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Personal Injury Lawyer

  • Location

    England

  • Sector:

    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Legal

  • Job type:

    Locum

  • Salary:

    £27 - £35.80 per hour

  • Consultant:

    India Langman

  • Email:

    india.langman@sellickpartnership.co.uk

  • Reference:

    90877922_1656697111

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    11 months

  • Expiry date:

    2022-07-31

  • Start date:

    ASAP

  • Consultant:

    ConsultantDrop

Litigation Lawyer - Central Government

As a Personal Injury Lawyer you will be working within Central Government which is dedicated to its clients and supportive of its team members. You will work within the Personal Injury team to assist in a busy caseload of Personal Injury Claims. These claims will consist of fast-track and multi-track claims, as well as litigation, and will consist of all aspects of the case from pre-action stage up to and including appeals.

Key responsibilities of the Personal Injury Lawyer

  • Managing a caseload of private law claims, including Personal Injury claims
  • Use a process of analysis, planning, scheduling, prioritising, action, quality, monitoring and review.
  • Giving early warning to those affected by changing priorities.
  • Has up-to-the-minute case files readily available.
  • Displays an understanding of the context which the Government Legal Department operates in.
  • Is capable of formulating robust litigation strategies and ensuring compliance with established strategies in group work.

Required skills and experience of the Personal Injury Lawyer

  • Qualified Solicitor or Barrister
  • Strong private law/personal injury litigation experience are essential
  • Good drafting and written skills are essential
  • Ability to meet time and billing targets is essential
  • Experience in managing a busy civil litigation caseload is essential
  • 3 years Post Qualifying Experience is desirable
  • Experience in personal injury defendant work is desirable
  • Likely extension of your 11 month contract

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established Central Government Team that prides itself in the first class service it offers its clients.

If you believe you have strong organisational and legal analytical skills, and you believe you would be able to produce high quality work to tight deadlines, please apply now, or contact India Langman at Sellick Partnership.

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