• Permanent
  • Wakefield
  • 55000

Job Title: Serious Injury Grade A Solicitor / Legal Executive
Company: One of the UK’s largest claimant Personal Injury (PI) law firms
Location: Wakefield / Hybrid Working
Salary: £55,000 – £70,000 per annum, plus performance-related annual bonus

Hybrid working model, providing greater flexibility and work-life balance
25 days of holiday, plus statutory holidays
Employer contributions to pension scheme at 7%
Private medical insurance
Access to Perkbox, our exclusive employee benefits and rewards platform

Job Description:
We are currently seeking a highly skilled and experienced Serious Injury Grade A Solicitor or Legal Executive to join a growing  dynamic team. This role will involve managing high-value claimant personal injury cases, each exceeding £1m in value. The successful candidate will be responsible for managing a caseload of no more than 30 files.
As a Grade A Solicitor or Legal Executive, you will play a pivotal role in providing unparalleled legal service to the firm’s clients, helping them navigate through the most difficult period of their lives with dignity and respect. This firm are proud of the compassionate and empathetic service they provide, and expect all members of the team to uphold these standards.

Effectively manage a caseload of high-value PI cases, including multi-track litigated cases
Provide comprehensive legal advice and guidance to clients who have suffered serious injuries
Lead and conduct in-depth case investigations to establish liability
Negotiate settlements on behalf of clients with insurance companies and third parties
Prepare and draft legal documents, including statements, pleadings, and schedules of loss
Liaise with medical professionals to understand the severity and long-term implications of injuries sustained
Guide clients through court proceedings, ensuring they understand the processes involved
Comply with all internal and external procedures and regulations (SRA)
Attend court hearings and represent clients when required
Stay up-to-date with the latest legislative changes and legal precedents relevant to PI law

Qualifications & Skills:
Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive with a minimum of 5 years PQE in personal injury law
Proven track record in handling complex, high-value personal injury claims
Excellent negotiation and communication skills
Exceptional attention to detail and strong organisational skills
Ability to manage a significant caseload effectively and meet deadlines
Excellent client care skills with the ability to handle sensitive situations with empathy and professionalism
Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team
Proficiency in using case management systems

If you have the drive and ambition to excel in this demanding yet rewarding role, we would love to hear from you. Apply now by clicking the link with a copy of your cv or contact Rob Addy for more information.


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