Catastrophic Injury Solicitor

  • £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

Sacco Mann are recruiting for a Catastrophic Injury Solicitor (NQ to 5 PQE) to join a leading catastrophic injury team in Newcastle. The role would suit a Catastrophic Injury Solicitor within 1 year of qualification up to 5 years' post qualification, who have previous experience supporting on catastrophic injury cases valued in the region of £300k to £1million+.

Our Client is a leading national law firm, with several offices across the UK. The team act on behalf of a range of insurer clients on personal injury cases valued up to and in excess of £1million. Due to an influx of work, the team are now looking to recruit an additional Solicitor to support one of the lead Solicitors on a catastrophic injury caseload to include brain and spinal injury and amputation cases.


  • Supporting on a caseload of catastrophic injury cases, to include brain and spinal injury and amputation cases valued up to £1million plus.
  • Being the point of contact for incoming client queries and providing ongoing legal advice.
  • Analysing liability evidence and identifying gaps.
  • Interviewing witnesses and drafting statements.
  • Corresponding with clients and third parties throughout the process.
  • Drafting pleadings, applications and legal documentation.
  • Instructing counsel and attending conferences.
  • Preparing cases for trial.
  • Negotiating settlement.


  • A qualified Solicitor ideally in the region of 1-5 years' PQE though NQs with previous catastrophic injury experience will also be considered.
  • Technically excellent, with strong knowledge of relevant case law and legal procedures.
  • A clear and concise communicator with excellent negotiation skills.

Salary to £40,000 dependent on experience, though may increase for the right candidate.

Flexible/ hybrid working.

Genuine career progression opportunities.

Quality work.

Extensive benefits.

If you have a CV readily available, please do apply via the link otherwise to discuss further, please contact Chloe Murphy in the Leeds office of Sacco Mann on 0113 467 9783.

Chloe Murphy Executive Consultant

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