Personal Injury Legal Executive

Recruiter
RKRS Legal
Location
Stoke
Salary
£36398 - £43223 per annum
Posted
20 May 2019
Closes
17 Jun 2019
Ref
RM207
Contact
RKR ADMIN
Practice area
Personal injury
PQE
2 years
Position
Legal executive
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Vacancy: Solicitor/Chartered Legal Executive
Office: Stoke
Salary: £36,398 - £43,223
Contract: Permanent
REF: RM207

We are currently working with a law firm unlike any other.  With nearly 100 years’ experience of successfully representing clients of injury and mistreatment, they have the privilege of working with and supporting the Trade Union Movement and the people they represent. 

By providing an inclusive environment, they ensure that individually and collectively they flourish to be the best they can be. They are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by credible directories including The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as well as being highly recommended in The Times’ Best Law Firms 2019. They pride themselves on being “the most experienced trade union, claimant and employment rights law firm in the UK”, their friendly working environment and their excellent work/life balance.

The role:

You will be assisting with the supervision of a team of lawyers running Fast-Track claims. You will be given the autonomy to make decisions on cases in order to progress them and will therefore be confident in exercising your judgement and decision-making abilities.

In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working on a diverse portfolio of cases, which in some instances will include highly-prestigious personal injury cases. You will also receive invaluable training from leading lawyers in the personal injury field, offering unrivalled professional growth and development. 

Key Requirements:
 
  • You will have at least 2 years’ experience conducting and managing own caseload personal injury cases
  • Law degree or common Professional examination/Graduate Diploma in law or experience of equivalent standing
  • You will be self-sufficient and thrive in a busy working environment
  • Excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients is essential
  • Empathy with the Labour and trade union movement is desirable
Benefits

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.