Employers Liability and Public Liability Solicitor


Salary: £33000-£60000 per year


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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are recruiting on behalf of an award winning firm who are ranked in the Top 200 law firms in the UK and are also Legal 500 recognised. Due to their continued growth and expansion, they’re looking for experienced lawyer Employers Liability department.

The firm would expect the successful candidates to be qualified or alternatively qualified by experience. Tenacity, ability and enthusiasm are more important than qualification. The role will be to manage your own caseload of predominately pre and post issue fast track and multi track EL and PL claims.

Key Duties:

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


  • A basic salary up to £45,000 depending on experience. Along with a very generous commission scheme, paid monthly in arrears.
  • 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.
  • 3/2 alternative working from home pattern staff after probation
  • 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days (3 days reserved for Christmas closure of the office)
  • 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service
  • Extra day’s holiday for your birthday after 2 years’ service.
  • Private medical insurance available after 2 years’ service
  • Attending fee earner meetings and training sessions (every other month)
  • Death in Service – 2 x salary

To Apply For This Role:

Email your CV and cover letter to admin@jamesrayrec.com