Lawyer (Clinical Negligence & Serious Injury)
With almost 800 staff and partners across a network of offices nationwide, we are the most experienced trade union, employment rights and claimant personal injury practice in the UK.
We have an enviable reputation for the results we get for our clients and the support, training and career development of our staff. We treat our people as we treat our clients – fairly, with honesty and as individuals.
At Thompsons, we expect interest and commitment to the work we do and a desire to do the very best we can for our clients.
Manage a full caseload of lower value MT Clinical Negligence and Serious Injury cases or more complex non-portal FT value work, working under supervision. The job holder will be expected to conduct and manage all aspects of his / her caseload, including taking appropriate daily decisions involving considerable exercise of judgment, subject to supervision. The job holder may also be involved in some delegated work on Senior Executive cases. The level of supervision required will be in accordance with the firm’s standard system. The job holder will require a sound theoretical knowledge of the work and an ability to conduct cases from beginning to end. In addition he/she will have considerable experience usually gained over 2 years of working with the case types where the role exists, or within complex non-portal FT value work, handling a full caseload as mentioned above. The job does not carry any direct supervisory responsibility, but the job holder will play an important role in the team in helping to achieve the Unit’s objectives. The ability to communicate clearly and effectively is essential.
What We Offer
As well as a competitive salary we offer an extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance, 25 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays), an Employee Assistance Programme, enhanced maternity and paternity pay, annual travel and parking loans, cycle to work scheme, financial assistance for professional development and much more. As an employer we are committed to providing an inclusive and supportive working environment where you can develop your career and achieve your personal best.
For a full job description and application form please visit our website. Alternatively contact us at HRRecruitmentBirmingham@thompsons.law.co.uk
Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.
No agencies please.