Personal Injury Solicitor

Location
Chichester
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
09 Feb 2021
Closes
24 Feb 2021
Ref
SW11
Contact
Stephen Hunt
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Personal Injury
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

PERSONAL INJURY SOLICITOR - Chichester

Paying Upto £45,000 D.O.E

I am pleased to be working with this regionally recognised, reputable firm again as they seek to recruit an Assistant Solicitor to strengthen their Personal Injury team.

This is a senior appointment incorporating both high value and complex personal injury cases.

Main Duties:

- Assist the team in an assortment of personal injury claims.
- Demonstrate appropriate competency to deal with all aspects of your work.
- To have good written and verbal skills and a need to demonstrate drive, initiative and enthusiasm as well as an ability to work as part of a team within the firm's Personal Injury Department;
- Liaise with Partners and the Department Head as necessary and to attend departmental meetings as requested by the Department Head;
- Use of accounting and time recording software
- Ensuring the confidentiality and security of all documentation to comply with the new GDPR regulations
- You will be expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative, complying with all relevant professional and regulatory obligations
- Managing documentary disclosure
- Taking witness statements
- Producing Schedules of Loss and interim payment budgets
- Instructing counsel and experts
- Producing indexed e- bundles for Court, dealing with e-filing/ proceedings/ applications etc

Experience Required:

- Experience of Catastrophic Injury and Brain Injury work.
- Significant experience of working in a personal injury department in a client facing role.
- IT literate, with experience of using case management (ideally Proclaim).
- Good academic record.

Please contact Stephen Hunt, Senior Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.