Catastrophic Injury Solicitor / Associate EL/PL Manchester

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £40,000 - £50,000

Posted On: Sunday, May 22, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893682-2


Personal Injury Solicitor – defendant insurance litigation – Large Loss / Catastrophic Injury – EL/PL – £39,000 – £48,000 – Manchester

Catastrophic Injury Solicitor / Associate EL/PL – Manchester

Catastrophic Injury Solicitor EL/PL – The role is very much a chance to work on complex multi-track and catastrophic work so the hiring managers are looking for exceptional candidates who want to get to grips with challenging cases. The department advises a range of insurer, corporate, public sector and third sector clients, so the quality and range of work is second-to-none.

Overview and introduction

  • Job Title: Associate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £39,000 – £48,000
  • Reports to: Head of Department
  • Previous experience: 0-3 PQE – Either EL/PL or RTA experience; strong academic record with aptitude for complex work. Any catastrophic or large loss experience would be highly advantageous.

Focus on high-quality litigation from range of clients of the firm

This is ‘big ticket’ litigation work. Previous experience in this area would be ideal, though the hiring managers are equally considering bright applicants who do not necessarily come from a complex personal injury background, but who want to gain experience in this area.

Good client care skills are also important as you will be working directly with the sophisticated in-house teams of some of the firm’s key clients.

The role is intending to attract candidates looking to forge a career in complex injury work, ranging from complex multi-track cases of say £250,000 to Large Loss / Catastrophic work of £500,000 to £1m+. Ideally, the department is looking for ambitious Associates with, not only the technical ability to add strength to the team, but also the soft skills to build solid relationships built on trust.

A great place to nurture your career and sharpen your skills as a strong technical litigator

The team has grown considerably in size but has an excellent supportive culture. This is a rare chance to undertake, interesting, challenging yet highly rewarding work where you will make a tangible impact.

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