Catastrophic Injury Solicitor or Legal Executive

England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
£40000 - £60000 per annum + + benefits
09 Jan 2023
06 Feb 2023
Tony Seymour
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, 5-7, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Catastrophic Injury / Large Loss Solicitor (defendant) - Manchester - Permanent / full-time - to £60,000

Catastrophic Injury Solicitor / Legal Executive - Manchester

Catastrophic Injury Solicitor / Legal Executive - This is a Large Loss team which is going through a significant period of growth and is looking to recruit fee earners at various levels to help strengthen the offering.

Range of work includes everything from spinal and head injuries to chronic injury, amputations and fatalities. Claimant and defendant experience will also be considered, though defendant experience is preferred.


  • Job Title: Solicitor / Legal Executive
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to £60,000
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Benefits: Full suite of 'top tier' benefits under constant review - attractive range of 'lifestyle' benefits.
  • Previous Experience: The team is looking for a qualified solicitor or qualified Legal Executive ideally with defendant catastrophic injury experience, but will also consider those with strong multi track experience. The hiring manager is looking for able technical lawyers with a real passion for this kind of work.

Mixture of complex work including EL/PL and RTA

Work tends to be a mix of complex EL/PL and RTA with claims exceeding £1m in terms of value all the way to £5m+.

All the cases consist of high-value catastrophic injury work for a range of insurer clients as well as corporates. The work is challenging and demands someone who is keen to grapple with the most technical of cases.

One of the real attractions of this opportunity is the career progression platform which has been put in place to develop talent. This is a transparent initiative designed to plot out the career trajectory of successful candidates joining the firm and delivers real results.

Top national insurer clients working across range of sectors

The department is continually growing and developing and strives to maintain its position as one of the leading catastrophic injury practices in the UK.

It already has an impressive national reputation, dealing with the full raft of 'tier 1' insurers as well as an impressive roster of corporate clients across various sectors including manufacturing, retail and leisure.

Work with experienced fee earners including Partners at the cutting edge of this field

What makes the role particularly attractive is that you will be working closely with a highly experienced Partner, assisting them with their caseload, whilst growing your own caseload of files alongside. You will develop relationships with key clients of the firm and play an integral part in helping to drive the growth of the overall practice area.

Please don't hesitate to apply for more information.