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Solicitor Full Time

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a qualified Solicitor 6 years plus PQE to join my client’s busy Claimant Asbestos Related disease team based in Leeds.

The team deals purely with asbestos disease claims, mainly mesothelioma, with a high percentage of litigated cases being dealt with on an expedited basis in the High Court. The work requires very strong technical skills.

 

The Role

As a senior member of the team, you will play an integral role in the growth and leadership of the team. You’ll lead the investigation and litigation of complex cases, working as part of a team to maximise client damages and optimise costs recover. In your role as you will be responsible for leading a small team of Paralegals and Litigation Assistants, to deliver an exceptional client experience, develop their technical expertise and meet agreed performance targets. You will also be responsible for developing external relationships with nurses, other medical professionals and victim support groups to provide an exceptional client experience and generate new cases.

To be successful in this role you must;

  • Have experience 6+ years Personal Injury litigation experience ideally in Asbestos Related Disease cases.
  • Have a strong appetite for business development, able to build successful relationships with senior expert medical professionals and charities. Existing contacts in within the local area would be an advantage.
  • Be able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members.
  • Be able to supervise, coach, lead and develop a team of Solicitors, Paralegals and Litigation Assistants. Previous people management experience would be an advantage.
  • Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.


The Benefits

In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with the length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 7 months ago
  • Location: Leeds
  • Job Title: Solicitor
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