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Assistant Solicitor, Asbestos – Personal Injury

 
Driven by our recent successes in Personal Injury and as winners of the Personal Injury team of the year 2016, we are seeking to hire an Asbestos lawyer with over 4 years PQE relevant experience.
 
Working directly with a Partner, the role holder will be independently managing a claimant asbestos caseload to the highest standard, while dealing very sensitively and building trust and confidence with our clients. S/he would also be actively supporting with business development activities.
 
To be successful you must be able to demonstrate:-

- ability to independently run a complex asbestos disease caseload with minimum supervision, to a consistently high standard;
- in-depth understanding of the spectrum of law under Asbestos Related Diseases and a first rate technical ability within Industrial Disease;
- ability to deal sensitively with clients and commitment to excellent client care;
- good research, problem solving skills and IT skills along with being an effective communicator.

We would welcome applications from those who are passionate about delivering justice to people who have been suffering / lost loved ones because of asbestos exposure.
 
This is a permanent, full-time, position based in London.


To download the full job description, please click here.


To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 3 December 2017.

- A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your current salary details and applicable notice period.
- A copy of your up-to-date CV.
- The completed Application and Equality & Diversity 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.

Assistant Solicitor – Consumer Law and Product Safety

We are seeking to appoint a dynamic Assistant Solicitor (PQE 4-5 years), within our Consumer Law and Product Safety Department.
 
Working directly with a Partner the successful applicant will be involved in running their own case load, investigating and pursuing litigation and undertaking research and business development work. Much of the work will involve group litigation claims against large companies in the areas of consumer law and product liability.  Specifically, the work will involve representing clients who have had hip components that have failed prematurely.

To be successful you must be able to demonstrate:-
- Relevant legal experience in Personal Injury and / or Clinical Negligence; given the complexity of caseload it would ideally suit lawyers with up to 5 years of relevant post qualification experience.
- Ability to quickly learn new areas of law and develop new areas of work.
- Experience in, or, knowledge of consumer law, defective products, group claims/class actions would be highly advantageous.

It is not necessary for the application to have a background acting for claimants, however, s/he must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest to work for a leading UK claimant law firm and a passion to be a claimant lawyer.

This is a permanent, full-time, position based in London.

To download the full job description, please click here.


To apply, please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 3 December 2017.
- A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your current salary details and applicable notice period.
- A copy of your up-to-date CV.
- The completed Application and Equality & Diversity 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.