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Solicitor (0662)

The Role

We have a fantastic opportunity for a Solicitor to join our Asbestos Related Disease team in our London office.

Our team has over 30 years of experience representing victims of asbestos related diseases, operating as part of a highly successful specialist asbestos national team to provide outstanding client care and achieve the best outcomes for our clients and their families. We have also successfully pursued many landmark legal case judgements.

The team deals purely with asbestos disease claims, mainly mesothelioma, with a high percentage of litigated cases being dealt with on an expedited basis in the High Court.  The work requires very strong technical skills.

Personal injury and illness can have a dramatic and sometimes life changing impact for the person affected and for those who are close to them. The personal injury teams at Irwin Mitchell don’t just deal with compensation claims. We also work with our clients and their families to ensure all of their rehabilitation needs, care needs and treatment programmes are met. It’s a unique, bespoke approach that really makes a difference to people whose lives have been turned upside down by injury.

As a member of the team, you will play an integral role in the growth of the team. You’ll lead the investigation and litigation on complex cases, working as part of a team to maximise client damages and optimise costs recovery.

To be successful in this role you must;

  • Have Personal Injury litigation experience ideally in Asbestos Related Disease or general disease cases but this is not essential
  • Be able to operate independently and as part of a team to deliver the best outcomes for our clients and develop other team members
  • Have excellent client care and inter-personal skills, operating with integrity and showing empathy and intuition.

 

The Benefits

In addition to your basic salary we have a competitive benefits package including pension, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, discounted gym memberships and season ticket loans.

Additional Information

As part of the Irwin Mitchell Group’s on-boarding process all successful applicants are required to complete the group’s employment screening process. This process helps to ensure that all new employees meet our standards in relation to honesty and integrity therefore protecting the interests of the Group, existing employees, clients, partners and other stakeholders.

The background checks made will establish your eligibility to work in the UK, and criminal record check and financial checks ­with a credit reference agency will also be undertaken.

The employment screening process will fully comply with Data Protection and other applicable laws.

Irwin Mitchell LLP is an equal opportunity employer.


 
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Location
London
40 Holborn Viaduct, London, United Kingdom, EC1N 2PZ
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  • Business Area:
    Personal Legal Services
  • Team:
    Work Place Injury
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
  • Vacancy Type:
    Permanent
  • :
    London
  • Salary:
    £55,000
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