Serious Injury Solicitor


Salary: £52000-£65000 per year

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Job Description:

James Ray is recruiting on behalf of a top 100 UK law firm, known for being award-winning and an excellent place to work. The firm are now on the lookout for top talent to join their serious injury department. This is a rare opportunity for an experienced candidate to join a top-tier firm which provides high-quality work and great benefits.

Essential criteria:

A qualified Solicitor or Fellow of CILEx with a minimum of 8 Years Post Qualification Experience or can demonstrate equivalent experience to charge and recover Grade A rates.
Proven track record of dealing with serious injury claims; an experienced litigator with strong technical ability and practical knowledge of the court procedures.
Excellent communication skills to include negotiation and objection handling.
Accountable for achieving objectives in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining high standards of work quality and client care.
Competent working with a case management system and good knowledge of Excel and Word.
Good attention to detail and strong organisational skills.

Key Duties:

To handle a portfolio of claimant serious injury claims for clients and contribute to the general success of the department. The caseload is predominantly road traffic accident based and involves cases with complex technical issues and quantum.

To provide mentoring support to colleagues within the Serious Injury Team handling a portfolio of compensation claims. You will be an ambassador of the business, contributing to the department strategy and growth. The value of cases will range from £150k – £5m plus and is allocated dependant on skills and experience.

Delivering the following for your individual caseload and that of your client case team: You will be responsible for delivering excellent client care to our clients who have suffered from a traumatic and life changing event, on your individual cases and overseeing the team.
Motivate and lead the team ensuring clear objectives and KPI’s are followed, performance issues are actively managed and development plans are in place in accordance with company policy.
Instructions and meetings with a multi-disciplinary team of experts for example, medical experts, case managers, care experts, architects, forensic accountants, counsel.
Analysis of evidence and research of legal issues on liability, causation and quantum.
Drafting documents including statements, pleadings, schedules of loss.
Securing early interim payments and appropriate rehabilitation.
Optimising your client’s settlement.


Hybrid working

Employee assistance programme

Additional occupational sick pay

Life assurance 4 x salary

Healthcare cash plan

Income protection insurance

Bonus scheme

Long service bonus

Recognition fund


Time for me days

Holiday trade away

Long service holidays

Discounts on annual travel passes

Mentoring programme

To find out more, call our team on 01482 533656.

Please be assured all conversation are conducted within the strictest confidence.

Unfortunately, due to time restrictions we cannot respond to every applicant, if we haven’t contacted you within 10 working days please take it you have not been successful for this particular role, but your details will be kept on file and considered for all future vacancies.

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