Team Leader – Casualty EL/PL – Manchester

Area of Practice: Defendant Insurance

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £35,000 - £40,000

Posted On: Monday, July 25, 2022

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 07813 605881

Job Reference Number: TS/893838


Team Leader – Casualty (EL/PL) – Litigated EL/PL – Manchester – £35,000 – £40,000

Team Leader – Personal Injury Team – Casualty / EL/PL – Manchester

Team Leader – The personal injury EL/PL team of this leading national defendant insurance firm is looking for a Team Leader to help manage the Casualty EL/PL team which looks after certain key clients of the firm.

The successful applicant will have a reduced caseload and will be expected to help lead, mentor and manage the fee earners and well as helping to oversee certain key client relationships.

Role overview

  • Job Title: Team Leader
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £35,000 – £40,000
  • Reports to: Team Leader and Operations Director
  • Previous experience: Solicitors; Legal Executives; Litigation Executives or experienced Personal Injury Paralegals with proven litigated casualty EL/PL experience preferably from a defendant insurance litigation background, though claimant will be considered. Any previous leadership experience would also be welcome although those looking for their first step up into an operational role should also apply.

A broad range of work across numerous sectors

The Casualty EL/PL Team services clients across the Retail and Leisure sectors including highly reputable blue chip clients. The work undertaken by the team ranges encompasses everything from pre-litigation work and volume fast track to more complex multi track work.

Ideally the successful candidate should have proven experience handling EL/PL matters whether from a claimant or defendant perspective. What makes this role different however, is the leadership element of the role which provides the opportunity to develop and hone real managerial and operational experience.

Valuable leadership skills

The team is looking for the right kind of candidate with proven EL/PL experience as well as the ability to lead and motivate others and get the best out of people. Perhaps you are an experienced litigator who is already supervising other staff or perhaps you are looking for a real step up.

Either way this role offers the chance to work for a highly regarded national firm in a managerial capacity, so if you are looking for a way into a more operational role which will draw on your leadership as well as fee earning skills this could be the opportunity for you.

Please apply to find out more.

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