Newly Qualified Personal Injury Solicitor

Job ID: JR12NQPIS19424

Salary: £33000-£36000 per year


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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment is delighted to be working with a prestigious law firm. We are recruiting a newly qualified Personal Injury Solicitor on behalf of our client based in Manchester. They are currently looking for a solicitor to join their Personal Injury department.

Key Duties:

  • At least six months experience within the Personal Injury sector.
  • Exceptional client care and quality control skills.
  • Experience with initial client inception (including risk assessments, setting up the file and relevant paperwork).
  • Previous exposure to providing client advice.
  • The ability to handle a caseload with supervision.
  • Previous exposure to providing client advice, instructing experts, analysing reports and valuations advantageous.
  • Ideally you will have drafted particulars for service, prepared quantum evidence, schedules of loss, instructed counsel, drafted witness statement and replies.
  • 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.
  • 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.


  • Newly qualified rate is £33,000 rising to £36,000 after 6 months. We can be flexible for candidates with pre-qualification experience.
  • Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.
  • 3/2 alternative working from home pattern staff after probation.
  • 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days
  • 3 holiday buy backs per year after one year of service
  • Extra day’s holiday for your birthday after two years’ service
  • Private medical insurance available after two years’ service
  • Death in Service
  • Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget.
  • Active training culture and various groups and events such as Diversity & Inclusion.
  • Netball / Football team, 10km Manchester team and more
  • Enhanced Maternity Leave payment if you have over 1 year tenure
  • Other benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jab.

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