Catastrophic Injury Fee Earner – FTC – Coventry

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Coventry

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Posted On: Friday, August 5, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893871-2

Solicitor / Legal Executive / Litigation Executive – Catastrophic Injury / Large Loss – Coventry – Fixed term contract – Full-time or part-time

Catastrophic Injury Fee Earner – Coventry (UK)

Catastrophic Injury / Large Loss Fee Earner – This team focuses on high value, complex RTA and EL/PL work. It represents an excellent opportunity for someone looking for a fixed term contract with the possibility of going permanent.

The role also offers considerable flexibility with full or part-time hours considered as well as the opportunity to take full advantage of the firm’s excellent hybrid working policy.

Role Summary

  • Job Title: Fee Earner (Solicitor / Legal Executive / Litigation Executive)
  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: £28,000 – £44,000
  • Term: Fixed term contract
  • Hours: Full-time or part-time hours considered
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Expertise: Claimant or defendant RTA and or EL/PL experience including fast track and/or multi track. Experience of complex causation matters and medical issues would be useful as would cross jurisdictional cases.

Range of candidates considered – qualified or unqualified

The team is interested in hearing from fee earners whether solicitors, legal executives or experienced paralegals who may be interested in joining the team on a fixed term contract. The department handles a broad spread of complex high-value RTA and EL/PL work from some of the country’s top insurers.

Ideally, as a guide, they are interested in hearing from applicants with the following experience:

  • complex indemnity and RTA liability as well as analysing complex medical issues and causation;
  • EL/PL experience would also be useful;
  • Motor Insurers’ Bureau cases and/or cross border claims;
  • strong advocacy skills;
  • quantum analysis.

As this is a fixed term contract and the team are looking for support as soon as possible, the hiring managers will consider a broad range of candidates.

Lots of opportunities available as team continues to grow

Although this is a fixed term opportunity, there are permanent opportunities opening up in this team on a regular basis due to the amount of growth in the Coventry office. The firm particularly prides itself on being able to build fantastic careers for colleagues due in part to their market-leading career progression program.

Whether you are looking for a one-off fixed term contract or the possibility of finding a permanent opportunity in a highly regarded complex injury team, this opportunity is certainly worth considering.

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