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Catastrophic Injury Solicitor

Cape Clarke
Newcastle upon Tyne
£40000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent Benefits & Bonus
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Job Title: Defendant Catastrophic Injury Solicitor
Location: Newcastle
Salary up to £55,000 plus excellent Benefits and Bonus

About Us:
CapeClarke Legal Recruitment specialises in connecting talented legal professionals with leading law firms and organisations across the country. We are currently working with a prestigious law firm seeking a Defendant Catastrophic Injury Solicitor to join their growing team in Newcastle. This is an exciting opportunity to work with a highly regarded firm known for its expertise in defending catastrophic injury claims.

Job Description:

Our client, a well-established law firm, is seeking a skilled Defendant Catastrophic Injury Solicitor to join their team. The successful candidate will play a key role in defending complex catastrophic injury claims on behalf of insurers and other defendants. This is an excellent opportunity for a talented solicitor looking to take the next step in their career and work on high-profile cases in a dynamic and supportive environment.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a caseload of defendant catastrophic injury claims, including but not limited to spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, severe burns, and amputations.
  • Conduct thorough investigations into the circumstances surrounding each claim, gathering evidence and documentation to support the defence strategy.
  • Work closely with insurance clients and other defendants to develop effective defence strategies and achieve favourable outcomes.
  • Prepare legal documents, including pleadings, motions, and witness statements, with accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Represent clients in negotiations, mediations, and court proceedings, advocating vigorously for their interests.
  • Stay abreast of relevant laws, regulations, and legal developments in the field of catastrophic injury litigation.
  • Qualified Solicitor with an interest in defendant catastrophic injury claims and some experience in working on claimant or defendant personal injury or clinical negligence files.
  • Strong understanding of personal injury law, including relevant statutes, case law, and procedural rules.
  • Excellent litigation skills, with the ability to effectively advocate for clients in negotiations and court proceedings.
  • Proven track record of successfully defending complex injury claims.
  • Exceptional analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a keen attention to detail.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Commitment to upholding the highest standards of professionalism, ethics, and client service.
  • Competitive salary package with performance-based bonuses
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance and pension scheme
  • Opportunities for career development and advancement within a reputable firm
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment with a focus on work-life balance
How to Apply:

If you are a talented and ambitious Personal Injury Solicitor looking for an exciting new opportunity, with quality work, excellent work-life balance and a great remuneration package, then please apply now for immediate consideration or contact Alex Groom at CapeClarke Legal Recruitment on 07551 663708 or


CapeClarke is a niche legal recruitment consultancy operating in Leeds, Manchester, Sheffield, Newcastle and London.


CapeClarke is the coming together of lawyers from Addleshaw Goddard and Walker Morris. Having worked at Top 50 law firms, we understand the benefits and pressures of working for a successful commercial law firm. We also appreciate what drives a solicitor looking to make a progressive move in their legal career.

We offer a fresh, unbiased approach to legal recruitment - a drive to recruit the right people for the right firm; a commitment to cut through the ‘fluff’ and offer you an honest appraisal of your options; and a culmination of commercial awareness and actual industry experience.



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Leeds: 0113 238 5965

Manchester: 0161 3000 750

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