Litigation Solicitor or Paralegal

Litigation Solicitor or Paralegal

Negotiable | Salary Range £30-35k | Skipton North Yorkshire and Keighley West Yorkshire | Permanent | Full Time

 Are you looking for a new challenge with a successful and expanding high street practice?

  • Can you handle a varied, challenging and rewarding caseload?
  • Do you have experience of actively managing Litigation cases including Personal Injury, Clinical negligence and Landlord &Tenant matters?
  • Position available due to continued expansion and size of client base.

JOB TITLE: Litigation Solicitor

PQE REQUIRED: 2+ years experience

LOCATION: Skipton, North Yorkshire and Keighley, West Yorkshire (commutable from Leeds, Bradford, the Aire Valley and East Lancashire)

SALARY: £Dependant on experience and calibre of applicant


Our company seeks a confident and strong litigator to join their experienced team. Reporting to one of our Directors, you will be running a caseload involving a variety of claims from PI, neighbour disputes to contentious probate and clinical negligence. This role will also include assisting and supporting other team members.


The ideal Litigation Solicitor or Paralegal will be able to demonstrate:

  • drive and motivation
  • strong organisational skills
  • an ability to process large volumes of documents
  • a pragmatic approach to solving problems
  • a client focused approach
  • excellent forensic skills
  • attention to detail
  • outstanding communication skills
  • good typing skills
  • ability and knowledge of current technology & systems including working with a case management system
  • it is essential that the successful Litigation Solicitor/Paralegal has experience of handling their own caseload
  • the commitment and passion to build their own caseload, be part of the firm’s expansion and actively involve themselves in appropriate networking or marketing of the business.


We are a forward-looking high-street law firm who pride ourselves in delivering a high-quality professional service. A successful merger, a few years ago, and a more recent acquisition has given us the appetite and sound financial footing to expand further.

The litigation department deals with a wide variety of cases including some niche areas e.g. ToLATA, Equine Law. There is a solid referral network which has been built though individual reputations, personal commitment to client care and a will to win.

The firm as a whole has extensive knowledge across a range of sectors. This is supported by an active marketing strategy.

On offer for the successful Litigation Solicitor or Paralegal are genuine prospects for career development along with a competitive salary.


If you're interested in this role, please forward:

  • an up-to-date copy of your CV
  • with a covering message explaining why you are interested in this role and working for our company

to Lisa Wood - Managing Director - [email protected]

Please note:

  • Our advertisements may use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide. However, we would be happy to consider applications from all candidates who can demonstrate the skills needed to perform the role.
  • Waddington Legal Limited T/A Waddington Turner Wall Solicitors is an equal opportunities employer.