Location Chesterfield
Discipline: Legal Recruitment and Legal Jobs
Job type: Permanent
Salary: ££35000 - £50000 per annum
Contact name: Rhys Spencer

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Job ref: BBBH14901_1683804384
Published: 26 days ago
Startdate: ASAP
Solicitor - Personal Injury
£35,000 to £50,000 Salary Bracket
Full Time, Permanent

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

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About the business:

Our client are a leading private legal practice, specialising in Personal Injury, Medical Negligence, Consumer Action Claims and Group Litigation Actions. As an established, reputable and highly regarded law firm, they offer their clients a range of expert legal services to obtain the compensation they deserve. Over the years, the firm has pioneered their clients rights to reparation and their employees career advancement.

The team of senior directors, management and lawyers are seasoned professionals with knowledge, enthusiasm and dedication. They offer a welcoming and friendly environment with excellent facilities, advanced training and development opportunities, and a competitive employee offering. As a successful candidate, you will be given the opportunity to work on high-quality, high-profile cases that are rewarding, lucrative and interesting.

If successful, you will perform the following role as a Solicitor in the Personal Injury Department:

* You will be responsible for the conduct of legal claims brought by claimants who have suffered personal injury due to the negligence of a third party
* You will be expected to maintain client communication, work toward key milestones and bring about the successful conclusion of our client's claim.
* Managing our client's expectations and keeping our client regularly informed of the claim's progression
* Preparing pre-action correspondence
* Collating/reviewing liability documentation
* Instructing Counsel for advice on liability and quantum
* Attending Conferences
* Taking witness statements
* Advising our client of potential special damages claims, and collating and reviewing special damages documentation
* Instructing medical experts and obtaining medical evidence in support of the claim
* Arranging treatment, rehabilitation and assistance
* Reviewing and making offers
* Preparing documents for the litigation process, such as Claim Forms, Particulars of Claim, Directions Questionnaires, Part 18 Requests, Applications and Listing Questionnaires
* Following Court Directions
* Preparing the claim for Trial
* Conducting litigation, advocacy and dispute resolution
* Attending Applications and Case Management Conferences
* Attending Trials

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

* 23 days holiday + bank holidays
* Birthday day off
* Bonus scheme
* Hybrid working (discretionary)
* Flexible working (discretionary)
* Pension scheme
* Employee referral scheme
* Company sick pay
* Free parking

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

* Excellent telephone manner
* Excellent writing skills
* Ability to research matters thoroughly
* Highly organised
* Hard-working
* Motivated
* Client management
* An understanding of personal injury litigation
* An understanding of the Pre-Action Protocols, CPR and litigation
* An understanding of Solicitor/Client retainers

How to apply:

If this Solicitor vacancy is of interest, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

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Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Solicitor vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.