Solicitor - Catastrophic Injury

Employer
BLM
Location
Glasgow City
Salary
competitive salary & company benefits
Closing date
6 Oct 2019

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We are looking to attract a solicitor to join our catastrophic injury team in our Glasgow office.

Our catastrophic injury practice group is one of the largest in the market, delivering the right outcomes on the highest value and most challenging personal injury claims. We specialise in catastrophic injury work arising from motor and casualty insurance products and clinical negligence work.

The caseload for this position will cover a mixture of serious injury and complex catastrophic injury claims such as brain injuries, amputations and orthopaedic injuries.  Day to day duties will include obtaining precognitions, instructing experts, attending pre-trial meetings, proofs and other court hearings. It will also involve managing a caseload of EL/PL and RTA claims. Handling these complex claims requires a combination of technical expertise, sound judgement and project management skills in order to deliver the best commercial outcome for our clients.

We are keen to hear from candidates with previous experience of handling personal injury cases, ideally with exposure to complex catastrophic injury claims. We are looking for candidates who have the ability to analyse, evaluate and communicate information logically, together with proficient IT skills.

In return, we offer a nurturing and collaborative environment alongside a competitive salary. Our company benefits include 25 days holiday allowance,  the option to purchase further holidays, an additional day off for your birthday, pension scheme, health cash plan, life assurance and income protection. We also offer a number of discounts to use for gym membership, car leasing, mobile phones and insurance products.

To register your interest , please complete a short application and upload your CV.

BLM is committed to promoting equality and diversity in all aspects of employment and is proud to be a Top 50 Inclusive Employer.

Everyone at BLM has an important role to play, whether a partner, an associate, a trainee or a member of our business support team. And talented people need a place to prosper, to develop a career and to keep abreast of the issues affecting the markets in which we operate.

That's why our dedicated training team ensures that as a BLM employee, your career objectives are fully supported. It's the best way to help you achieve your career aspirations, and for us as a firm to maintain our high standards of customer service.

Many of our current partners trained with us - confirmation that as an employer, our approach to retaining, training and motivating our people is paying off. The fact that we have one of the highest proportions of female partners among the top 50 UK firms, demonstrates our commitment to equality.

If you're a graduate just beginning your career in the legal market, why not take a look at our graduate page. Perhaps you could be the future partner we're looking for.

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