Personal Injury Solicitor

Recruiter
Fresh Recruits
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
10 Oct 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: Personal Injury Solicitor (1 to 6 years PQE)
Department: Serious Injury Team (Claimant)
Location: Primarily based in London City but need the flexibility to work from the Southampton office when required.
Salary: DOE
Hours: Full time (Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm)

We are looking for accomplished solicitors with proven experience of working in serious injury cases from start to finish and conduct of proceedings.

Overview:

Our client’s Serious Injury Team is one of the top personal injury departments in the country, specialising in acting for those who have suffered serious injury. They are currently recruiting for a solicitor to work primarily based in London but need the flexibility to work from the Southampton office when required.

You will need to have excellent team working skills as you will be working as part of a partner led team. Candidates should have a passion for the work, be able to engage effectively with clients in an empathetic manner. Client contact and an ability to meet and understand their difficulties and find timely solutions is a key part of the role.

To be a fee earner who manages work with minimum supervision and meets fee income targets and works profitably, and who assists with:

* coaching and mentoring of junior staff
* business development and marketing

Key accountabilities:

* Efficiently and effectively completes matters
* Provides excellent client service
* Generates potential new work and assists others in so doing
* Attends professional networking functions,

Person specification:

* Qualified solicitor with minimum of 4 years PQE in Serious Injury
* Excellent IT skills
* Ability and willingness to provide excellent client service
* Business development skills
* Ability to coach and mentor junior staff

Client Ref: 8827

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