LPC Law seeks BPTC & LPC graduates -- and students who are due to qualify this summer -- to work as County Court Advocates LPC Law is seeking freelance Advocates to represent local councils, insurance companies, private individuals and the major banks in the County Courts of England & Wales. We attend a large variety of civil hearings including mortgage possessions, bankruptcies, summary judgment applications and small claims trials.
At present we are prioritising applications from candidates based in Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Lancashire but will accept applications from candidates throughout England & Wales.
We are looking for applications from candidates seeking work immediately, or to commence from July 2016.
Candidates who are due to complete the BPTC or LPC by July 2016 should APPLY NOW to allow time for your application to be processed.
Working as an Advocate, you could be in court every day, managing your own caseload, formulating submissions and putting them before District Judges in chambers. You will deal with ushers, solicitors, defendants and witnesses.
Typical duties include:
You will must have the ability to understand the business needs and commercial realities from both the firm’s and the client's perspectives. You will need to demonstrate independence, self-motivation and excellent time management skills. You will need to be able to think on your feet during pressured situations, whilst always putting your client’s case forward in the strongest terms. You must be able to research the law and apply it to practical situations. You need to have excellent public speaking skills, good attention to detail and an ability to write accurately and professionally. You must be able to get on with people. Hearings are paid at a fixed rate and travel disbursements are also paid. It is LPC Law’s policy to pay all advocate invoices within 21 days of receipt.
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