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Civil Court Solicitor / Associate

Neill Clerk and Murray

Neill Clerk and Murray is a full-service firm serving the community of Inverclyde and surrounding areas with a busy and long established Court department. We have a vacancy for a litigation solicitor focussing on Family Law, Landlord and Tenant disputes and other aspects of civil litigation.

The successful candidate will be responsible for their own case load and will handle a wide variety of family law practice including cohabitation, marriage and divorce, financial provisions, adoption, contact, parental responsibilities and relocation.

Having an estate agency branch it is essential that the successful candidate is experienced in or willing to develop their knowledge in Landlord and Tenant disputes such as claims for rent arrears and evictions. Experience in Adults with Incapacity/Guardianships would be advantageous but not essential.

Acting on behalf of clients predominantly in the Sheriff Court and at times the First Tier Tribunal (Housing and Property Chamber) you will provide clear advice to clients, take instructions, draft pleadings, instruct expert witnesses, prepare cases for proofs/debates, actively participate in business development opportunities and work with other team members including paralegals and Trainees.

An excellent opportunity for the right candidate to further their career within a supportive environment and would suit a qualified solicitor with 2+ years PQE with genuine career progression goals in civil court practice and within the Firm.

This is full-time permanent position offering a competitive salary (dependent on experience), potential for hybrid working, enhanced annual leave allowance, bonus structure scheme, company social events and exceptional support staff assistance.

Please apply with a full CV and covering letter by email to David Armstrong, Partner at All applications and enquiries treated with complete discretion.

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