EL / PL Solicitor

William James Recruitment
GBP 60,000 - 80,000
Job description

Job Description

We are pleased to present this unique opportunity to join a leading Legal 500 Law Firm based in Birmingham.

EL / PL Solicitor – Birmingham – up to £40,000 + Excellent Benefits Package – Generous Bonus Scheme

The Role

Superb opportunity to join an award-winning leading law firm that offers specialist quality legal advice to a broad range of Private Insurance Clients.

The firm is recognised across the UK for its outstanding client care and high-quality lawyers.

Due to the development and expansion of the firm’s Casualty Team, it is now seeking to appoint a Solicitor to work alongside its existing Casualty Team dealing with Employers and Public Liability claims.

The role will involve handling a varied complex EL/PL litigated caseload; including dealing with interlocutory proceedings, CMCs and client meetings.

The ideal candidate will have experience of defending litigated claims with excellent knowledge of the CPR and litigation. There is a steady flow of new instructions from existing clients and the firm is seeking a motivated, technically strong lawyer with ambition, who can develop relationships and provide an exceptional level of service to its clients.

The Candidate

  • A 0-2 year PQE solicitor, preferably with experience of defending litigated claims
  • Willingness to present cases in court
  • Excellent knowledge of the CRP and litigation
  • Ability to influence a broad range of people including key decision makers
  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines and targets
  • Ability to work as part of a team or on own initiative
  • High standard of verbal and numerical reasoning
  • The ability to analyse, evaluate and communicate information logically is key together with proficient IT skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Professional and effective communication with team members and contacts.

The Benefits & How to Apply

  • COMPETITIVE BASIC SALARY – up to £40k dependent on experience
  • Superb working environment, with a City Centre working office with the offer of agile and hybrid ways of working
  • 28 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays
  • Healthcare cover/Medicash
  • Pension Plan
  • Life Insurance – 4x annual salary
  • Interest-free travel loan scheme
  • Employee Assistance Programme including counselling, legal and consumer advice service
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Discounted dental scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Offers and discounts
  • Accessible to public transport (transport links to both train and bus routes).

Apply in the strictest of confidence online and or via telephone – there is no need for a CV for an initial conversation.

Contact Danielle Lawton Retained Consultant

Direct Dial: Office Number 0161 826 3140 Mobile: 0737 602 8332

More About William James Recruitment

William James Recruitment is the number one recruitment partner to law firms in the UK & internationally. We work with a variety of top-tier clients including a range of Legal 500 firms.

Founded in 2009 by CEO Paul Wingfield, we are not your average recruiter, we build long-term relationships and work with an extensive network of the best law firms, lawyers and support staff.

If you're looking for full-service recruitment, unparalleled legal expertise, and a qualified team at your disposal, think William James Recruitment.

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