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Associate Solicitor - 2 years PQE – Manchester
Permanent, full time
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits
Role Reference – AS/UKGL/SY/MAR23
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 UK Group Litigation team represent clients with compensation claims for personal injury and losses incurred due to faulty or defective products, particularly medical devices, and consumer goods. The team are currently working on the high-profile cases taking action against Vauxhall, Peugeot and Citroen on behalf of UK drivers over alleged emissions ‘cheat devices’.
About the role
We have an opportunity for an Associate Solicitor with 2 years PQE to join the team to support our claimants and lawyers with managing our complex consumer law cases and developing new matters, with the primary focus being with our Vauxhall, Peugeot and Citroen emissions cases.
For more details about the role, who we’re 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 up to 50% off, cycle to work scheme
• Enhanced maternity & paternity pay
• Free breakfasts & lunch every day
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