Job description


Solicitor/Paralegal (0550)

The Role

We are currently looking for a qualified Solicitor with around 0-3 years PQE to join our Military team in our Manchester office. We will also accept applications from experienced Paralegals.

The Role

Irwin Mitchell is one of the few firms to offer a rare opportunity to specialise in this high profile, and deeply rewarding area of personal injury law.  This opportunity presents the opportunity to develop expertise and build a reputation in a growing area of law.

The successful candidate will assist the National Head of Military Injury Claims team on her cases but will have also manage their own cases.

Candidates must have an interest in specialising within Military claims along with a clean driving licence as you will be required to travel to meet clients across the UK.

Candidates will be expected to have excellent analytical, organisational and communication skills. The successful candidate will be committed to teamwork, take a very thorough approach to documenting their work, have the ability to use their own initiative and undertake the requirements of the role with the minimum amount of supervision. This position would suit a motivated individual with intelligence, ambition, lateral thinking and sound judgment skills.

The role will have a strong Business Development element. We are a successful team and working in an office that has had accelerated growth and is expanding.

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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One St Peter's Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, United Kingdom, M2 3AF
  • Business Area:
    Personal Legal Services
  • Team:
    Serious Injury
  • Working Hours:
    Full Time
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