Dispute Resolution Lawyer

Battens Solicitors Bath United Kingdom General Dispute Resolution

Company Description

Battens, with a rich 300-year history, is more than just a law firm; it is a forward-thinking organisation that attributes its exceptional service to the dedication and talent of its hardworking staff. Recognising the pivotal role they play, we foster a stimulating, inclusive, collaborative, and empowering workplace.

Position: Dispute Resolution Lawyer

Location: Bath

Work Hours: 9:00 am - 5:15 pm, Monday-Friday (Flexibility available)

Salary: Starting from £38,000 for newly qualified - £70,000

Salary bandings dependent on experience (Please contact us for more information).


As a Dispute Resolution Lawyer at Battens, your duties will include:

  • Meeting and advising clients on claims.
  • Preparing legal documents.
  • Understanding and implementing the SRA Code of Conduct.
  • Conducting legal research.
  • Providing advice on all aspects of property litigation.


  • Have prior experience in Dispute Resolutions.
  • Possess an understanding and the ability to advise on alternative dispute resolution.
  • Demonstrate problem-solving skills.
  • Be client-focused and instil confidence in clients.
  • Have strong negotiating and interpersonal skills.
  • Enjoy working in a team-based environment.
  • Exhibit the ability to multitask.

Other information

  • Life assurance from the first day of employment.
  • A salary sacrifice scheme or a group pension where Battens pays in 4%.
  • Income protection.
  • Holiday entitlement of up to 26 days per year, increasing to 30 days with length of service.
  • A range of discounted legal services provided by Battens, including free conveyancing.
  • Generous staff recruitment bonus scheme.
  • An extra day's holiday on your birthday.
  • Access to mental health services, including therapy sessions.
  • Employee assistance programme.
  • Critical illness cover.

At Battens, our staff are genuinely valued, fostering long-term commitments and the building of futures within our organization. Apply now for a confidential call back and become part of a team where your dedication is appreciated and your future is nurtured.

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  • what data we collect from you
  • how we use it
  • why we need it
  • who we share it with
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