Personal Injury Lawyer

RKRS Legal
£23596 - £27031 per annum
29 Apr 2019
27 May 2019
Practice area
Personal injury
Full time
Contract type
Vacancy: Personal Injury Lawyer (Litigation)
Office: Sheffield
Salary: £23,596 - £27,031
Contract: Permanent
REF: RM194

The opportunity

An opportunity has arisen for an experienced, motivated and talented lawyer to join their diverse and friendly team working as part of their Sheffield office.   If you enjoy putting right the wrongdoings caused by others, take pride in delivering a high quality service, thrive in a fast-paced high-performance environment and are seeking a new challenge with a leading law firm, this position is not to be missed.

Their team of lawyers combine their exceptional communication and client care skills with their technical legal expertise when handling high volumes of interesting cases. In terms of experience, they are looking for someone who has previously handled and valued personal injury claims.

The role

You will manage a full caseload of fast track RTA claims which have exited the MOJ Portal process at any stage. You will be highly organised, ensuring early decisions to litigate are made and cases are progressed proactively to settlement or trial.    Day to day responsibilities will involve liability investigations and evidence gathering, undertaking legal research, instructing medical experts and Counsel, attending on clients and witnesses to prepare statements, assessing quantum and preparing schedules of loss, preparing court papers and dealing with all necessary procedural steps to progress the case to trial.  Providing the best possible client care and upholding their best interests will be at the heart of everything you do.

In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working on a diverse portfolio of RTA cases.  You will receive ongoing training and supervision to support your further development.  You will find a collaborative and friendly working environment and an excellent work/life balance.

Who they are

They are a law firm with a difference.  With nearly 100 years’ experience of successfully representing clients of injury and mistreatment, they work tirelessly to support the Trade Union and Labour Movement and the people they represent.  They have built a diverse team of professionals who take immense pride in the work they undertake.  They pride themselves on being “the most experienced trade union, claimant personal injury and employment rights law firm in the UK”, an accolade that comes from their excellence in client care and their commitment to ensuring their people have access to the very best supervision, mentoring and professional development opportunities.

By providing an inclusive environment, they ensure that individually and collectively they flourish to be the best they can be. 

They have also been named as one of ‘The Times Best Law Firms 2019’ – well-deserved recognition of the fact their staff provide the highest quality service.

How you will be rewarded

They recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including:

•           Structured pay scales

•           Contributory pension scheme

•           Permanent health insurance

•           Life assurance

•           23 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)

•           Employee Assistance Programme

•           Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

•           Cycle to work scheme

•           Organised sports and social club

•           Annual travel and parking loans

•           Financial assistance for professional development


They believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which they live and work is a key part of their business, which is why they are an equal opportunities employer.