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Industrial Disease Solicitor

Position type: Permanent

Location: North West

Sector: Personal injury

Salary: £40,000 - £55,000

Skills: industrial disease

Experience: 5 - 6 years of experience required

Job Type: Full Time

Position Description

A reputable law firm is seeking an experienced Industrial Disease Solicitor to join their Blackburn office. This role offers a unique opportunity to handle a diverse and complex caseload, particularly focusing on military claims against the Ministry of Defence and industrial disease claims.

The successful candidate will take individual responsibility for managing a caseload of both pre-litigated and litigated military claims, as well as industrial disease claims.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manage a complex and high-value caseload of military claims against the Ministry of Defence, including Noise Induced Hearing Loss and other short and long tail industrial disease claims.
  • Handle all aspects of litigation, from initial client contact through to settlement or trial.
  • Conduct thorough legal research and analysis to support case strategies.
  • Draft and review legal documents, including pleadings, witness statements, and expert reports.
  • Liaise with clients, counsel, experts, and other third parties to progress cases effectively.
  • Attend court hearings, mediations, and other legal proceedings as required.
  • Provide high-quality legal advice and representation to clients.
  • Maintain accurate and detailed case records using the Proclaim case management system.
  • Collaborate with colleagues and contribute to the development and success of the department.
  • Approximately 4-5 years PQE in personal injury litigation, with a specific focus on military claims and industrial disease.
  • Strong knowledge of military claims and industrial disease claims processes and legislation.
  • Proficiency in using the Proclaim case management system is advantageous.
  • Excellent litigation and advocacy skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to manage a high-volume caseload independently and effectively.
  • Commitment to providing exceptional client service.
  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Hybrid working arrangements for a better work-life balance.
  • Comprehensive benefits package, including generous holiday allowance.
  • Opportunities for professional development and career progression.
  • Supportive and collaborative working environment.

This is an excellent opportunity for a skilled solicitor to join a dynamic team and make a significant impact in the field of industrial disease and military claims. If you have the required experience and are looking for a challenging yet rewarding role, we encourage you to apply.

To apply, please submit your details via the contact page, or contact Justine Stevens on LinkedIn

Job Benefits

The firm offers a competitive salary and a range of benefits including hybrid working.

Job Requirements

The ideal candidate will have 4-5 years PQE as an industrial disease solicitor. Experience of military claims is advantageous.

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