Thompsons Solicitors are a law firm unlike any other. With nearly 100 years’ experience of successfully representing clients of injury and mistreatment, we have the privilege of working with and supporting the Trade Union movement and the people they represent.
We provide an inclusive environment which enables us individually and collectively to be the best we can be. We are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by credible directories including The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as well as being commended in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2021 for our work in employment, personal injury and clinical negligence. We pride ourselves on being “the most experienced trade union, claimant and employment rights law firm in the UK”. We offer a friendly working environment, excellent benefits and are committed to agile working and continuous improvement.
We are looking for an experienced and skilled Assistant Lawyer to join our team of highly successful personal injury lawyers in our Leeds office. You will be engaged in a challenging and rewarding caseload of predominantly non-portal and fast track value assault cases. With a passion for blending your technical expertise with your outstanding communication and client care skills, you will take pride in delivering a first class legal service to our clients. Having the confidence and ability to take appropriate daily decisions on cases to ensure swift progression, will be key to your success. To ensure you thrive in the role, we will provide you with structured supervision, coaching and training as well as a nurturing environment, where you can grow and shape your career.
You will have significant experience of running non-portal fast-track cases from start to finish. Therefore you will need to have excellent knowledge of the law relating to personal injury and the litigation process. In addition to this you will also have experience of dealing with the portal process. The role requires excellent prioritisation skills and meticulous attention to detail to enable you to construct clear and effective arguments, yielding the best result for our clients. You will also be a team player and will enjoy engaging in marketing and business development opportunities.
A day in the life of an Assistant Lawyer is never the same, however a typical day may include carrying out relevant investigations, obtaining relevant documents, preparing witness statements; preparing for Conferences and Court hearings (CCMCs/Trials).
We recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including:
For more detailed information on our benefits, please visit our website.
We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which we live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer.
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