Lawyer - Serious Injuries
- Thompsons Solicitors
- £38,243 - £45,423 (Plus £4,000 Car Allowance)
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Vacancy: Lawyer (Serious Injuries) Office: Nottingham Salary : £38,243 - £45,423 (Plus £4,000 Car Allowance) Closing date for applicants: 27 July 2021 Contract: Permanent Thompsons Solicitors are a law firm unlike any other. With 100 years' experience of successfully representing clients of injury and mistreatment, we have the privilege of working with and supporting the Trade Union movement and the people they represent. We provide an inclusive environment which enables us individually and collectively to be the best we can be. We are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by credible directories including The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as well as being commended in The Times' Best Law Firms 2021 for our work in employment, personal injury and clinical negligence. We pride ourselves on being "the most experienced trade union, claimant and employment rights law firm in the UK". We offer a friendly working environment, excellent benefits and are committed to agile working and continuous improvement. The opportunity We are looking for an experienced and skilled Grade A Solicitor or FILEX to join our team of highly successful Serious/Catastrophic Injury lawyers in our Nottingham office. You will predominantly work with the team on cases of the highest value but, may also manage a small case load of multi-track cases, whilst working under supervision. With a passion for blending your technical expertise with your outstanding communication and client care skills, you will take pride in delivering a first class legal service to our clients. Having the confidence and ability to take appropriate daily decisions on cases to ensure swift progression, will be key to your success. To ensure you thrive in the role, we will provide you with structured supervision, coaching and training as well as a nurturing environment, where you can grow and shape your career. The role The ideal candidate will be 8 years PQE with at least 8 years litigation experience or running personal injury cases particularly those of multi-track value. Experience of running high value Serious Injury cases is desirable but, not essential. The role requires excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients is essential. We require someone who is self-sufficient and thrives in a busy working environment. You will also be a team player and will enjoy engaging in marketing and business development opportunities. A day in the life of a Lawyer is never the same, however a typical day may include carrying out relevant investigations, obtaining relevant documents, preparing witness statements; preparing for Conferences and Court hearings (CCMCs/Trials). Benefits We recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including: Structured pay scales £4,000 car allowance Contributory pension scheme Permanent health insurance Flexible Working Life assurance 25 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays) Agile working including remote working Employee Assistance Programme Enhanced maternity and paternity pay Cycle to work scheme Organised sports and social club Annual travel and parking loans Financial assistance for professional development For more detailed information on our benefits, please visit our website. We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which we live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer.