Defendant PI Solicitor

Location
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Salary
Negotiable depending on experience
Posted
05 Mar 2018
Closes
05 Apr 2018
Ref
LSG2305
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

Reputable commercial law firm in Newcastle require, due to expansion, an experienced Defendant PI Solicitor for their Catastrophic Insurance department. The firm are recognised by Legal 500 and Chambers as experts in defending catastrophic injury cases.

You will work with the current Head of Insurance to assist in the continued growth of the department. The department handles the full range of complex catastrophic injury cases on behalf of insurers and often range in value between £1 million and £20 million.

You will join an established team handling catastrophic injury cases and the role offers very good opportunities for long-term career progression. The applicant will reside and work in Newcastle but spend time on cases across the country, particularly London. They have sophisticated IT systems including case management and a dedicated in-house costs team.

You will need:

  • To be a Defendant PI Solicitor with a minimum of 3 years PQE.
  • Good experience of defending motor claims involving brain injury, spinal cord and amputation.
  • Good academics.
  • To be ambitious, commercially minded and a team player.

Our client offers a competitive salary and benefits package including contributory pension, 25 days holidays + bank holidays (rising to 30 days with length of service), life insurance, private medical insurance, competitive maternity and paternity benefits.