Occupational Disease Lawyer (RETRAIN OPPORTUNITY)

Location
England, West Midlands, Coventry
Salary
£45000.0 - £55000.0 per annum + Up to £55,000
Posted
20 May 2024
Closes
17 Jun 2024
Ref
4565425
Contact
Alexander Payne
Job Title
Lawyer
PQE Level
10+, 2-4, 5-7, 8-10, NQ
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Your new company
Our client is a leading national insurance law firm, who is looking for a talented Occupational Disease Lawyer to join their industry-leading team. They offer excellent hybrid flexibility, a competitive and an excellent benefits package.

Your new role
This Occupational Disease lawyer role will see you manage your caseload of pre-litigated and litigated mesothelioma claims following the Civil Liability Act 1978. Recoveries are sought from employers and occupiers where necessary. This role will see you conduct legal investigations, restoration or corporate entities and issuing proceedings. This is a client-facing role with the opportunity to develop relationships. You will have the opportunity to grow a small tea focusing on a recovery product for insurer clients. There is a supervisory element to this role where you will be required to manage and develop assistants. You will be asked to review medical evidence and personnel records, instruct counsel/experts and deal with disclosure.

What you'll need to succeed
You should be a qualified solicitor or CILEx, however, non-qualified candidates may also be considered. Previous experience managing your own caseload of occupational disease files is beneficial, particularly mesothelioma experience. Strong litigators with experience of personal injury looking to develop a career in Occupational Disease are encouraged to apply as tere is the potential for a retrain.

What you'll get in return
This is a great opportunity for occupational disease lawyers who are looking to develop their career in a well-run firm. You can expect excellent hybrid working opportunities, strong progression schemes and a competitive salary.

What you need to do now

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