Solicitor - Serious Injury, Newcastle

Nicholas Howard Ltd
Newcastle Upon Tyne
16 May 2018
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting position now exists in the specialist field of Serious Injury for an ambitious Solicitor in Newcastle. Prior high quality experience in these areas of law is required together with a proven track record in high value litigation work and a desire to specialise in it.

Our client is a leading national private practice law firm with a number of offices around the UK dealing with specialist areas in commercial and private law. They have a strong reputation for providing the highest quality of work and excellent standards of client care.

As a Solicitor in the team, you will lead the investigation and litigation in a range of Serious Injury cases, working as part of a team to maximise client damages and optimise costs recover. You will also assist in developing external relationships across the North East to provide an exceptional client experience and generate new cases.

To be successful in this role you must;

  • Have experience of around 3-6 years Personal Injury litigation experience, ideally in Serious Injury cases involving brain injury, spinal injury and amputees.
  • Have a strong appetite for business development, able to build successful relationships with medical professionals. Existing contacts in the North East would be an advantage.
  • Be able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members.
  • Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.
  • The Benefits

    In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers.

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