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Simpson Millar Solicitors
Salary: 42000
Location: Bristol
Job type: Permanent
Job sector: Private Practice
Experience: PQE 2, PQE 3, PQE 4, PQE 5
Contact: Simpson Millar Careers
Sector: Occupational Disease
Category: Solicitor Jobs

Why join Simpson Millar’s Industrial Disease Litigation Department?


Our Industrial Disease Litigation department is staffed by highly accredited employees and has a 5-Star Trustpilot rating. Our staff continually receive fantastic reviews from the clients they assist and are leaders in their field. We’re currently looking to add a 2-5 year PQE Solicitor to join the team in Bristol.


Whilst it would be advantageous to have experience within Asbestos & Mesothelioma cases, training will be provided to the right person. There’s an existing caseload to manage and a strong referral network within the local area.


What the role will involve?


·         Taking instructions from clients and offering sound legal advice taking into account their own particular circumstances

·         Managing an existing caseload of disease claims and hit financial billing targets

·         Attending support groups and legal drop-ins as required in order to maintain existing relations with the firm's clients 

·         Assist and help develop new relationships with third parties

·         Some supervision and development of junior colleagues


What sort of person are we looking for?


This role requires someone who realises that the clients you are working with are in a difficult time of their life, often this is an end of life situation. So, there’s a need to be empathetic, kind and caring. Often being engaged on the litigation matter will lead to the client requiring further legal advice in areas such as Pensions & Benefits or Wills, so having an understanding of when this is suitable, and when a specialist colleague can practically assist.    


More about Simpson Millar


You’ll get the benefit of a growing and well-capitalised, large national firm which still retains its small company, family feel. Flexible working and a relaxed dress code, and importantly colleagues who are on hand to assist your development. We’ve branded ourselves as The Open Lawyers, and that’s a commitment to both our clients and our colleagues.


Our history can be traced back for over 170 years, but as of today, we have 11 offices around the UK employing over 500 people (and that’s increasing every month). We’re going through a period of growth and acquisition, backed up by a stable 5-year, investment and growth business plan.


If this role sounds like something you could really add value to then please apply. All applications will be acknowledged and are individually reviewed.



Did you know? 

Simpson Millar were one of the first law firms to achieve an Investors in People accreditation.

In addition we were:

Winner of the Personal Injury Awards - 2018

Winner of Claims Management Awards - 2017

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