Solicitor – Personal Injury ARD
Job Ref: 8038
Location: West Yorkshire
Contact Name: Vanessa Payne
Contact Tel: 01252 761444
Contact Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Due to the continuous growth of their PI department, our client is currently looking for a qualified Solicitor with around 2 – 5 years PQE to join their Asbestos Related Disease team in our Sheffield office.
Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. We also work with our clients and their families to ensure all of their rehabilitation needs are met. It’s a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down by injury.
This is an exciting opportunity to join an Asbestos Related Disease team based in Sheffield. The team has over 25 years of experience representing Victims’ of asbestos related diseases, operating as part of a highly successful specialist Asbestos national team to provide outstanding client care and achieve landmark case judgements.
As a fee earner within the team, you will play an integral role in the growth of the team. You’ll assist on the investigation and litigation on complex cases, working as part of a team to maximise client damages and optimise costs recover. In your role you will deliver an exceptional client experience and meet agreed performance targets. You will also be responsible for developing external relationships with nurses, other medical professionals and victim support groups to provide an exceptional client experience and generate new cases.
To be successful in this role you must;
* Have experience 2- 5 years Personal Injury litigation experience ideally in Asbestos Related Disease cases.
* Have an appetite for business development, able to build successful relationships with senior expert medical professionals and charities. Existing contacts in within the local area 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.
A competitive salary and benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan and death in service benefit.