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Associates

Employer
Minster Law
Location
Nationwide/Remote
Salary
£52k to £80k
Closing date
17 May 2024

Job Details

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top 100 law firm based in Wakefield. We are looking to hire Associates to work within our Serious Injury Department!

WHAT YOU’LL BE WORKING ON

As an associate, you will handle a portfolio of claimant serious injury claims for our clients and provide valuable mentoring support to colleagues within the team. The caseload is predominantly road traffic accident based, ranging from £150k – £5m, and involves cases with complex technical issues and quantum.

YOUR DAY-TO-DAY

  • Delivering excellent client care to our clients who have suffered from a traumatic and life changing event, on your individual cases and overseeing the team.
  • Motivate and lead colleagues, ensuring the team can work to their best with clear objectives and development plans.
  • Instructions and meetings with a multi-disciplinary team of experts. You’ll be working with medical experts, case managers, care experts, architects, forensic accountants, counsel.
  • Analysis of evidence and research of legal issues on liability, causation, and quantum.
  • Drafting documents including statements, pleadings, schedules of loss.
  • Securing early interim payments and appropriate rehabilitation.
  • Optimising your client’s settlement.

YOU SHOULD APPLY IF

  • You’re a qualified solicitor or Fellow of CILEx with demonstratable post-qualification experience or can demonstrate equivalent experience to charge and recovery Grade A rates.
  • You’re an experienced litigator with strong technical ability and practical knowledge of the court procedures.
  • Your excellent communication skills include negotiation and objection handling.
  • You can champion our values, purpose, and ambition and support Minster Law’s high standards of client care.
  • You can work with case management systems and have good knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • You have good attention to detail and strong organisational skills.

EVEN BETTER IF

  • You’re confident developing your professional profile and that of Minster Law within the personal injury field, with existing links with associated bodies such as Headway, SIA and APIL.
  • You take opportunities to develop and are committed to developing your career in personal injury.
  • You’re passionate about supporting local communities and are eager to get involved in our giving back programme.

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU

  • A salary between £52,000 – £65,000.
  • An annual discretionary bonus scheme.
  • Hybrid working, offering our colleagues flexibility to work where they can provide the best support to our customers and colleagues alike.
  • 25 days holiday, which can increase up to 30 days in line with service.
  • “Time for Me” days which gives you the opportunity to take up to 12 additional days per year through condensed working.
  • Working in a platinum-accredited Investors in People organisation that’s committed to your development.
  • And much more, you can find out more about our extensive benefits on our careers hub.

 

 

Company

We’re a leading personal injury law firm that exists to create outcomes that matter for our clients, partners, and our local community. Since 2006, we have been supporting people who have been injured in road traffic accidents, biking accidents, or accidents at work. We’re privileged to be able to support our clients through one of the toughest points in their lives and get them the resolution and rehabilitation they deserve.

 

We proudly work with some of the biggest insurance brands and we’re on a mission to be the leading legal services provider for insurers in the market. We know we have to do things differently and have the best people on board to achieve this. This is why we’re committed to creating a working environment and culture that is open and empowers our colleagues, where everyone feels supported and can be their best selves. We want our colleagues to love where they work, take pride in what they do, and have fun along the way. Sounds like something you could contribute to?

 

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