Defendant EL/PL Solicitor

Newcastle upon Tyne
£45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits and Bonus
28 Jun 2024
26 Jul 2024
Alex Groom
Job Title
Practice Area
Personal Injury
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Defendant EL/PL Solicitor / Associate
Location: Newcastle
Salary: Up to £55,000
Working Arrangement: Hybrid / Flexible

My client is a prestigious and highly respected law firm with a strong presence in Newcastle and a track record of excellence in personal injury and employer's liability law. Our commitment to delivering top-notch legal services to our clients has made us one of the leading law firms in the region. We are now seeking a talented and dedicated Defendant EL/PL Solicitor to join our dynamic team.

As a Defendant EL/PL Solicitor, you will have the opportunity to work on complex and challenging cases involving employers' and public liability claims. You will be responsible for providing legal advice, conducting investigations, and representing our clients in court. This role offers a unique chance to build your career and make a real impact within a supportive and collaborative environment.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Managing a caseload of EL/PL claims from inception to resolution
  • Conducting thorough legal research and providing sound legal advice to clients
  • Preparing and drafting legal documents, including pleadings and witness statements
  • Negotiating settlements and representing clients in court when necessary
  • Collaborating with colleagues to ensure the successful outcome of cases
  • Keeping up-to-date with changes in relevant laws and regulations
  • Qualified Solicitor with a minimum of 1 year post-qualification experience in Personal Injury Litigation - preferably in defendant EL/PL
  • Strong knowledge of relevant legislation and case law
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and strong analytical skills
  • Commitment to delivering exceptional client service
What We Offer:
  • Competitive salary of up to £55,000
  • Hybrid / Flexible working arrangements
  • Professional development and training opportunities
  • Supportive and inclusive work environment
  • Opportunities for career advancement
  • Contribution to pension scheme
  • Private healthcare options
If you are a talented Defendant EL/PL Solicitor looking for an exciting opportunity with a top law firm in Newcastle, then please apply now for immediate consideration!

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