An excellent opportunity for an Associate Qualified Solicitor/ (Chartered) Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives with 10 years plus PQE to join our Newcastle Work Place Injuries team.
The WPI team deals with claims arising from work place accidents or the development of occupational diseases, on behalf of claimants.
10 + years PQE.
Demonstrable strong business development and networking capability, – able to build relationships with medical professionals, charities and other key organisations.
An existing network of key workplace disease work source contacts in the North East would be an advantage.
Established track record in handling a range of Work Place Accident and Occupational Disease cases including a variety of Respiratory cases – not limited to, Asbestos Related Diseases – significant experience leading on high value and complex claimant cases.
Strong technical competence.
Experience supervising and developing more junior members of a team.
Be able to operate independently and as part of a team (and able to foster supportive relationships within the team) to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members.
Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.
Relevant Professional Accreditation in field.
Candidates with North East connections would be of particular interest.
A relocation expenses package would be on offer for the right candidate.
In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, associate discretionary bonus, car parking or cash allowance, AXA health care or cash allowance, group income protection scheme, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days’ hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.