Solicitor – Catastrophic Personal Injury

Location
Southampton
Salary
£32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted
17 Jul 2019
Closes
14 Aug 2019
Ref
C05166001
Contact
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Rare opportunity to join a highly-specialised personal injury team in Hampshire on a permanent basis.

Working alongside senior fee earners based in the Southampton office, the successful solicitor will manage a complex caseload of catastrophic personal injury claims with a focus towards spinal injury cases. Handling matters from instruction to settlement, the successful solicitor will advise on all aspects of the claim including rehabilitation, care, litigation and settlements.

Responsibilities
• Catastrophic personal injury claims
• Spinal cord injuries
• Fatalities
• Delegated matters
• Liaising with hospitals, experts and barristers
• Handling all aspects of litigation
• Attending court as required
• Negotiating settlements
• Interviewing clients and preparing witness statements
• Preparing trial bundles
• Participation in business development initiatives
• Attending networking events to promote the practice

The Candidate
• A solicitor with 1-4 years’ PQE gained within catastrophic personal injury
• The ability to conduct litigated matters self-sufficiently is essential
• Possesses outstanding verbal and written communication skills
• Previous experience handling spinal cord injury claims is advantageous
• Able to anticipate client needs and find creative solutions
• Be IT literate, producing own documentation
• Highly organised, working well under pressure to meet tight deadlines
• Team player with a flair for business development and marketing

The Firm
A Legal 200 practice with a network of offices across the UK, our client is a highly regarded firm with experienced and dedicated staff offering services to both business and individual clients. They pride themselves on providing expert advice and a high-quality personal service, allowing them to achieve the best possible solutions. With particular strengths in areas including property and private client, they are now seeking a talented solicitor on a permanent basis.

Benefits
• A competitive salary dependent on experience
• Generous holiday allowance
• Contributory pension scheme
• Childcare vouchers
• Life assurance
• Staff referral bonus
• Opportunities for career progression
• Continued development and training

Solicitor – Catastrophic Personal Injury

For further details of this Catastrophic Personal Injury Solicitor vacancy, please contact Charlotte on 01954 208061 quoting reference C05166001.



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