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Catastrophic Injury Solicitor

Bydand Recruitment Services Limited
Manchester, Greater Manchester, North West
Full time
£40,000 - £50,000
2 days ago

Catastrophic Injury / Large Loss - Mix of RTA and EL/PL - Manchester

Catastrophic Injury Solicitor - Manchester

Catastrophic Injury Solicitor or Legal Executive or experienced Paralegal - This leading defendant insurance firm is looking to attract a talented lawyer to work closely with an experienced Partner on a range of complex injury work. The team deals exclusively with catastrophic injury / large loss matters ranging from head and spinal injury to amputations and fatalities. The role offers excellent exposure and development and promises to be a fantastic opportunity.

Overview

  • Job Title: Solicitor or Legal Executive
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40,000 - £50,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: The ideal candidate would be around anywhere from 0 PQE - 4 PQE+ with experience of handling complex multi-track or catastrophic injury work whether a solicitor or legal executive or experienced paralegal. As noted, NQ solicitors will be considered depending on their background. See below.

Mix of complex work arising from RTA and EL/PL

This is all quality complex injury work arising from both RTA and EL/PL matters. In particular, work will range from:

  • Head and spinal injuries;
  • Serious orthopaedic injuries;
  • Amputations;
  • Fatalities;
  • Severe psychiatric injury.

Play impactful role in new team

You will be working directly with an experienced Partner. The successful applicant will be supporting them on a range of complex injury matters whilst also developing relationships with key clients.

The role also offers the opportunity to be involved in business development as well as other client initiatives. Anyone joining the team will be involved in all aspects of the department whilst benefitting from the security and support of working for an established and highly regarded law firm.

Candidate requirements

The hiring managers are considering candidates across a broad range of experience. Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience of catastrophic or, at least, complex multi-track. As a guide, they are looking for a:

  • Qualified solicitor - ideally with around 2 PQE+. However, they have expressed a willingness to consider candidates as early in their careers as 0 PQE, provided they can demonstrate other experience such as paralegal experience in a complex injury team before starting their training contract; or
  • Qualified Legal Executive - similar to above. A Legal Executive with roughly 2 years or more complex injury experience or with proven paralegal experience leading up to qualification; or
  • Experienced Paralegal - perhaps you are not qualified as either a Solicitor or Legal Executive, but have demonstrable experience handling complex injury work. Then we would still like to hear from you.

This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to join a team as it develops its offering and grows within this established 'top tier' law firm.

If you would like to find out more, please don't hesitate to apply for more information.

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