Industrial Disease Solicitor Coventry

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Coventry

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Posted On: Thursday, April 7, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893653


Industrial Disease Solicitor – complex long-tail and short-tail work – Coventry (UK)

Industrial Disease / Occupational Health Solicitor – Coventry

Industrial Disease Solicitor or Legal Executive – Coventry (UK) – Our client advises insurers and other corporates across a broad range of sectors from leisure and retail to manufacturing and construction. The variety of work on offer is excellent and offers the right candidate a great platform to further their career.

The firm is currently growing their complex occupational disease team in Coventry and is looking to recruit talented lawyers to work on complex long-tail and short-tail work. This is an exciting, impactful role offering the chance to get involved in the technical fee-earning and case strategy side of high-value work.


  • Job Title: Solicitor
  • Location: Coventry
  • Salary: £30,000 – £50,000
  • Reports to: Partner / Head of Department
  • Previous experience: As a guide, anything from 2 PQE to 10 PQE +. Should have proven experience of industrial disease whether complex long-tail or short-tail disease work and good advocacy skills.

A mix of complex long and short-tail work

The successful candidate will build their own caseload of complex long-tail (eg Asbestosis / mesothelioma; deafness; occupational cancers) and non-volume complex short-tail (eg upper-limb disorder) cases. They will also assist one of the lead Partners on their complex caseload.

As well as the technical, fee earning side of the role, you will gain experience in delivering high-level and innovative strategies for handling long-tail and short-tail claims to assist clients reduce exposure and overall indemnity spend. This is what helps this law firm stand apart from many competitors in the market. It’s ability to deliver bespoke, advice for clients including those on emerging risks is underpinned by tailored case management systems and intelligence designed to give lawyers in the team the best tools to service client need and add value.

Join a dynamic and growing team

The national industrial team is enjoying a real period of growth. The Coventry team, in particular, is undergoing significant growth. As a result, this is a great time to join with numerous opportunities for development and progression moving forward.

If you are interested in finding out more, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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