Legal Claims Manager

Job Title: Legal Claims Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Greater Manchester
Salary: £37,000 - £38,000
REF: 1953
Contact Name: Lucy Wickham
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An award-winning personal injury firm in South Manchester is looking to take on a Legal Claims Manager. You will be working alongside and managing a team of New Claims handlers as an initial point of contact for all new clients and carrying out triage of potential new claims. The role is an immediate start for the right candidate. 

Based in one of Greater Manchester’s most popular market towns with offices are close to local transport links, the firm has an excellent location. What’s more, as a result of its flexi-time system, you will be able to fit your work around your other commitments and enjoy a healthy work-life balance.  

This position would suit someone who already works in a similar role or a personal injury solicitor who wants a new challenge away from fee-earning.  

Legal Claims Manager - South Manchester   

The company & role  

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

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

  • Leading a small team, you will capture and assess claims that come into the business, allocate claims to fee-earners and manage clients’ initial experience and expectations  

  • You’ll also work in collaboration with the Head of Digital Marketing to design and inform effective marketing strategies  

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

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

Added extras and benefits   

  • Flexible working (flexi-time and home working)  

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

The ideal candidate  

  • A Legal Claims Manager with 2+ years’ experience or a personal injury solicitor/fee earner with 4+ years' PQE 

  • Will have excellent interpersonal and organisational skills  

  • Will have some experience working within the Personal Injury sector and/or claims handling would be preferable 

  • Some weekend work will be required. 

  • Will have the ability to meet strict deadlines. 

  • Will have strong leadership qualities  

  • Will be proficient in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel  

How to apply for this Legal Claims Manager 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 Lucy on 03300 245 606 or email

Lucy is an Associate Consultant at Realm and specialises in recruiting family solicitors across Yorkshire. She works with family departments at firms of all shapes and sizes in Leeds, York, Harrogate and Huddersfield. If you are looking for a new position, Lucy is ready to help you make a move. 

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