England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£36000 - £44000 per annum
07 May 2024
04 Jun 2024
JN -052024-6417754
Jennifer Lees
Job Title
PQE Level
2-4, NQ
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client is seeking an NQ-2 PQE EL/PL Solicitor to join their team in either Manchester or Liverpool. The firm are a well known national law firm with household name clients.

Client Details

Our client is highly regarded throughout the legal industry. The Casualty team provides a full, expert service in defending public (PL) and employers' liability (EL) claims, across the private sector. The team operate on a national basis with dedicated commercial insurance and public sector teams. They are looking for a NQ-2 PQE EL/PL Solicitor to join their busy department


As a NQ-2 PQE EL/PL Solicitor you will:

  • Be responsible for the running of the day to day of your cases including liaising with clients, opponents, court, witnesses and undertaking your own liability investigations.
  • Handle your own caseload of predominantly fast track claims (and/ or multi track depending on experience), and assisting with higher value multi track claims. Predominantly PI including EL and PL
  • Complete MI procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, SLAs, quality measures and KPI's are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans' values


A successful NQ-2 PQE EL/PL should have experience of dealing with EL/PL litigated matters. Please note that the level of experience identified is a guide only and does not preclude candidates with more or less experience from applying.

Job Offer

  • A competitive salary ranging from £36,000 to £46000 per annum.
  • 28 days' annual leave plus bank holidays (pro-rated for part time)
  • Hybrid working including provision of home office equipment*
  • Healthcare cover/ Medicash
  • Pension plan
  • Life Insurance 4 x salary
  • Interest free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental scheme
  • The flexibility of hybrid working arrangements.
  • A bonus scheme to reward hard work and dedication.
  • A supportive and inclusive company culture.