Serious Injury Solicitor

  • £50000 - £65000 per annum
  • Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
  • Permanent

Our Client, a leading commercial law firm in the heart of Newcastle, are looking to recruit a Serious Injury Solicitor to join their leading claimant personal injury team. The role would suit a Serious Injury Solicitor with upwards of 2 years' PQE handling brain and spinal injury claims ideally within a claimant environment, though candidates with only defendant serious injury experience are still encouraged to apply.

The team are responsible for handling serious injury cases, valued up to £5million and above, to include brain and spinal injuries and CICA claims. The successful candidate will handle their own caseload of high value multi track cases, dealing with cases from the point of instruction through to trial and/ or settlement. Responsibilities include:

  • Reviewing medical records and evidence and providing expert legal advice to clients.
  • Corresponding with clients, defendants Solicitors and third parties.
  • Issuing proceedings, drafting applications, court documentation, witness statements and responses.
  • Instructing counsel and collating evidence.
  • Negotiating settlements and achieving the best possible outcome for clients.


  • Upwards of 2 years PQE gained in serious injuries, ideally claimant though defendant Solicitors will also be considered.
  • The ability to deal with complex cases and vulnerable clients.
  • A confident litigator, with excellent communication and negotiation skills.

What's on offer?:

  • Salary to £65,000 dependent on experience plus bonus.
  • 25 days' holiday, plus bank holidays and additional annual leave.
  • Life insurance, private medical insurance and health plan.
  • Professional development and memberships paid.
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay.
  • Hybrid working, 3 days in and 2 at home.
  • Additional benefits.

To apply for this role, please submit your CV to the consultant via the link or contact Chloe Smith on 0113 467 9783 to discuss further.

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