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- EL/PL Solicitor
£50,000 - 850,000
A Top 45 national firm is looking for a Senior Associate to join their Casualty team, based in Leicester.
This team are brand leaders in defendant litigation services for local and public authorities, with in-depth expertise in all types of claims including motor, public liability and employers' liability.
To advise, prepare and present cases in court including Sexual Harm Prevention Order, Sexual Risk Orders, Anti-Social Behaviour injunctions, closure orders, Domestic Violence Protection Orders, and Stalking Protection Orders.
To effectively manage a large caseload of non-litigated and litigated police claims and to provide support in the form of assisting in the preparation of witness statements, preparing witnesses for trial, attending conferences with counsel and attending trial.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Specialise in acting on behalf of various police forces, claims handlers and insurers, protecting their interests
Manage a caseload of non-litigated and litigated claims including but not limited to property damage, false imprisonment, malicious prosecution, assault, employers liability and motor claims
Present cases in the Magistrates court
Represent police forces and advocate in disclosure applications to the Family court
Attend at court hearings as appropriate
The person specification
Over 5 years PQE is essential
Excellent knowledge of the CPR and litigation
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