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Personal Injury Solicitor EL/PL

Bydand Recruitment Group
£40,000 - £50,000
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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Vacancy Type
Solicitors, Private Practice
Experience Level
Junior Level, Mid Level
Full Time
Practice Areas
Personal Injury
Newly Qualified, 1-3 Years, 4-6 Years

Job Details

Casualty EL/PL Solicitor – Excellent academic record - £40,000 - £50,000
Personal Injury Casualty EL/PL Solicitor - Manchester
Personal Injury Solicitor – EL/PL - Manchester – The leading healthcare team of this national top tier firm is looking to hire an experienced employers liability / public liability solicitor to defend cases on behalf of public and private healthcare clients. Defendant EL/PL experience is preferred though claimant experience will be considered.
  • Job Title: Associate
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: to £40,000 – £50,000
  • Work pattern - hybrid: 3 days working from home
  • Reports to: Partner
  • Expertise: 0-5 PQE solicitor with strong academic background and ideally proven EL/PL experience from a defendant perspective. Claimant EL/PL experience will also be considered.
Nature of the role
The role involves acting for various healthcare clients of the firm, particularly primary healthcare trusts and hospital trusts to defend a range of matters. Cases may vary from straightforward slips ‘n’ trips to more complex matters including accidents at work including crush injuries and accidents with needles.
You will grow your own caseload of fast track and multi track EL/PL work whilst assisting on technical and on complex matters. Because of the nature of the client base, no two cases are every the same. Expect challenging work and the type of cases you’ll be unable to find elsewhere.
Day-to-day responsibilities
The successful candidate will grow their own caseload and be responsible for all aspects of a given matter including:
  • Interviewing witnesses and drafting witness statements
  • Instructing experts as well as counsel where appropriate
  • Attending CMCs, application hearings and JSMs etc
  • Negotiating settlements.
  • Conferences with Counsel.
  • Preparing for and attending trials and mediations.
Client secondment and other opportunities with the role
The position also offers the opportunity to be seconded to a client hospital or trust and work closely with the in-house legal team. Furthermore, you will also be afforded the opportunity to work on more complex matters with more experienced colleagues.
The team also spends a good portion of time on client training and general business development in which all members of the team are encouraged to participate. You will also be encouraged to mentor and help train less experienced staff including Paralegals and Litigation Executives.
Next steps
If you are interested in finding out more, please don’t hesitate to apply or contact us for a confidential discussion.


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Company info
0161 817 8081
76 King Street
Greater Manchester
M2 4NH
United Kingdom

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