Catastrophic Injury / Large Loss Solicitor or Fee Earner Liverpool
Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance
Location: Liverpool and Merseyside
Type: Private Practice
Salary: £40,000 - £60,000
Posted On: Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour
Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881
Job Reference Number: TS/893860
Catastrophic Injury Solicitor / Large Loss Solicitor / Associate / Legal Executive – RTA and EL/PL (Liverpool)
Catastrophic Injury Solicitor or Legal Executive – Liverpool
Catastrophic Injury / Large Loss Solicitor or Legal Executive (RTA and EL/PL) – Our client is currently recruiting for a fee earner (either a solicitor or legal executive or other experienced fee earner) to join their large loss team in Liverpool. Candidates should be able to demonstrate solid multi track experience. They should be able to work well under pressure and have a defendant background though claimant candidates will also be considered.
Insight into opportunity
- Job Title: Catastrophic Injury Solicitor / Legal Executive / Fee Earner
- Location: Liverpool
- Salary: £40,000 – £57,500
- Reports to: Partner
- Previous Experience: Any previous catastrophic injury or large loss experience would be highly advantageous. Successful applicant will be dealing with claims of £500K or more. Client will also potentially consider those with lower-level complex multi-track experience.
Team looking to consolidate position as one of the leaders in large loss work
The large loss team focuses exclusively on high-value, complex claims from a range of ‘blue chip’ insurer clients. Claims are generally £500K or more with a significant number £1m+. The team has benefitted from a number of key lateral hires from other ‘top tier’ names in the market and is looking to consolidate its position as one of the major players in large loss.
Given the team’s focus, applicants can expect genuine exposure to quality litigation. Cases often involve complex issues of head trauma, spinal injury as well as fatalities and other areas of catastrophic injury. This particular role involves working with an experienced lawyer and Partner. There will be full scope to develop your own caseload as well as significant support on hand if required.
Who they are looking for
Given the level of the role, the hiring managers are ideally looking for someone who can bring proven catastrophic injury / large loss experience to the team. Experience of working in accordance with strict SLAs is important so candidates with a defendant background are preferred. That said, claimant lawyers will also be considered.
Strong technical aptitude for complex work
The team is looking for strong technical lawyers who are comfortable dealing with complex work in excess of up to £500K and beyond. You may be an experienced fee earner in catastrophic injury, or you may be more used to handling lower level multi-track work and be looking for a step up in your career to focus on more high-value cases. In so, the support is there to help you grow and develop your large loss career.
This is a growing team, with further expansion on the horizon. If you are looking for quality work and the opportunity to progress this is the ideal role.