Industrial Disease Solicitor Manchester

Area of Practice: Industrial disease - defendant

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £39,000 - £65,000

Posted On: Monday, July 26, 2021

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893653


Industrial Disease Solicitor x 2 mesothelioma /asbestosis – broad range of PQE considered 2 PQE – 10 PQE+

Industrial Disease Solicitor – Manchester

Industrial Disease Solicitor or Legal Executive – We are currently recruiting for the lead Partner in the defendant industrial disease team of one of our ‘top tier’ clients. Ideally candidates will have strong industrial disease experience including asbestosis / mesothelioma experience.

Role and responsibilities

  • Job Title: Solicitor / Associate / Senior Associate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Salary is open due to broad range of PQE
  • 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 work ideally from a defendant firm.

High-value, complex work including asbestosis / mesothelioma

The role involves a litigated caseload of industrial disease work especially complex work. It follows, the ideal candidates will be a personal injury solicitor, from a defendant insurance background with proven technical ability.

In terms of PQE, the Partner is prepared to consider a broad range of experience (anything from 2 PQE to 10 PQE+). In particular, applicants should demonstrate:

  • Strong academic record;
  • A proven background in Personal Injury (notably industrial disease and, if possible, mesothelioma / asbestosis)
  • Keen attention to detail;
  • An ability to work in a team as well as independently.

Working closely with lead Partner

This role is to work with and support one of the lead Partners in the practice group. As such, it offers great prospects for career progression and development.

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