Catastrophic Injury Solicitor

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Posted 30+ days ago
Location:
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£45,000 - 55,000
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
JMA/123071
Posted:
30+ days ago
Catastrophic Injury Solicitor We have have a new vacancy for a Solicitor to join a firm's growing Catastrophic Injury team within a thriving Personal Injury department, in our Manchester Spinningfields office. The Department: This team of expert personal injury lawyers produce some of the best results in the industry. They pride themselves on providing a high level of customer service and understand how an injury can have an impact on clients' day-to-day lives. Over decades of success, the department has received recognition from numerous legal institutions, including a Legal 500 Top Tier ranking in 2024, Chambers and Partners Band 1 ranking, and the Corporate Supporter Award at the inaugural Child Brain Injury Trust Diamond Awards, for our ongoing support and fundraising for the charity. The role: In this role, you will assist the team with a mixed caseload made up of brain injuries predominately, as well as spinal cord cases and amputation claims. You will have the unique opportunity to learn from an award-winning team of top ranked lawyers with substantial experience and long-established reputations in catastrophic injury. Your responsibilities will include: Assisting partners with catastrophic injury claims from start to finish. Reviewing records including medical, education, case management etc. Strengthening and growing the team's charitable partnerships. Leading the way with charitable fundraising ideas and driving social/fundraising activities and initiatives. Collating enclosures to accompany instructions to Counsel and experts. Engaging with clients, taking statements and preparing instructions to Counsel and experts. Attending court hearings, conferences with Counsel and MDT meetings. Drafting of bills and archiving. Taking responsibility for personal development and CPD training requirements. Using your knowledge to support trainees within the team. Keeping up to date with developments in law and procedure. About you: To succeed in this role, you will be a Qualified Solicitor with 0-3 years post qualification experience. You should also be able to demonstrate: Experience of assisting with catastrophic injury claims. Experience of business development/marketing/networking/use of social media will be looked upon favourably, along with experience of working with relevant charities. Legal analysis and research. An ability to build relationships with clients and drive charitable initiatives. Good working knowledge of relevant law and procedure. Benefits, including: A minimum of 25 days' annual leave plus office closure between Christmas and New Year. A one-hour early finish, one Friday per month. Two days a year to do charitable work. The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events. Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders. Annual promotions process open to all staff. BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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Joanna Marklove
Joanna Marklove

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