EL Litigator

I have an exciting opportunity with a Manchester based Legal 500 peronal injury law firm for an experienced Employers Liability Litigator.

The successful candidate will be qualified or qualified by experience to join their Employers Liability department. 

The role will be to manage their own caseload of predominantly pre and post issue fast track employers liability cases a basic salary of £35,000 to £45,000 depending on experience.

Person Specification

• Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload.
• A focus on advancing cases to and through litigation to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
• Ability to handle EL fast track cases.

Although predominately a non-portal caseload – the successful candidate must have experience of the portal.
• Knowledge of the civil procedure rules, precedent, trends in litigation, and an ability and willingness to utilise the same to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
• Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing.
• Knowledge of Proclaim case management system.
• Demonstrable willingness to take the more difficult course and to ignore the easy option, to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

Salary, Hours & Benefits
• Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.

There is a degree of flexibility which can be discussed at interview.
• Hybrid working available after probation
• 23 days holiday a year.

If you would like to apply for this role, please forward an up to date copy of your CV to c.orrell@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Chris Orrell on 0161 914 7357 for an informal discussion.

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  • Location: Manchester,England
  • Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
  • Type: Permanent
  • Recruiter: Clayton legal
  • Posted: 22-Mar-2023
  • Posted on: careers4a.com