Catastrophic Injury Solicitor

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Posted 16 days ago
Location:
Contract Type:
Permanent
Salary:
£45,000 - 65,000
Sector:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
JMA/492163
Posted:
12th May 2022
Catastrophic Injury About your new role This national Large Loss team provides an expert, experienced legal service dealing with claims involving injuries of the utmost severity and complex technical insurance work. The team handles claims reserved at over £350,000, representing over £800 million of client reserves. The claims are varied including Motor, employers' liability, public liability and product liability. Typical cases involve brain, spinal and amputation injuries and also substantial dependency fatality claims. This role can be based in either our Manchester or Leeds offices. Key duties and responsibilities: Assist Partners, Legal Directors and Principal Associates and/or manage own caseload of catastrophic and high value PI cases Assist in initial investigations and in reporting to clients/ preparing internal strategy report as appropriate Review and analyse databases and make further investigations as appropriate Liaise with other solicitors, insurers, police, HSE and witnesses to gather evidence Instruct various experts as appropriate Attend at court hearings as appropriate Attend conferences and JSMs as directed by partner, subject to client approval Draft letters, reports, reserve sheets and action plans as directed Assist with the management, supervision and development of more junior members of the team About You 0 - 3 years PQE solicitor Experience of managing a defendant personal injury litigation caseload (either Motor or EL/PL preferred) Experience of high value Large Loss work is benefical An eye for detail is essential The ability to work to deadlines/ targets and work under pressure Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative Knowledge of CPR procedures/ technical ability Why work for us This is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK. Having been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards 2021 and achieved record rankings in Chambers UK. offer a wide range of benefits including; 28 days' annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time) Agile / working from home including provision of home office equipment* Healthcare cover/ Medicash Pension plan Life Insurance 4 x salary Interest free travel loan scheme Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service Discounted gym membership Discounted dental scheme Cycle to work scheme Offers & discounts Great reward and recognition scheme Salary & Requirements Salary From:£40,000 Salary To:£65,000
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Joanna Marklove
Joanna Marklove

Director
Manchester

joannamarklove@bcllegal.com

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