• Personal Injury Solicitor

    Job Locations UK-London
    Job ID
    2018-1325
    Department
    Personal Injury
    Type
    Permanent Full-Time
    Salary
    Dependent on experience
  • About the Role

    Our PI practice handle an impressive breadth of claims, including industrial disease cases, cycling accidents and equine matters. We have notable expertise in chronic pain and fatal accidents as well as catastrophic injuries, with a focus on brain and spinal injuries.

     

    We are seeking a Solicitor or Legal Executive to work alongside Partner Richard Brooks to undertake a varied case load of multi-track claimant Personal injury work. The team also deal with a large number or clients within the horseracing industry so this role would suit someone with an interest in the racing and bloodstock industry.

     

    Duties will include: 

    • Assisting the Partner and independently managing a caseload of claimant Personal Injury files, under supervision, dealing effectively with mid – high value multi track cases and transactions. Claims will be varied including orthopaedic, chronic pain and catastrophic injury
    • Manage time recording, WIP monitoring and billing consistently, meeting targets and objectives set
    • Deal directly with client to take instructions and ensures full understanding in order to deliver on client expectations
    • Research and draft article and assists with the production of marketing materials
    • Begin to develop a network of clients, contacts and potential referrers and attends networking events
    • Encourage juniors/ trainees and give feedback to assist their learning, effectively delegating tasks where appropriate
    • Understand, learn and apply all business processes applicable to own work learning new processes as required

     

     

    About You

    Skills & Experience:

    • Qualified Solicitor or Legal Executive- Essential
    • Post-qualified experience within mutli-track claimant Personal Injury area of law- Essential
    • Interest in the Racing & bloodstock Sector - Desirable
    • Ability to manage own files with minimal supervision.
    • Strong client management skills with a focus on delivery of excellent client service.
    • Organised and able to effectively prioritise.

    Core Behaviours:

    • Positive Attitude to Work- Approaches work with positivity and energy and thrives in a busy environment.
    • Effective Communicator- Clearly conveys information and ideas through the relevant media. Speaks in Plain English.
    • Self Aware- Recognises personal strengths and weaknesses and uses that knowledge to interact positively with others. Maintains a professional impression.
    • Team Player- Actively participates as a member of a team. Develops and maintains relationships with others.
    • Resilient- Functions effectively under pressure and handles difficult circumstances in a manner that is acceptable to others and Royds Withy King.
    • Open to Change- Receptive to new ways of working with the ability to be flexible in approaching tasks and problems.

    About Us

    Royds Withy King is a UK Top 100 law firm with robust commercial, private client, personal injury and clinical negligence practices. It has the combined expertise of over 500 staff across offices in Bath, London, Oxford and Wiltshire and is a founding member of the international network of independent law firms, Interleges.

     

    Royds Withy King uses its experience to put clients ahead of the curve and places client relationships at the heart of everything it does. Royds Withy King achieved eight top tier rankings in The Legal 500 2017 and 39 lawyers were ranked as ‘Leaders in their Field’ in Chambers & Partners UK 2018, both leading guides to the law.


    The firm is proud to be ranked for the last five years as a Sunday Times 100 Best Company to Work for. Royds Withy King also received a three star ‘extraordinary’ accreditation from Best Companies in 2017 – one of just six UK law firms to have done so.

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