Industrial Disease Solicitor Manchester

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £35,000 - £45,000

Posted On: Friday, April 29, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893653-2


Defendant insurance – Industrial disease solicitor – litigated mix of work – circa 1-5 PQE, but broad range of candidates considered.

Industrial Disease / Occupational Health Associate 1-5 PQE – Manchester

Industrial Disease Solicitor – Manchester (UK) – One of our leading defendant insurance practices is currently looking to hire an industrial disease solicitor with litigated defendant industrial disease experience. The role will also involve handling your own litigated caseload of files as well as working directly with lead Partner on other high value cases such as asbestosis / mesothelioma matters.

Industrial Disease / Occupational Health – Overview

  • Job title: Associate (1-5 PQE)
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35,000 – £45,000
  • Reports to: Partner (Head of Department)
  • Previous Experience: litigated disease experience gained from a defendant firm. Candidates will be expected to be capable of handling their own litigated caseload including HAVS and NIHL as well as assisting on higher-value claims.

Full range of quality industrial disease work

The majority of the work undertaken by industrial disease solicitors within the team is litigated. The successful candidate will be encouraged to build their own caseload of technical NIHL and HAVS work. However, the role also offers the opportunity to gain exposure to more complex work including mesothelioma / asbestosis-related work.

Work directly with recognised name in market – a fantastic way to develop your career

The head of the team has an impressive range of experience across a broad range of disease claims including:

  • work-related stress;
  • asbestos-related work;
  • RSI;
  • HAVS;
  • carbon monoxide poisoning;
  • work-related cancers.

They also have experience in other specialist areas such as historic abuse, human trafficking and PTSD cases.

Wide range of applicants considered – must have at least some experience to defendant work

The client is looking for candidates who have ideally cut their teeth in a reputable defendant practice and already have a thorough understanding and appreciation of how to run a litigated caseload. That said, strong claimant candidates will also be considered.

This is a ‘top tier’ practice that continues to grow and develop in the Manchester market and wishes to attract candidates with ambition to drive the team forward.

If you are interested to learn more, please don’t hesitate to apply.

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