Personal Injury Solicitor

Employer
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
Chichester
Salary
£30000 - £45000 per annum
Closing date
9 Mar 2021

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PERSONAL INJURY SOLICITOR - Chichester

Paying Upto £45,000 D.O.E

I am pleased to be working with this regionally recognised, reputable firm again as they seek to recruit an Assistant Solicitor to strengthen their Personal Injury team.

This is a senior appointment incorporating both high value and complex personal injury cases.

Main Duties:

- Assist the team in an assortment of personal injury claims.
- Demonstrate appropriate competency to deal with all aspects of your work.
- To have good written and verbal skills and a need to demonstrate drive, initiative and enthusiasm as well as an ability to work as part of a team within the firm's Personal Injury Department;
- Liaise with Partners and the Department Head as necessary and to attend departmental meetings as requested by the Department Head;
- Use of accounting and time recording software
- Ensuring the confidentiality and security of all documentation to comply with the new GDPR regulations
- You will be expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative, complying with all relevant professional and regulatory obligations
- Managing documentary disclosure
- Taking witness statements
- Producing Schedules of Loss and interim payment budgets
- Instructing counsel and experts
- Producing indexed e- bundles for Court, dealing with e-filing/ proceedings/ applications etc

Experience Required:

- Experience of Catastrophic Injury and Brain Injury work.
- Significant experience of working in a personal injury department in a client facing role.
- IT literate, with experience of using case management (ideally Proclaim).
- Good academic record.

Please contact Stephen Hunt, Senior Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Telephone: 0121 272 7371

Company

Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment are multi-award winning legal recruitment experts.

Our business – put simply – is to remove the pain points candidates may otherwise experience on their journeys.
Sure, we act for legal professionals of all levels making lateral moves, taking steps up the ladder or looking for contract legal opportunities.
And yes we can boast a network of connections that spans nationwide private practice, the UK’s in house legal departments and now the Middle East, Asia and the Far East.
But we are the only REC and APSCO affiliated legal recruitment specialist with an ISO9001 accredited quality management system and the Investors In People Gold Standard award.
And by externally validating our day to day activities in the wider business community we have been able to place customer experience at the heart of our business proposition.
Which means people like dealing with our team – a very experienced, settled and happy bunch they epitomise the Douglas Scott brand personality and will demonstrate a genuine interest in you and your career.      

 

 

 

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Telephone
0161 233 6360
Location
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
No1 Spinningfields
Manchester
M3 3EB
GB
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