Personal Injury Casualty EL/PL Solicitor

England, Greater Manchester, City Of Manchester
£35000 - £39000 per annum + + benefits
19 Jan 2023
16 Feb 2023
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Casualty EL/PL Solicitor or Legal Executive - Manchester - 0-2 PQE (guide only - candidates with more or less experience in EL/PL are encouraged to apply)

Personal Injury Casualty EL/PL Solicitor / Legal Executive - Manchester

Personal Injury Solicitor Manchester - This is an exciting and varied role supporting two key Partners on a range of litigated Casualty EL/PL work. The role covers a number of facets from developing experience advising key clients including drafting legal documents and client advice to business development and assisting in acquiring new business. You will be a fully valued member of a dynamic team and develop a truly holistic appreciation of being a litigator at a 'top tier' law firm.


  • Job Title: Associate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to £39,000
  • Work pattern - hybrid: 2 days working from home
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Expertise: Strong academic background and ideally proven EL/PL experience from either claimant or defendant background.

Snapshot of your day

You will be involved in all aspects of fee earning and non-chargeable work from the start, including:

  • Building up your own caseload of fast track and complex multi track EL/PL litigation working both autonomously and as part of a team
  • Honing your drafting skills whether it be drafting court documents; instructions to counsel; client advices etc
  • Handling interlocutory proceedings as well as attending CMCs and client meetings.
  • Business development
  • Supervising less experienced members of the team including Paralegals and Legal Assistants
  • Assisting with marketing activity within the team and the broader practice area

Mix of fast track and multi track Casualty EL/PL

As an Associate within the team, you will work directly with more experienced lawyers (including two Partners) advising on a range of fast track and multi track EL/PL matters. Work comes from a range of clients across a number of sectors including manufacturing; retail and leisure; as well as the public sector and third sector.

Clients include everything from 'tier 1' insurers and FTSE 250 and FTSE 100 corporates to local government and well-known charities. Cases can vary from a fast track 'slip 'n' trip' to disputed liability arising from a serious factory accident. As a qualified solicitor or legal executive at the outset of your career, you will experience the full range of work to aid your development, including assisting the Partners on particularly high-value technical matters.

Further progression

This is a continually growing team with multiple development opportunities. There are also opportunities to progress to areas such as catastrophic injury and large loss.

Please do not hesitate to apply for more information.