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Defendant EL/PL Solicitor

Realm Recruit
£35,000 - £40,000
Closing date
21 Jun 2021

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Practice area
Personal injury
2 years, 3 years, 4 years
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In this Defendant EL/PL Solicitor role you will join a top 50, multi-service firm with an excellent reputation nationwide. They have been recognised as one of the country’s leading employers and place a massive emphasis on employee well-being and development.  

In this role, you’ll work as part of a tight-knit, market-leading team and run a caseload of fast-track and multi-track defendant personal injury matters. 

The firm offer flexible working and home working to all of their lawyers, so this is a great opportunity if you are looking to improve your work-life balance. 

Defendant EL/PL Solicitor - Liverpool  The company & role 

    A leading Legal 500 law firm with an excellent reputation 

    In this role, you'll join a large team that represents a broad range of insurer and public sector clients  

    There will be a solid amount of litigation involved as you manage a caseload of employers' liability and public liability claims, including claims on behalf of local authorities 

    Primarily the cases you deal with will be fast-track matters, but you will also handle a small amount of multi-track work 

    You will have excellent opportunities for learning and development and there will be the chance to progress later down the line 

    Commutable from Liverpool, The Wirral, Southport, Warrington and Chester 

 Added extras and benefits  

    Very competitive pay  

    Flexible working and home working  

    Genuine progression prospects 

    25 days holiday 

    A fantastic benefits package including private healthcare, life assurance and discounted gym membership 

The ideal candidate 

    A Personal Injury Solicitor or ILEX with at least 2 years’ PQE 

    A personable and articulate communicator 

    Will be confident handling their own caseload of litigated EL, PL and OL matters 

    May have experience of defendant work but this is not essential 

    Will be well organised and have excellent time-management skills 

How to apply for this Defendant EL PL Solicitor role  If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above.  

Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Joseph on 03300 245 606 or email   

Joseph is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of clinical negligence and personal injury lawyers. He works with solicitors and fee-earners at all levels matching them with personal injury firms across Manchester and the North West. If you are looking for a new personal injury job, Joseph is ready to help you find the right role. 

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Please note: any references to salary and/or experience in our adverts are intended as a guide only. 

Realm is committed to supporting disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. Applicants are invited to contact Realm to identify any additional support they might require to enable them to make an application. 



At Realm Recruit, we believe in treating lawyers like people, not candidates. And we believe in treating law firms like valued partners, not just transactional customers.

Through our refreshing approach, underpinned by our five core values – to be refreshingly human, collaborative, niche, dynamic and consultative – we help to develop careers and sustainably grow law firms.

On a day-to-day basis, we work hard to deliver a personal and tailored recruitment service to the people we work with. We’re truly passionate about the people we work with and are committed to developing long-term mutually-beneficial relationships with both lawyers and law firms.

Each of our Consultants is ultra-specialist, working in a particular niche of the legal profession. We have specialists in all core legal practice areas. Their thorough understanding of the state of the market means that they are perfectly placed to advise those working in their specialist area.

Whether you’re a hiring manager looking for talented legal personnel or a lawyer looking for an exciting new challenge, we are ready to help you.

For an initial discussion regarding any of our vacancies or a discreet chat about your career, please get in touch with our friendly team on 03300 245 606 or email

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