Group Actions Litigation Solicitor/CILEX Fellow

We are actively seeking skilled litigation solicitors/Cilex Fellow for a rewarding role in high-value, High Court actions. Join us to drive the progress of Group Litigation Actions involving client groups of up to 20,000 claimants.


Key Role:

As an experienced professional, you will actively manage, organise, and progress Group Litigation Actions, showcasing your litigation expertise and problem solving abilities.




Impressive Litigation Record:

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in actively running a fully litigated high-value caseload.
  • Successfully handled cases through to final hearings, adhering to court deadlines.
  • Proficiently managed extensive documentary and witness evidence.
  • Executed procedural steps up to trial, followed by subsequent costs recovery measures.


Legal Expertise:

  • Profound understanding of Civil Procedure Rules.
  • Skilled in drafting court documents, evidence gathering, and disclosure.
  • Competent in interlocutory applications and statement drafting.
  • Sound grasp of CPR and claimants’ County and High Court requirements.
  • Well-versed in court procedures, Part 36 offers, Forms H & Q, settlement orders, and more.
  • Equipped for trial bundle preparation, briefing counsel, and costs negotiation.
  • Experience in pre-action protocols for civil litigation.
  • Familiarity with Conditional Fee and Damages Based Agreements.
  • Skilled in devising cost-maximising processes and tactics.


Leadership and Achievement:

  • Managed small teams of fee earners while meeting and exceeding targets.
  • Possessing a track record of success.
  • Ability to train junior staff and create training manuals.
  • Detail-oriented, adept at following processes and procedures.


Ideal Candidate:

With excellent communication, organisational skills, and a professional demeanour, you thrive under pressure, meeting deadlines and calmly articulating discussions with clients and colleagues.


Essential Requirements:

  • Qualified Solicitor/Cilex Fellow with a minimum of 6 years PQE.
  • Strong organisational and administrative aptitude.
  • Skilled in prioritisation and multitasking.
  • High professionalism and strong work ethic.
  • A critical thinker who excels in a team environment.



  • Entry on to staff pension (salary sacrifice scheme).
  • Comprehensive training.
  • Discretionary annual bonus.
  • First-class air-conditioned offices with amenities, including a roof garden.
  • Lots of team building events throughout the year.


Office working

At JLG we believe that, whilst a flexible working approach is something we strive towards, we place a value on our people working closely and collaboratively with their colleagues. As such, JLG provides sufficient office space for all workers to attend the office and work together at the same time. We are therefore proud to be an employer that offers full-time office working.


Interested parties should send their CV’s through to


Job Type: Full-time



  • Company pension



  • Monday to Friday


Ability to Commute:

  • Manchester, M2 2JG (required)


Ability to Relocate:

  • Manchester, M2 2JG: Relocate before starting work (required)


Work Location: In person

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