Fees Department Solicitor
The successful candidate will become part of the Fees Legal Team, which consists of two further Solicitors. The Fees Department Solicitor will have responsibility for the day-to-day management of their own caseload, which will range from pre-action stage, to trial and enforcement. You will need to work effectively with colleagues in the Trust’s Fees Department, and will also have direct contact with the GDST schools in order to conduct and progress cases. You will be expected to deal professionally and efficiently with all tasks, whilst complying with the Trust’s procedures and working practices. This rare in-house legal opportunity will provide the successful candidate with a large amount of civil litigation experience, and with the opportunity to take responsibility for their own caseload.
The Girls’ Day School Trust (GDST) is the leading network of independent girls’ schools, educating approximately 8% of all girls at UK independent schools. This position is based within the Fees Department, which is responsible for the billing and collecting of fees for all 23 independent schools in the GDST.
As part of the GDST, the UK's leading network of independent girls' schools, we can offer a variety of benefits, such as:
- Competitive salaries and pay progression
- Access to extensive professional development opportunities
- Training grants for qualifications
- Generous pension schemes
- Free life assurance benefit
- A discount of up to 50% on fees for children at GDST schools
- Interest free loans for training, computer purchase loans and travel season ticket loans
- A Cycle to Work scheme
- Competitive terms and conditions of employment
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Applications must be received by 14th August 2019.
GDST is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, and applicants must be willing to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the post, including checks with past employers and the Disclosure and Barring Service.