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Solicitor - Casualty

Employer
Clyde & Co
Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester
Salary
Competitive salary and benefits package
Closing date
8 Jul 2022

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Job Details

We are currently looking to attract a qualified solicitor to join our casualty team in our Manchester office.

Our team specialise in investigating and defending casualty claims that arise in particular sectors such as construction, retail & leisure, manufacturing, transport & logistics and the public sector. The Casualty team have over 400 lawyers that act for global and specialist insurers such as Lloyds and London Market underwriters, brokers, FTSE-100, FTSE-250 and multinational corporations, local authorities and charities.

The role will be focused around handling fast track and multi-track cases arising from high value motor claims and a mixture of employers liability and product liability.  The opportunity can involve duties such as obtaining witness statements, drafting pleadings, attending court, instructing experts and resolving issues, as well as providing an exceptional level of service to our clients.

We are interested in qualified solicitors that are looking for an opportunity to manage a fast paced and complex caseload alongside assisting our equity partner with their high value multi-track matters. A similar background in a defendant law firm would be ideal, with a high standard of verbal and numerical reasoning and the ability to analyse, evaluate and communication information logically is key – together with proficient IT skills. Previous experience within personal injury claims would be ideal however we are keen to also consider candidates that have a good background in assisting on cases and who are keen to build up to handling their own caseload.

We offer agile and hybrid ways of working in our  offices in Manchester. Our company benefits include 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase more, 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 contracts and insurance products and a cycle to work scheme.

For a confidential conversation please contact Sarah Kennedy on 0161 838 6781 or email sarah.kennedy@clydeco.com

 

Company

Clyde & Co has grown to become a leading global law firm in our core sectors. With over 2,600 legal professionals operating from over 50 offices and associated offices across six continents, we offer a comprehensive range of legal services and advice to businesses operating at the heart of global trade and commerce.

From developed to emerging markets, we aim to support our clients by putting the power of our globally integrated firm at their disposal with a range of seamless and efficient services and the very best, commercially minded, legal advice.

This, together with our sector expertise and regional understanding, allows us to help clients identify and manage risk and liability, navigate challenges, harness commercial potential and achieve sustained growth in today's complex and volatile business environment.

We are committed to being a responsible business which means taking responsibility for the impact we have on the environment and seeking to reduce it as much and as quickly as possible. It means taking responsibility for giving back and being a positive contributor to the communities in which we operate. And it means taking responsibility for fostering a truly diverse workforce and an inclusive workplace so that all our people can flourish and fulfil their highest potential, for the benefit of them, the firm and our clients.

Find Us
Telephone
0161 838 6366
Location
2 New Bailey Square
Stanley Street
Salford
Greater Manchester
M3 5GS
United Kingdom
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