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Solicitor

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Job ID:

31448

Practice Area(s):

Healthcare

Location:

Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester Spinningfields 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

28.06.2024

Employer type:

Private Practice
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Job Description:

Our Casualty teams provide a full, expert service in defending public (PL) and employers' liability (EL) claims, across the private sector and the public sector.  Weightmans' team is second-to-none in providing defendant litigation services in these and other specialist Casualty areas. We operate on a national basis with dedicated commercial insurance and public sector teams.

We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor/Legal Executive with 0- 1 years PQE to join our commercial casualty team. We would also be happy to hear from experienced paralegals.

Working in a team dedicated to some of our biggest insurer clients, you will be responsible, under appropriate supervision, for the day to day  management of your own varied caseload.

You will also assist Partners and other team members in the defence of a wide range of claims, on behalf of various corporate bodies and their insurers. Tasks will include running and assisting with a large range of litigated casualty claims, preparing witness statements, undertaking legal and factual research, drafting instructions to Counsel and experts, preparing reports to clients, preparing for and attending court hearings, attending client meetings and responding promptly and accurately to correspondence and telephone enquiries from clients and other parties.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.
 
About You
You will have previous experience  and a genuine and demonstrable interest in the above area of work. We also require you to have:
  • A proven track record of managing EL/PL personal injury claims, with a demonstrable understanding of the law relating to negligence and health and safety;
  • In depth knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules;
  • Experience in drafting documents including witness statements, instructions and reports;
  • Experiencing managing cases in a cost efficient and commercial manner
  • Ability to achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ability to analyse information;
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills;
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn, then we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Weightmans LLP
United Kingdom

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Solicitor

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Job ID:

31448

Practice Area(s):

Healthcare

Location:

Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester Spinningfields 

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

28.06.2024

Employer type:

Private Practice
col-wide   

Job Description:

Our Casualty teams provide a full, expert service in defending public (PL) and employers' liability (EL) claims, across the private sector and the public sector.  Weightmans' team is second-to-none in providing defendant litigation services in these and other specialist Casualty areas. We operate on a national basis with dedicated commercial insurance and public sector teams.

We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor/Legal Executive with 0- 1 years PQE to join our commercial casualty team. We would also be happy to hear from experienced paralegals.

Working in a team dedicated to some of our biggest insurer clients, you will be responsible, under appropriate supervision, for the day to day  management of your own varied caseload.

You will also assist Partners and other team members in the defence of a wide range of claims, on behalf of various corporate bodies and their insurers. Tasks will include running and assisting with a large range of litigated casualty claims, preparing witness statements, undertaking legal and factual research, drafting instructions to Counsel and experts, preparing reports to clients, preparing for and attending court hearings, attending client meetings and responding promptly and accurately to correspondence and telephone enquiries from clients and other parties.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.
 
About You
You will have previous experience  and a genuine and demonstrable interest in the above area of work. We also require you to have:
  • A proven track record of managing EL/PL personal injury claims, with a demonstrable understanding of the law relating to negligence and health and safety;
  • In depth knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules;
  • Experience in drafting documents including witness statements, instructions and reports;
  • Experiencing managing cases in a cost efficient and commercial manner
  • Ability to achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ability to analyse information;
  • Excellent communication skills and attention to detail;
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills;
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills.
If you meet our criteria and think this is a job where you could bring enthusiasm and an eagerness to learn, then we look forward to receiving your application.

For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.