Employers Liability Lawyer

Recruiter
Express Solicitors
Location
Manchester
Salary
Competitive
Posted
08 Jun 2024
Closes
18 Jun 2024
Job Title
Lawyer
Category
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Title: Employers Liability Lawyer

Location: Sharston, M22 4HH

Salary: A basic salary up to 50,000 depending on experience. Along with a very generous commission scheme, paid monthly in arrears.

Job type: Full time, Permanent

Express Solicitors are currently ranked 80 out of more than 10,000 law firms in the UK and ranked in the top ten for the Best Law Firm to work for in the UK by Best Companies. We have a 5–star rated with Trust Pilot from over 5,500 reviews, which, coming from our clients, means a lot to us.

The Role:

We are currently looking for a lawyer to join our Employers Liability department. We would expect the successful candidates to be qualified or alternatively qualified by experience. Tenacity, ability, and enthusiasm are more important than qualification. The role will be to manage your own caseload of predominately pre and post issue fast track employer's liability cases.

For candidates we offer strong supervision channels, excellent training including away days, chance to join a highly ambitious and growing firm. We have high quality non–CMC work and a positive working environment. We also have a roof garden with table tennis, as an addition to our strong range of employee benefits, more details below.

Personal Specification:

  • Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload.
  • Genuine tenacity.
  • A focus on advancing cases to and through litigation to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
  • Ability to handle EL fast–track cases. Although predominately a non–portal caseload – the successful candidate must have experience of the portal.
  • Knowledge of the civil procedure rules, precedent, trends in litigation, and an ability and willingness to utilise the same to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing.
  • Knowledge of Proclaim case management system.
  • Demonstrable willingness to take the more difficult course and to ignore the easy option, to achieve the best possible outcome for our clients.

Salary, Hours & Benefits

  • A basic salary up to 50,000 depending on experience. Along with a very generous commission scheme, paid monthly in arrears
  • Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday–Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday. There is a degree of flexibility which can be discussed at interview.
  • 3/2 alternative working from home pattern staff after probation
  • 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days.
  • 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
  • Attending fee earner meetings and training sessions (every other month)
  • 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.

Next steps:

Interviews will be conducted by MS Teams and will include scenario–based questioning.

At Express Solicitors we rate skill and ability above all else and our recruitment policy encourages applications from all.

Our employees are our most important asset, we rate skill and ability above all else and our recruitment policy encourages applications from all.

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If this sounds exciting to you, then we would love to hear from you!

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Candidates with experience or relevant job titles of; Solicitor, Lawyer, Legal Advisor, Legal Counsel, Corporate Lawyer, Corporate Solicitor, Legal Executive, Employers Liability Lawyer, Employers Liability Law, Corporate Law may also be considered for this role.

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