Defendant EL/PL Solicitor

Job Title: Defendant EL/PL Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Liverpool
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000
REF: 1404
Contact Name: Joseph Shenton
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In this Defendant EL/PL Solicitor role you will join a top 50, multi-service firm with an excellent reputation nationwide. They have been recognised as one of the country’s leading employers and place a massive emphasis on employee well-being and development.  

In this role, you’ll work as part of a tight-knit, market-leading team and run a caseload of fast-track and multi-track defendant personal injury matters. 

The firm offer flexible working and home working to all of their lawyers, so this is a great opportunity if you are looking to improve your work-life balance. 

Defendant EL/PL Solicitor - Liverpool 

The company & role 

  • leading Legal 500 law firm with an excellent reputation 

  • In this role, you'll join a large team that represents a broad range of insurer and public sector clients  

  • There will be a solid amount of litigation involved as you manage a caseload of employers' liability and public liability claims, including claims on behalf of local authorities 

  • Primarily the cases you deal with will be fast-track matters, but you will also handle a small amount of multi-track work 

  • You will have excellent opportunities for learning and development and there will be the chance to progress later down the line 

  • Commutable from Liverpool, The Wirral, Southport, Warrington and Chester 

 Added extras and benefits  

  • Very competitive pay  

  • Flexible working and home working  

  • Genuine progression prospects 

  • 25 days holiday 

  • A fantastic benefits package including private healthcare, life assurance and discounted gym membership 

The ideal candidate 

  • Personal Injury Solicitor or ILEX with at least 2 years’ PQE 

  • A personable and articulate communicator 

  • Will be confident handling their own caseload of litigated EL, PL and OL matters 

  • May have experience of defendant work but this is not essential 

  • Will be well organised and have excellent time-management skills 

How to apply for this Defendant EL PL 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 clinical negligence and 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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