PI Retrain Role

BCL Legal
England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
£30000 - £40000 per annum
24 Nov 2021
22 Dec 2021
Joanna Marklove
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

PI Solicitor-Retrain

We have a rare and exciting opportunity for a Solicitor to join this thriving leading court of Protection team.
Salary to £40k.

This firm is a leading specialist Court of Protection and Private Client firm, and are looking for an experienced multi track PI lawyer looking for a retrain over to a Court of Protection Team.

The role:
2 + years' experience as a qualified lawyer.
Work in the Litigation support/Expert witness team where the team receive large numbers of instructions to their Experts
This role will involve research to assist with expert witness statements in multi-track cases.
The role can be undertaken working remotely.

The Team:
The team currently has 3 Experts who are regularly instructed by a wide range of externally referring firms of solicitors.

The successful candidate would join a highly experienced and professional team. They would be providing support to our Experts so would need to be proactive in their approach to their work and time management.

The successful candidate will have experience of a significant proportion of the following:
A minimum of two years experience as a qualified lawyer.
Ideally to have experience in Injury Litigation fields.
Background in working with clients who have suffered catastrophic injury including serious brain injury as a result of personal injury.
Experience of support in the drafting of Expert witness statements for multi-track cases

Working practices and Covid-19
Since March 2020, 90% of the employees have been working successfully from home and the business has continued to do well throughout this period, with increasing work volumes.
They have reorganised the office to provide socially distanced and safe working environment and are evolving to a position where most team members will work from home most of the time but come to the office as needed and they expect this to be our long term working practice after lockdown.

Meetings are held over Microsoft teams and we are a running a full service for our clients.
Salary and benefits
25 days holiday
Private Health following completion of a 3 month probationary period
Subsidised gym membership
Life insurance at 3 x salary
Contributory pension scheme
Attendance Bonus scheme
Annual bonus of a week's salary on firm hitting target
Additional 1 day's holiday at Christmas (combination of Christmas shopping/closing office at Christmas Eve).
provide IT equipment and any furniture required to set up your home office.

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