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Newly Qualified Solicitor Personal Injury

Express Solicitors

Wythenshawe

Permanent

£33000 - £36000/annum

M224HH

Posted: 08/06/2024

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Job Title: Personal Injury Newly Qualified Solicitor

Location: Sharston, M22 4HH

Salary: Newly qualified rate is £33,000 per annum rising to £36,000 after 6 months. We can be flexible on salary for candidates with pre-qualification experience

Job type: Full time, Permanent

Personal Injury New Qualified Solicitor:

Express Solicitors are currently ranked 80 out of more than 10,000 law firms in the UK and ranked in the top ten for the Best Law Firm to work for in the UK by Best Companies. We have a 5-star ranking with Trust Pilot from over 5,500 reviews, which, coming from our clients, means a lot to us.

About Us:

Established in 2000, Express Solicitors is an award-winning law firm that deals in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence claims. Based in Manchester, we serve clients nationwide. We are proud of the work we do helping injured people, and this is our core business.

No doubt at Express Solicitors we rate skill and ability above all else and our recruitment policy encourages applications from all.

About the Role:

We are currently looking for a newly qualified solicitors to join RTA, EL and OL/PL departments.

You will be handling a diverse caseload to include some pre and post litigation claims from cradle to grave. Tenacity, ability, and enthusiasm are more important than qualification.

We have high quality non-CMC sources for all our work, ensuring that our lawyers only deal with genuine cases.

For candidates we offer strong supervision channels, excellent training including away days, chance to join a highly ambitious and growing firm.

We offer a generous commission structure, where all our lawyer, get a percentage of every case they win. With no hurdles, and no caps, you are rewarded for the success of every case you bring to completion.

Personal Specification:

At least six months experience within the Personal Injury sector
Exceptional client care and quality control skills
Experience with initial client inception (including risk assessments, setting up the file and relevant paperwork)
Previous exposure to providing client advice
The ability to handle a caseload with supervision
Previous exposure to providing client advice, instructing experts, analysing reports and valuations advantageous
Ideally you will have drafted particulars for service, prepared quantum evidence, schedules of loss, instructed counsel, drafted witness statement and replies
Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload
A focus on advancing cases to and through litigation to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients
Knowledge of the civil procedure rules, precedent, trends in litigation, and an ability and willingness to utilise the same to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients
Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing
Knowledge of Proclaim case management systemSalary & Working Hours:

Newly qualified rate is £33,000 rising to £36,000 after 6 months. We can be flexible on salary for candidates with pre-qualification experience.

Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.

Benefits:

3/2 alternative working from home pattern staff after probation.
23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days
3 holiday buy backs per year after one year of service
Extra day's holiday for your birthday after two years' service
Private medical insurance available after two years' service
Death in Service
Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget.
Active training culture and various groups and events such as Diversity & Inclusion.
Netball / Football team, 10km Manchester team and more
Enhanced Maternity Leave payment if you have over 1 year tenure
Other benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jabNext steps:

If this sounds exciting to you, then we would love to hear from you!

Please click on the APPLY button to submit your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Trainee Solicitor, NQ Solicitor, Lawyer, Graduate Lawyer, Legal Support, Legal Executive, Law Graduate, Litigation Solicitor, Person Injury Solicitor, Personal Injury Claims Assistant, Person Injury, may also be considered for this role

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