Defendant EL/PL Solicitor

Job Title: Defendant EL/PL Solicitor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Manchester
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000
REF: 646
Contact Name: Joseph Shenton
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In this Defendant EL/PL Solicitor role you will join a top 50, multi-service firm that boasts 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. You will work as part of an experienced, tight-knit team working on behalf of household name insurer clients to defend employers’ liability and public liability cases (EL/PL).


Defendant EL/PL Solicitor – Manchester

The company & role

  • A market leading team with a great, supportive culture and an emphasis on internal progression
  • The firm in question have recently won a series of awards and have achieved a number of impressive rankings recently
  • You will be part of a large team that represents a broad range of insurer and public sector clients
  • You will run a caseload of predominantly fast-track matters from end to end alongside a small amount of multi-track work
  • This role with have a solid amount of litigation involved and you will be solely responsible for the running of your matters


The ideal candidate

  • Personal Injury Solicitor with NQ - 4 years PQE
  • Personable and confident/articulate communicator
  • Confident handling EL,PL and OL matters
  • Comfortable running their own caseload of litigated personal injury claims
  • Experience of defendant work desirable but not essential


Added extras

  • Highly competitive pay
  • Exceptional culture, with massive emphasis placed on employee well-being and having a healthy work/life balance
  • 25 days holiday
  • Healthcare
  • Pension plan
  • Life insurance
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Optical and dental scheme

The next step

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