Psychiatric Injury Fee Earner

Job ID: JR41pife

Salary: £28000-£45000 per year

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Job Description:

Award-winning Leeds Firm is looking for a Solicitor, Legal Executive or experienced Paralegal to join their busy and well established Psychiatric Injury department.

The department deals with a variety of psychiatric illness matters but are the specialists in the niche area of Stress at Work claims. The vacancy would be to manage an establish caseload of Stress at Work claims with the opportunity for future involvement with other psychiatric illness matters.

Key Duties:

  • Managing (under supervision) a caseload of complex and predominantly multi-track personal injury cases for psychiatric illness caused by stress at work;
  • Undertaking fee earning work and providing a profitable contribution to the Firm.

Essential Experience

  • Solicitor, Legal Executive or experienced Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years’ fee earning experience;
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience of dealing with and handling litigated personal injury cases in areas such as Industrial Disease and/or Clinical Negligence.

Desired Experience

  • Some experience in handling Employment Tribunal cases or good knowledge of employment law in consideration of the overlap between personal injury and employment in stress at work cases;
  • Experience in working with vulnerable clients/individuals;
  • Working knowledge of using the case management system Proclaim.


Key Competencies

  • Excellent customer service
  • Confident and polite telephone manner
  • Excellent time management
  • Ability to organise and prioritise work
  • Ability to cope well in a demanding environment
  • Analytical approach to reviewing information
  • Flexible attitude to work
  • Ability to work as part of a team


Competitive salary

Hybrid working

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