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Catastrophic Injury Associate

JMC Legal Recruitment
England, Greater Manchester, Manchester
£48000.00 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Closing date
2 May 2024

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Practice area
Personal injury
Contract type
Full time
2 years, 3 years, 4 years, 5 years, 6 years
Private practice

Job Details

Catastrophic Injury Associate 2-5 PQE | Top 20 Firm | Manchester

This Top 20 law firm, renowned for its unwavering commitment to excellence, innovation, and a dynamic approach to law is looking to add a Catastrophic Injury Associate (2-5 PQE) to one of its fastest-growing departments nationally.

The Firm:

This multi-award-winning Firm is in the Top 20 and has built this success of an entrepreneurial and creative spirit. They invest heavily in their staff and boast over 150 lawyers credited in legal directories such as The Legal 500 and Chambers. This combination of creativity, entrepreneurial spirit and their investment in their lawyers is the cornerstone of their success over the years.

As a firm truly operating on a global scale with offices across nearly every continent. They operate a wide and large client list, including UHNW individuals, privately and publicly owned businesses, wealth management services, private equity funds, FTSE 250 companies, and major corporations.

As mentioned, the investment the firm makes into its people is unrivalled, and you will be supported to develop your skills, progress your career, and establish a reputation of your own. The firm operates a purely collegiate atmosphere and allows for progression through a structured path based on meritocracy.

The Role:

This is a stand-out opportunity to join this top 20 international firm within their established and regarded Large Loss team as an associate out of their Manchester office.

The team is in search of a solicitor with 2 to 5 years of experience to manage their own caseload and provide support on intricate, high-value cases. They offer a diverse range of work, catering to clients such as prominent insurers and corporate entities.

Cases typically involve catastrophic injuries, significant losses stemming from workplace incidents, public liabilities, road traffic accidents, as well as claims related to sexual assault, harassment, and stress/bullying. Additionally, the team boasts considerable proficiency in representing police forces in matters concerning misfeasance, false imprisonment, and malicious prosecution.

This is a standout opportunity to springboard your career working alongside esteemed Lawyers in an environment that will foster and empower you to make the most out of your career.

The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will be a Large Loss Associate (2-5 years PQE) with aspirations to climb the ranks of this Top 20 international firm
  • Strong academics with a strong trainee background
  • Experience running multi-track, EL/PL caseloads
  • You will have exceptional organisational and be coachable with a determination to learn and grow
  • You will have enthusiasm for intellectually challenging work.


  • Market-leading salary and excellent benefits with clear and structured progression paths.
  • A flexible and friendly working environment and a supportive team culture
  • Exposure to large, high-profile UK and international issues.

This is an excellent opportunity for Large Loss Associate, to join this top-tier law firm in Manchester.

Apply now for immediate consideration, or feel free to contact Ralph Dowds at JMC Legal Recruitment for a confidential conversation.


JMC Legal Recruitment are a National legal recruitment agency with offices in London, Bristol and New York. Working with Top law firms, a refreshing approach.

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