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  • Forensic Accountant – London / Manchester, Ref: FA/LD/Sept16

    Leigh Day a specialist, award winning law firm operating across clinical negligence, personal injury, product liability, human rights, international, employment and discrimination is seeking to recruit a senior Forensic Accountant. This role will primarily support our highly acclaimed Clinical Negligence   and Personal Injury Departments. To learn more about Leigh Day please visit our website https://www.leighday.co.uk/About-us
     
    This is an exciting role which provides the partnership with professional, independent advice in running complex damage claims. The role will assist with schedules of loss and damage in large and complex cases up to tens of millions. It will assist with preparing and reviewing quantum witness statements and attend court to assist during quantum hearings. It will also provide assistance in the post settlement period with advice on selecting investment managers, setting up PI Trusts etc.
     
    The successful candidate must be ACA/ACCA qualified and possess a strong commitment to Leigh Day’s ethos. Previous forensic experience in personal injury or clinical negligence will be advantageous. S/he must have excellent analytical skills and ability to manage and deal with multiple stake holders including clients, experts and fee-earners.  This role will be highly suitable to someone who is within an Accountancy / Forensic practice but looking for part-time and / or flexible working opportunities and open to moving in-house. 

    To download the job description, please click on this link.
    Start date:                       ASAP
    Contract:                         Permanent
    Salary:                            Competitive
    Location:                         London or Manchester
    Closing Date:                  09 October 2016
     
    To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 09 October 2016.  
    Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.
     
    Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request. 
  • IT Service Desk Analyst - Business Services Department, Ref: DA/BS/JH/SEP16

    Leigh Day is seeking to hire an experienced dynamic & energetic IT Service Desk Analyst.
     
    This is the ideal role for a highly organised and motivated professional, looking to secure a career within a high profile law firm with an unrivalled reputation for taking on many ground breaking cases, against powerful commercial organisations, national government authorities and bodies. Our work and cases we represent are regularly featured / covered on leading news channels. Over the years we have won numerous awards, accolades and have consistently ranked annually in the top tiers of both Chambers and Legal 500 client guides. To learn more about Leigh Day visit http://www.leighday.co.uk/About-us
     
    The service desk is a close-knit team of 3. It plays a vital role in providing support of crucial systems and applications, to the Firm’s 370 (and growing!) staff members across all levels (junior assistants to Partners).   You will also be involved in project work and take ownership of key systems and tasks.
     
    The successful candidate must have previous demonstrable experience of working in an IT Service Desk role and of using service desk software to log and report on calls. S/he will have proven experience of supporting end users over the phone and email and familiarity with the following associated technologies or platforms:
    • Windows 7/8.1/10, HP fat and thin client PCs, Avaya IP Phones, Polycom conference phones, HP Switches
    • Server 2008/2012 R2, Active Directory, PaperCut FMP, Airwatch MDM, VMware, comprehensive troubleshooting & fault finding
    • Microsoft Office 2010 and Exchange 2016
    S/he must have demonstrable experience of working in a very busy, fast paced environment and providing support to users across all levels. It will ideally suit a dynamic, enterprising individual who genuinely enjoys solving IT issues for colleagues.

    To download the job description, please click here
     
    Closing Date:     11 October 2016 (Tuesday)
    Contract:            Permanent
    Location:            London
    Salary:               Competitive
     
    To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 11 October 2016
    • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your current salary details and salary expectations, as well as your applicable notice period,
    • A copy of your up-to-date CV,
    • The completed application form and Equality and Diversity form (to download the application form, please click here).
     
    Unfortunately failure to return all the above requested documents will result in your application not being considered.
     
    Leigh Day is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request

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