Assistant Solicitor (Clinical Negligence) - 0-4 years PQE - Manchester
Permanent, full time
Salary: Dependant on experience
About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.
About the team
Our Clinical Negligence team represent clients who have experienced any instance of substandard medical treatment that causes injury or an existing condition to worsen. Our expert solicitors specialise in claims relating to brain injury, cerebral palsy and birth injuries. Examples of successful compensation awarded include more than £30 million for lifelong care for a boy starved of oxygen at birth and £13 million for an adult with a spinal injury due to substandard care.
About the role
We have an opportunity for an assistant solicitor (0-4 years PQE) to join the team to assist cases on behalf of Leigh Day clients to the highest standard.
For more details about the role, who we are looking for and how to make your application, please click “apply” to be re-directed to our careers page.
Interviews will be carried out on a rolling basis, so please submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered.
Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.
• Hybrid working (typically 2 days from home for a full-time worker)
• 29 days annual leave (excluding public holidays)
• Enhanced pension contributions, life assurance 4 x salary, healthcare cash plan
• Subsidised gym/ sports team membership, cycle to work scheme
• Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
• Free breakfasts & lunch (on selected days)!