Solicitor – Catastrophic Personal Injury

£32000 - £42000 per annum
17 Jul 2019
14 Aug 2019
Charlotte Waters
Practice area
Personal injury
Full time
Contract type
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.

• 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.

• 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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