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Assistant Solicitor 4-6 Years PQE

Consumer Law and Product Safety Department

Reference: AS/CLPS/BM/SEP21

Location: London

Role type: Permanent, Full-time

Salary: Competitive + benefits

Deadline: 3 October 2021, 23:00:00

Assistant Solicitor 4-6 Years PQE - London
Permanent, full time
Salary dependent on PQE, plus benefits
Role Reference - AS/CL+PS/BM/SEP21

About Leigh Day
We are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. We’re not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the team
Our Product Safety & Consumer Law team represent clients with compensation claims for personal injury and losses incurred due to faulty or defective products, particularly medical devices and consumer goods. The team are currently working on the high-profile cases taking action against Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen on behalf of UK drivers over alleged emissions 'cheat devices’.

About the role
We have an opportunity for an Assistant Solicitor with 4-6 years PQE to join the team to support our claimants and lawyers with managing our complex consumer law cases and developing new matters, with the primary focus being with our Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen emissions cases.

Application Process

Please return the following documents to jobs@leighday.co.uk by 03 October 2021:

• A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, your salary expectations and applicable notice period.
• A copy of your up-to-date CV.
• A completed application form.

Unfortunately, we may not be able to consider applications where this information is not provided.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion
Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. We value the diversity of our colleagues, our clients and the third parties with whom we work. We seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.

Deadline: 3rd of October 2021