Thompsons Solicitors are a law firm unlike any other. With 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.
An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated and talented lawyer to join our diverse and friendly team working as part of our National Fast Track Centre. If you enjoy putting right the wrongdoings caused by others, take pride in delivering a high quality service, thrive in a fast-paced high-performance environment and are seeking a new challenge with a leading law firm, this position is not to be missed.
Our team of lawyers combine their exceptional communication and client care skills with their technical legal expertise when handling high volumes of interesting cases. In terms of experience, we are looking for someone who has previously handled and valued personal injury claims.
You will progress a range of Personal Injury Fast Track Portal claims (including Road Traffic Accident, Employers Liability and Public Liability cases) through to final settlement. Day to day you will be evaluating and making decisions on cases, considering medical evidence, assessing quantum and advising the client and negotiating settlements. You will be responsible for ensuring the swift settlement of cases in the Ministry of Justice (MoJ) portal or litigating cases in Stage 3. In addition to regular support and supervision, you will be given the tools (including robust processes, procedures, systems and ongoing development) to thrive in the role and refine your professional toolkit.
We recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including:
• Structured pay scales
• 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
• Cycle to work scheme
• Organised sports and social club
• Annual travel and parking loans
• Financial assistance for professional development
For more detailed information on our benefits, please visit our website.
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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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