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  • Location:

    Bristol

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Contact:

    Abbie Lucas

  • Email:

    alucas@yolkrecruitment.com

  • Contact phone:

    +447458160616

  • Job ref:

    ALWPISOL

  • Published:

    13 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    11 November 2021

Litigation Solicitor

Work Place Injury

Bristol – Flexible working

The opportunity

This national law firm has a friendly and inclusive environment, they value each individual and work hard to support employees on a day to day basis to ensure they make a difference to clients and communities.

This role is ideally Bristol based but this firm has recently introduced a flexible by choice policy as they understand that the traditional hours of 9-5 do not suit everyone and so the team can provide flexible working options.


The team

This team deals with occupational disease claims, mostly asbestos related disease claims. Most cases within this team are litigated. You will be working alongside a highly regarded Partner who has over 25 years of experience handling mesothelioma and asbestos related disease claims.

This is an opportunity to be involved in managing a rewarding, diverse case load, by securing justice for clients. Given the nature of the work you will be responsible for providing high levels of client care by remaining calm and putting your clients needs at first.


This is what you will be doing:

  • Taking instructions from clients and give legal advice, including obtaining evidence and, where appropriate, pursuing litigation, to achieve appropriate resolutions for the clients.

  • Developing relationships with nurses, other medical professionals, and victim support groups to provide an exceptional client experience and generate new cases.

  • Manage own caseload, while also assisting the Partner and senior team members on high value cases.

  • Review cases and other relevant matters with supervisor to ensure quality legal advice is provided.

 

The experience you will bring to the team:

 

·         Solicitor or legal executive NQ – 3 PQE

  • Experience in Personal Injury multi-track litigation experience, ideally in asbestos claims(Solicitor or Legal Executive experience) but not essential.

  • Strong appetite for business development.

  • Proven experience of handling your own cases, including your own litigated cases.

  • A clear enthusiasm for this area of law and a commitment to securing the best outcomes for your clients whilst working under pressure.

  • Operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members.

  • An ability to work with empathy and integrity.

 

What you will get in return:

·         Competitive salary

  • 25 days annual leave, with the opportunity to buy additional leave

  • Two fundraising days in a year to give back to the community (fully paid!)

  • Westfield Health membership

  • Discounted leisure and travel

  • Refunds on medical services

  • Flexible by choice scheme

  • Bonus scheme

  • Increased maternity leave and adoption leave

  • Wellbeing services

  • Opportunity to work with internal wellbeing services such as Diversity Group

  • Cycle to work

  • Online shopping portal

 

Are you up for the challenge?

If you are looking to pursue the next step in your career with a highly regarded law firm, we encourage you to apply by contacting Abbie Lucas on 07458 160 616 or alternatively send your CV to alucas@yolkrecruitment.com.

Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.


*Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying - then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.