Industrial Disease Solicitor

  • Location:

    Manchester, Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Legal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Adam Skelton

  • Contact email:

    adam.skelton@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req/558731

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2020-08-12

  • Start date:

    13/07/2020

If you have experience as an Industrial Disease Solicitor and are looking for your next career challenge, please get in touch today. We're pleased to be working with a successful company willing to pay £30,000 to £50,000 in Manchester.

The role:
As a full-time Solicitor with industrial disease experience, you'll handle a range of disputes regarding hearing loss, asbestos-related illnesses, respiratory diseases, work-related strain injuries and employers/public liability matters. The successful Manchester-based Industrial Disease Solicitor will be paid up to £50,000.

Your legal duties will include:
? Assessing and vetting potential new claims.
? Dealing with complex and non-routine cases.
? Ensuring cases progress by following the firm's plan and procedures.
? Reviewing documentation and evidence.
? Producing comprehensive documentation and ensuring compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct.

Happy to take on flexible working, you'll be expected to maximise your billings to achieve performance targets. You'll work independently and collaboratively with the inclusive team and be confident in dealing with complex legal issues and documentation.

What you need to offer:
You'll have a proven track record of advising on complex and varied industrial disease matters and previous ELPL department experience. You'll be able to take information from the client and form a clear view and exhibit commercial awareness. Tact, diplomacy, an eye for detail and excellent communication skills are essential. Also:
? Ability to organise workload.
? Previous experience with a case management system (ideally Proclaim).
? Experience of working in a paperless office.
? Resolving/escalating issues promptly.
? Track record in adhering to deadlines and exceeding targets.

If you have ambition and experience as an Industrial Disease Solicitor, please apply today. Rest assured, in this time of COVID-19, any interviews required will be online or via phone for your health and safety.

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