Solicitor – Brain and Spinal Injury Department

Job ID: JR6435413

Salary: £55000-£75000 per year

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Job Description:

James Ray are recruiting on behalf of an award-winning law firm with multiple offices throughout Yorkshire. The firm are now looking for a Solicitor to join their spinal injury department.

They’re flexible on location, but you must be able to commute to their Doncaster office twice a week and be willing to travel throughout Yorkshire and beyond as required for client needs and industry events.

What is expected of you?

In this role you will manage a caseload of brain injury cases from inception to resolution, providing high-quality and compassionate representation and support for clients, as well as taking a very active role in the marketing and development of the team.

What Will the role involve?

We are seeking an experienced Personal Injury Solicitor or Chartered Legal Executive with a specialised focus on Brain Injury cases. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of 10 years+ PQE with a proven track record of successfully handling brain injury cases.

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:

  • Additional leave
  • Company events
  • Company pension
  • Employee discount
  • Health & wellbeing programme
  • Sick pay
  • Work from home

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