Defendant Serious Injury Lawyer

Job Title: Defendant Serious Injury Lawyer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Coventry
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
REF: 1213
Contact Name: Joseph Shenton
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In this Defendant Serious Injury Lawyer role, you will join one of the UK’s leading insurance firms at their office in Coventry. 

As part of the firm’s complex injury claims team, you will assist a senior lawyer on complex and high-value catastrophic injury claims.  

You will be able to work flexibly and will have the chance to learn and develop your career as you work alongside leading lawyers within the sector.  

Defendant Serious Injury Lawyer - Coventry 

The company & role 

  • A national firm with a truly excellent reputation within the insurance market 

  • In this role, you will assist a lead lawyer on complex, high-value multi-track and serious injury claims such as EL/PL and RTA cases involving brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputation 

  • You may also be required to participate in marketing and business development activity to enhance and develop the firm’s profile 

  • The firm are known for supporting and developing their staff and deliver structured technical training to help their lawyers reach their full potential 

  • They are a Disability Confident Employer and also support several charities 

  • Commutable from Coventry, Birmingham, Royal Leamington Spa, Rugby and Nuneaton 

Added extras and benefits  

  • Unrivalled flexibility 

  • Home working 

  • An excellent benefits package including private medical insurance, critical illness cover, childcare vouchers, Cycle2Work scheme and corporate perks 

  • Generous annual leave 

  • Genuine progression prospects 

The ideal candidate 

  • A qualified Defendant Serious Injury Lawyer (CILEx) with 2+ years’ experience handling large loss claims 

  • Will have experience of dealing with cases involving complex medical issues and high-value claims in excess of £1 million 

  • Will have excellent interpersonal and client care skills 

  • Will have exceptional attention to detail 

  • Will be able to remain calm under pressure and able to delegate when required 

  • Will be an articulate communicator with good telephone advocacy skills 

How to apply for this Defendant Serious Injury Lawyer 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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