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Personal Injury Solicitor

Personal Injury Solicitor

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Location:
Leeds and West Yorkshire
Salary:
Negotiable
Sector:
Private Practice
Posted:
Contract Type:
Permanent role
Reference Number:
AO/46647/LH

Description

A Catastrophic Injury Solicitor or Legal Executive is required for the Leeds office of this National Heavyweight firm. This is a full service firm that have a significant growth strategy in place for the Personal Injury department and continue to promote from within.

This is a rare opportunity to join an award-winning team, recognised as one of the best in the country and listed as tier 1 by The Legal 500. You will join a specialist team focusing on brain injury and spinal cord injuries. The team is headed up by specialists in their areas of expertise who are Chambers ranked.

As a senior member of the team, you will lead the investigation and litigation on complex brain injury and spinal cord cases. You will also be responsible for external relationships across West Yorkshire with medical and rehabilitation professionals and charities. There is a business development aspect to this role and you will have the opportunity to attend medical expert conferences. You will manage your own caseload and also work closely with the partner who promotes an open-door policy and a cohesive team environment.

The successful catastrophic injury solicitor will have:

- A minimum of 8 years experience in high value and complex personal injury
- Experience in brain injury matters managing cases >?1m
- Previous involvement in the full rehabilitation process for brain and spinal injury cases
- Strong business development and networking capability, preferably with existing contacts

On offer are excellent opportunities for progression and promotion to partner is achievable for the right candidate. There is a competitive benefits package including pension and health cover. The successful candidate can look forward to joining a supportive and exceptional team.

Applications are welcome from candidates looking to relocate and those who have worked within niche specialist firms. Leeds itself is a legal hub in the heart of Yorkshire providing the best of both worlds. It boasts a busy social scene and all the perks of city life, but equally it is within easy reach of the rolling countryside of the Dales and the more tranquil aspects of Yorkshire life.

If you're interested in this role, please apply now or forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us.
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