at www.capsticks.com.
The Litigation team is seeking a solicitor/senior solicitor with 2-5
years' PQE in either our London or Birmingham office on either a full
time or part time basis. The role will involve helping with a wide
range of commercial dispute resolution cases including contractual
claims, procurement challenges, competition, contentious intellectual
property, debt recovery, fraud recovery, reputation management and
defamation. We act for the full range of the firm's clients. We pride
ourselves on providing a fantastic service to our clients and
maintaining excellent working relationships within the firm and
outside. Previous experience of commercial litigation and/or
corporate/commercial projects is essential for this role.
We are looking for someone who has excellent drafting skills,
willingness to create and maintain templates and precedents, enjoys
variety in their work, feels confident in managing external counsel
and experts, will take early responsibility for handling the
challenges of litigation/mediation/adjudication/arbitration/expert
determinations, will work hard to meet financial targets and support
business development activities including CSR, and who is happy to
work independently and co-operatively. The successful candidate will
be positive and flexible, able to prioritise work to meet deadlines,
relish attention to detail, want to be part of a highly motivated and
successful team, professional and approachable.
The role offers the opportunity to develop leadership skills and will
require candidates to demonstrate the ability to build collegiate
relationships internally and externally and drive forward the
development of our practice.
Capsticks is committed to recruiting the best people to maintain its
status as legal adviser of choice. Candidates will be expected to
demonstrate at interview that they are well motivated and commercially
minded, as well as having good interpersonal skills and being able to
work effectively in teams.
This is a great opportunity to join a driven and dynamic market
leading firm where we pride ourselves on offering interesting and
varied work, excellent career prospects and a healthy work life
balance in a supportive environment.
If you are interested in applying for this position, please visit our
website and submit your CV and covering letter via the online portal.
Capsticks is an equal opportunities employer
Capsticks is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and
to encouraging diversity through recruitment. Applications are welcome
from all sections of the community and decisions to progress will be
made with reference to entirely objective criteria only.
Capsticks is an agile firm and is open to conversations about
In 2020 Capsticks achieved a 1 star accreditation from Best
Companies, the specialists whose recognition programme is the standard
for workplace engagement. The Best Companies accreditation is really
important to Capsticks as it focuses on the trust and value we place
in our people, their wellbeing and their careers.