Disease Solicitor

Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
£30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted
13 Oct 2016
Closes
10 Nov 2016
Ref
13769876/001
Contact
Sahar Mahmood
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Personal Injury
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Top national firm requires Disease Solicitor to join their team in Liverpool.

Client Details

Our client is a Top 45 firm with offices throughout the UK. They have been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and achieved several top rankings in Chambers UK 2016. They seek a Disease Solicitor to join their team in Liverpool.

Description

Disease Solicitor required to join the Liverpool team to manage a varied caseload of litigated disease claims including NIHL with some HAVS, and to assist other fee earners with theirs.

Main duties and responsibilities to include:

Manage own caseload of NIHL and some HAVS disease cases of various complexity and value; primarily high volume/ low value cases

Assist in the case handling of other claims and provide assistance and support to others

Achieve any financial and chargeable targets and any other KPIs set

Draft and perform legal research, investigations, attendance at conferences and Court

Drive timely settlement and make early decisions on strategy

 

Profile

You will be a Disease Solciitor with a minimum of six months' disease claims handling experience, preferably defendant, HAVS and NIHL experience required.

You will also have:

Litigation experience

Knowledge of CPR procedures and have proven technical ability

Ability to work to deadlines and targets

Working as part of a team and on own initiative

Ability to demonstrate flexibility of approach and good time management skills

High degree of IT literacy

Knowledge of Lexcel procedure

Please note that the level identified in this advert is a guide only and does not preclude applicants of more or less PQE from applying.

 

Job Offer

£30,000 - 55,000 dependant on experience.