Personal Injury Associate (English Qualified)

Scotland, Edinburgh
£40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Good Package
14 Aug 2019
11 Sep 2019
Full time
Contract type

Senior Solicitor / Associate (English Qualifed)

Personal Injury (Insurance & Risk/Casulaty)

(3+ years PQE)

A well established legal 500 firm have an opportunity for an English qualified Senior Solicitor / Associate to join their growing Insurance and Risk (Casualty) Team on a full time, permanent basis.

The team handles the defence of a wide range of liability claims from low value motor to technically complex multi-million pound cases. You will deal with the full range of defender liability claims for insurers and self-insured clients including personal injury, motor, employers and public liability, disease, property damage, product liability and fatal accidents.

The successful Personal Injury associate will have a varied and exciting workload. They will have their own caseload and assist senior members of the team in more complex cases.

Main Duties:

* Conduct the defence of personal injury cases in the English courts
* Sound working knowledge of the MOJ portal and CPR
* Handle own caseload of defender personal injury cases
* Provide assistance to Partners and associates dealing with large and complex liability claims
* Property damage claims and advisory work
* Actively participate in the business development of the unit and liaise with current and
prospective clients
* Operate within the firm's case management system

Experience Required:

* Experience of defending English personal injury litigation
* Works effectively with other team members, and able to work as part of a team on larger
* Takes responsibility for their own caseload subject to supervision
* Ambitious Litigator
* 3+ Years PQE English Qualified

Apply now for immediate consideration!

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