RTA Team Leader


Salary: £33000-£40000 per year


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Job Description:

James Ray Recruitment are working with a Top 100 law firm currently looking for an experienced RTA litigator and Team Leader. This role will be to join their Road Traffic Accidents department, managing a caseload while supervising 3/5 junior fee earners. You will have access to both secretarial and paralegal support to help you maximise your fee earning.
The caseload will be from cradle to grave and you will deal with all stages from portal to trial. Therefore, you must be an experienced RTA Litigator (4 years plus,) who really knows the entire process. Cases will be majority fast track but there will also be some multi track work from high quality non-CMC sources.
They are looking for a pragmatic and tenacious individual, who has a keen eye for detail but is always aware of the larger picture. A keen litigator who can lead their team from the front.

Key Duties:

Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload from cradle to grave.

Genuine tenacity. Confidence in dealing with and using the CPR to win.

Excellent client care ability, with a passion for achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.

People management skills, able to offer strong supervision to juniors.

Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing.

Knowledge of Proclaim case management system.


A basic salary up to £40k, 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

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

Death in Service – 2 x salary

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

To Apply For This Role:

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

To Apply For This Role:

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