An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Associate Solicitor or Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Legal Executives, with 10 years plus PQE, to join my client’s busy Workplace Injury Team based in Newcastle. The WPI team deals with claims arising from workplace accidents or the development of occupational diseases, on behalf of claimants.
For this role the client is looking for 10 + years PQE, as well as demonstrable strong business development and networking capability; the ability 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.
You will have an established track record in handling a range of Work Place Accident and Occupational Disease cases, including a variety of Respiratory cases (including, but not limited to, Asbestos Related Diseases), and significant experience leading on high value and complex claimant cases.
You will have strong technical competence, along with experience supervising and developing more junior members of a team. It is important you are 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.
The client is looking for someone with excellent client care and inter-personal skills, somebody who operates with integrity and shows empathy and intuition, with Relevant Professional Accreditation in the 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 the client offers an exciting benefits package, including: