Catastrophic Injury Solicitor 12-month FTC Manchester

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Posted On: Monday, September 20, 2021

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893852


Catastrophic Injury Associate – 1-4 PQE – fixed term contract – 12 months

Catastrophic Injury Associate – 12-month FTC – Manchester

Catastrophic Injury Associate – Due to a member of staff going on maternity leave there is a requirement for a solicitor to provide cover for 12 months. As Catastrophic Injury is quite a difficult area in which to recruit the hiring managers are considering a broad range of candidates whether claimant or defendant. Previous Large Loss / Catastrophic Injury experience would be ideal, but general personal injury experience is also welcomed. As such, this role represents a fantastic opportunity to gain access to high-value, complex work.

Introduction to role

  • Job Title: Catastrophic Injury Associate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £40,000 – £50,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Previous Experience: Ideally 1-4PQE with some large loss experience. However, hiring managers will also consider candidates with a general personal injury background, whether claimant or defendant. They wil also consider candidates who have more than 4 years PQE.

Opportunity to gain large loss experience

It can often be difficult to make the move to large loss catastrophic work, given the nature of the cases and the specialist skill set required.

This 12-month fixed term contract is an ideal opportunity for the right candidate to join one of the top defendant teams in the country and gain invaluable experience to help further their career.

If you are looking for a pathway to Catastrophic Injury work, this could be your chance to make that step.

Full support and training where necessary

The successful applicant will benefit from full support and guidance from the team. Depending on your level of experience, you will handle files or assist a more experienced fee earners on matters of around £500K up to and beyond £1m+ in value.

Range of catastrophic injury work – gain unrivalled exprerience and progress your career

The team handles all manner of serious injury work from spinal and head injuries to other catastrophic injuries such as amputations etc. This really is a great opportunity to take your career further and gain experience with one of the leading national teams in the market.

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