Serious Injury Lawyer

Full Time
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Start Date:
Tue, 06 Oct 2020 19:00:00
Thompsons Solicitors LLP
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Thompsons Solicitors are a law firm unlike any other. With nearly 100 years' experience of successfully representing clients of injury and mistreatment, we have the privilege of working with and supporting the Trade Union Movement and the people they represent.

By providing an inclusive environment, we ensure that individually and collectively we flourish to be the best we can be. We are recognised as one of the UK's leading teams by credible directories including The Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners, as well as being highly recommended in The Times' Best Law Firms 2019. We pride ourselves on being "the most experienced trade union, claimant and employment rights law firm in the UK", our friendly working environment and our excellent work/life balance.

The opportunity

We are looking for an experienced and skilled Lawyer to join our team of highly successful Serious Injury lawyers in Bristol office. You will be responsible for managing a mixed case load of lower value multi track case types and / or lower value disease cases or more complex non-portal Fast track work whilst working under supervision. The role will involve conducting and managing case load within our Serious Injury Team, including taking appropriate daily decisions involving considerable exercise of judgment, subject to supervision.

With a passion for blending your technical expertise with your outstanding communication and client care skills, you will take pride in delivering a first class legal service to our clients. Having the confidence and ability to take appropriate daily decisions on cases to ensure swift progression, will be key to your success. To ensure you thrive in the role, we will provide you with structured supervision, coaching and training as well as a nurturing environment, where you can grow and shape your career.

The role

As a qualified lawyer with at least 2 years' PQE, you will deal with all aspects of running a case from initial interview of client to trial, with an understanding of the issues involved in dealing with multi-track cases, such as costs and the litigation process.

You will have experience with Serious or Catastrophic Injury cases and also have experience running Personal Injury cases. The role requires excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients is essential. We require someone who is self-sufficient and thrives in a busy working environment. You will also be a team player and will enjoy engaging in marketing and business development opportunities.

A day in the life of a Lawyer is never the same, however a typical day may include carrying out relevant investigations, obtaining relevant documents, preparing witness statements; preparing for Conferences and Court hearings (CCMCs/Trials).


We recognise and reward high performance, with competitive salaries and an extensive benefits package including:

* Structured pay scales

* £4,000 car allowance

* Contributory pension scheme

* Permanent health insurance

* Flexible Working

* Life assurance

* 25 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)

* Employee Assistance Programme

* Enhanced maternity and paternity pay

* Cycle to work scheme

* Organised sports and social club

* Annual travel and parking loans

* Financial assistance for professional development

For more detailed information on our benefits, please visit our website.

We believe that attracting talent that reflects the diversity of the communities within which we live and work is a key part of our business, which is why we are an equal opportunities employer.

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