Assistant Solicitor - Cycling Team - Personal Injury Department

Manchester, Greater Manchester
14 Oct 2016
11 Nov 2016
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7
Contract Type
Full Time

Given our continuous growth, Leigh Day is now seeking to recruit a highly motivated, dynamic, cycling and sports injury claimant lawyer with over 4 years’ PQE within its highly acclaimed Personal Injury Department. 

Our dedicated cycling team specialises in cycling & sports injury and are passionate cyclists themselves. Our commitment to the cycling world can be seen through our continued promoting of/ fund raising for safe cycling and also our ongoing legal representation of both British Cycling and British Triathlon, spanning over 10 years. The cycling team is also an advocate of the #BackInSaddles movement, encouraging cyclist to get back on their bikes after an accident and work towards getting back to their pre-accident quality of life as quickly as possible. This is a perfect opportunity to join a nationally renowned law firm of outstanding calibre, recognised for many ground-breaking cases. For more information about the team visit our website.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about cycling and have a genuine interest in representing injured cyclists. The work involved is challenging and will ideally suit a personal injury lawyer with demonstrable experience in progressing a multi-track, high value caseload. They must have genuine empathy for clients injured whilst cycling or pursuing other sports.  Whilst claimant RTC experience is a must, experience in cycling claims will be highly advantageous. The role will involve analysing evidence, preparing court documents, interviewing witnesses, attending conferences, and a large degree of client contact. This is a busy role within a growing team and a high standard of performance is expected. The successful applicant will have good IT, research, and problem solving skills will be an effective communicator.

To download the job description, please visit our website.

Start date:           ASAP

Contract:             Permanent

Location:             Manchester

Salary:                Competitive

Closing Date:     06 November 2016 (Sunday)

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 to by 06 November 2016 (Sunday).

  • A covering letter clearly stating a) why you are interested in this role, b) how your experience and skills match the role requirements, c) your current salary details and d) applicable current notice period.
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV.
  • The completed application form and Equality and Diversity form, (to download the application form, please visit 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.