Assistant Solicitor - Personal Injury Department

13 Oct 2016
10 Nov 2016
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

The award winning Personal Injury (PI) Department within Leigh Day is seeking a Newly Qualified – 4 years PQE Assistant Solicitor to join their team.

The successful candidate will be working directly with a partner, highly regarded by the Legal 500 in the area of catastrophic injury and asbestos claims. The highly acclaimed PI Department represents claimants who have suffered catastrophic injuries, including amputation, severe brain injury and spinal injuries and other major transport disasters, accidents at work, construction site accidents and road traffic accidents.

The PI Department has a highly successful asbestos and industrial disease practice. In the last ten years they have successfully secured millions of pounds in compensation for clients in cases relating to asbestos exposure, including pleural thickening, asbestosis, lung cancer and mesothelioma.

For more information, please visit our website.

The role is highly challenging and will ideally suit an ambitious personal injury lawyer. Demonstrable relevant experience in assisting an independent, multi-track and high value personal injury caseload is essential. In order to be successful, candidates must possess excellent analytical skills and have a genuine interest in working with claimants who have suffered personal injuries.

This is a busy role and a high standard of performance is expected. The successful applicant will have good IT, research, and problem solving skills and will be an effective communicator. The successful candidate will get an opportunity to build a legal career within a top Legal 500 Firm, regarded by legal directories as an outstanding, claimant PI practice.

Working alongside some of the best PI claimant lawyers, s/he will experience a supportive and friendly environment which hosts regular social activities and events.

To download the job description, please visit our website.

Contract: Permanent, Full time position

Location: London

Salary: Competitive

Closing date:06 November 2016 (Sunday)

Start Date: ASAP

Please have a look at our website to find out more about this opportunity and details of how to apply.

To apply, please return the following documents by 06 November 2016 (Sunday). - A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your current salary details and applicable notice period - A copy of your up-to-date CV - The completed Application and Equality & Diversity form (downloadable from our website)

Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.

Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request.