Catastrophic Injury Solicitor (NQ - 2 PQE)

Job Title: Catastrophic Injury Solicitor (NQ - 2 PQE)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £37,000 - £40,000
REF: 1457
Contact Name: Joseph Shenton
Contact Email:

A progressive and down-to-earth personal injury firm in South Manchester is looking to take on a junior Catastrophic Injury Solicitor.  

Working closely alongside a very well-respected partner and a highly experienced solicitor, you will assist on a wide range of serious injury claims, on behalf of families and individuals who have been affected by brain or spinal injury. 

As a result of its flexi-time system, the firm offers all of its staff a fantastic level of flexibility, allowing you to fit your work around your other commitments and enjoy a healthy work-life balance. 

If you’re an NQ solicitor or a personal injury solicitor with an interest in catastrophic injury work looking to get exposure to high-value matters and to develop your expertise, then this might be the role for you. 

Catastrophic Injury Solicitor - South Manchester  

The company & role 

  • A family-friendly specialist personal injury and clinical negligence firm with a solid strategy in place for future growth 

  • You will work as part of a specialist catastrophic injury team on a diverse range of cases  

  • As you develop your skills and expertise, you will move on to handling your own caseload of matters 

  • The firm has a vibrant team culture and an active calendar of social events 

  • It also has multiple professional accreditations and strong links to the brain injury charity, Headway UK 

  • Based in one of Greater Manchester’s most popular market towns with offices are close to local transport links, it has an excellent location. 

  • Commutable from Manchester, Altrincham, Warrington, Knutsford and Wilmslow 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Flexible working (flexi-time and home working) 

  • Bonus scheme 

  • Generous annual leave and the opportunity to earn extra days (plus Christmas closure) 

  • A relaxed working environment 

The ideal candidate 

  • An NQ Solicitor or a Catastrophic Injury Solicitor with up to 2 years PQE  

  • Will have experience of dealing with brain injury cases, although this is not essential 

  • Will have a real desire to specialise in catastrophic injury work 

  • Will have an empathetic nature and excellent client care skills 

  • Will be proficient in using the Proclaim case management system 

  • Will have good time management skills 

How to apply for this Catastrophic Injury Solicitor role  

If this sounds like the job for you, you can apply via this website by clicking ‘Apply’ above. Alternatively, to learn more about this opportunity or to register your interest, contact Joseph on 03300 245 606 or email   

Joseph is a Senior Consultant at Realm and specialises in the recruitment of personal injury lawyers. He works with solicitors and fee-earners at all levels matching them with personal injury firms across Manchester and the North West. If you are looking for a new personal injury job, Joseph is ready to help you find the right role.  

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