Litigation Solicitor - Motor Injury (UK Firm)

Northern Ireland, County Antrim, Belfast
09 Jan 2023
06 Feb 2023
Patrick McDonald
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company

Our client is a leading UK law firm with offices in Belfast and they're recruiting for an enthusiastic Solicitor interested in developing a career within defendant litigation.

The defendant litigation team advises insurers and corporate clients in the defence of claims of all values, types and complexity. Our clients include leading insurance companies and well known household names.

Your new role

This is a permanent role within the Belfast motor team.

The purpose of this role is to run and assist with a case load of motor injury, credit hire and damage cases. Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Running and assisting with a varied case load of pre-litigation and litigated work with the appropriate levels of supervision. These will include cases where liability is disputed and will also include attending Court / Counsel.
  • Hit, maintain and apply a consistent approach to all individual targets of financial performance, realisation rates, settlement rate and average claim spend
  • Support marketing and business development activity within the team e. attending marketing events and client training
  • Assume responsibility for quality control and benchmark compliance on own caseload, including accuracy and timeliness of management reporting and information.
  • Maintain an awareness of firm's procedures and strategies
  • Maintain and develop technical knowledge through attendance at training sessions, reading appropriate publications
  • Handling confidential information in line with the firm's data security protocols

What you'll need to succeed


  • 0-2 year PQE Solicitor or legal executive interested in developing a role within a busy motor team.
  • A keen interest and enthusiasm for motor work and the demands of our clients
  • Able to adopt a commercial perspective to legal issues with a concern for quality of service
  • A confident communicator who can communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in written form
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to effectively prioritise and manage own workload
  • Detail conscious and able to produce work to a high standard.
  • Ability to strictly comply with client requirements and SLAs;


  • Experience in handling or assisting in motor litigation claims is desirable but not essential.
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as to work with and learn from supervisors and other members of the department
  • A team player with a flexible and self-motivated approach
  • Able to work under pressure in order to meet required deadlines

What you'll get in return

A competitive salary, strong package of benefits and flexible working options available for you.

What you need to do now

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