Solicitor – Brain and Spinal injury Department

Job ID: JR55SBID

Salary: £50000-£75000 per year

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Job Description:

James Ray are recruitment are recruiting on behalf an award-winning law firm listed in The Sunday Times Best Places to Work 2024. The firm are now looking for an experienced Personal Injury Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with a specialised focus on Brain Injury cases. The ideal candidate will have 7years+ PQE with a proven track record of successfully handling brain injury cases. They’re flexible on location and have offices in and around Leeds, York, Doncaster and Sheffield. However, you must be able to commute to their Doncaster office on a weekly basis and be willing to travel throughout Yorkshire and beyond as required for client needs and industry events.

Key Duties:

Manage brain injury cases from start to finish, providing top-tier legal support and compassion.

  • Collaborate with the team to prioritise client rehabilitation and early case management.
  • Maintain proactive communication with clients, families, and stakeholders for optimal outcomes.
  • Tailor case strategies to individual claim needs.
  • Coordinate comprehensive documentation and expert reports to tell each client’s story effectively.
  • Work closely with experienced counsel for the best client representation.
  • Utilise ADR methods for settlement maximisation while preparing cases for trial if necessary.
  • Ensure efficient cost management on every case.
  • Stay updated on relevant personal injury law developments, especially in brain injury.
  • Contribute significantly to team marketing and development efforts

Experience

You will have a strong understanding of the emotional, medical and legal aspects involved in cases of this nature.

  • Proven track record of successfully managing brain injury cases, from start to finish, including within court proceedings and Joint Settlement Meetings.
  • A passion for ensuring early and full rehabilitation.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, utilising a variety of methods, with the ability to patiently empathise with clients and effectively advocate on their behalf.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with meticulous attention to detail and the ability to formulate case strategies and tactics.
  • Acumen around issues of costs and disbursements
  • A commitment to upholding the highest standards of client care, professionalism, and ethics.
  • An interest in understanding and developing team systems and processes.
  • Experience and interest in marketing and business development in the area of brain injury

Benefits:

  • Qualifying earnings company pension scheme
  • Contractual sick pay for up to 5 weeks
  • Enhanced maternity payments
  • 12 weeks of statutory maternity leave
  • Recruitment bonus payments
  • Flexible working hours
  • Remote working available (role-dependent)
  • Perkbox membership
  • 5 weeks of annual leave plus bank holidays and company days (prorated)
  • Additional half-day holiday for Christmas and New Year’s Eve
  • Option to buy or sell annual leave
  • Group life assurance scheme
  • Group income protection
  • Group critical illness
  • Bupa Wellbeing Plan, including membership for up to 4 children

 

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