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Thompsons Solicitors LLP
Salary: £29,735 to £34,683
Company benefits: Pension scheme, Daycare/Childcare vouchers, Cycle to work scheme
Location: West Yorkshire, Leeds
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: Any or N/A
Contact: Mike Ruff
Sector: Personal Injury
Category: Fee Earner Jobs, Legal Assistant Jobs, Legal Executive Jobs, Paralegal Jobs, Solicitor Jobs

Vacancy: Lawyer – Assistant Executive

Office: Leeds

Salary: £29,735 to £34,683

Closing date for applicants: 16 March 2018

Contract: Permanent

For your application to be considered it is a mandatory requirement that we receive all completed documents within the application pack, as well as an up to date CV.

Are you an expert Personal InjuryLawyer?

Hungry to work on high profile cases?

Then look no further as Thompsons Solicitors has just the opportunity for you.

We are the most experienced trade union, employment rights and claimant personal injury law firm in the UK. Established since 1921 we have been able to build a diverse team of professionals who take immense pride in providing high quality legal services to the victims of injury and are passionate about protecting the rights of working people. Want to join us?

We are currently looking for a talented Lawyer to join us in our Leeds office to run a caseload of Personal Injury cases. You will be a team player with the ability develop and maintain excellent client relationships and will be keen to engage in marketing and business development opportunities.

The role:

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious and highly motivated Assistant Executive You will be conducting and managing a full caseload of Fast track or Multi track group action non-portal Personal Injury cases, under supervision. You will also have sound theoretical knowledge of the work and an ability to conduct cases from beginning to end. We are looking for someone with experience of handling Fast track PI claims including experience of the litigation process. In addition, you must have excellent communication and prioritisation skills and enjoy working as part of a team

In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working on a diverse portfolio of cases, which will include highly-prestigious and interesting Personal Injury cases. You will also receive invaluable training from leading lawyers in the Personal Injury field, offering unrivalled professional growth and development. You will find a collaborative and friendly working environment and an excellent work/life balance.

Key Requirements:

  • Knowledge of Pre-Action Protocols, CPR and funding

  • Law degree or common Professional examination/Graduate Diploma in law

  • Experience running clinical negligence cases

  • Someone who is self-sufficient and thrives in a busy working environment

  • Excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients

  • Empathy with the Labour Trade movement is desirable

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance

  • 23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)

  • Employee Assistance Programme

  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

  • Annual travel and parking loans

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Financial assistance for professional development

Further Information

For a full job description and application form please visit our website.

Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.

No agencies please.

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