Personal Injury Associate (no agencies)

Term: Permanent
Department: Personal Injury & Medical Negligence
Location: London
The Firm

Fieldfisher is a European law firm with market leading practices in many of the world's most dynamic sectors. We are an exciting, forward-thinking organisation with a particular focus on technology, finance & financial services and energy & natural resources.

Our growing European network of offices supports an international client base alongside our Silicon Valley and Shanghai teams. Among our clients, we count social media sites and high street coffee chains through to pharmaceutical, life sciences and medical devices companies, energy suppliers, banks and government departments.

Clients choose to work with us because we deliver commercial, pragmatic and innovative solutions through our exceptional legal expertise and experience, on time and on budget.

We have more than 400 lawyers spread over nine locations, all providing highly commercial advice based on an in-depth understanding of our clients' needs.

We operate across our offices in Belgium, China, France, Germany, Italy, UK and US - Silicon Valley.

The Team

We are one of the UK's leading Personal Injury and Medical Negligence compensation claims solicitors. Over the past 25 years we have helped thousands of people recover compensation for their injuries and illnesses.

The personal injury team focus on injury claims of the utmost severity including brain damage, spinal injury, amputation and other serious injuries. Most of the claims have a value in excess of £1million pounds. Our partners are recognized as leaders in the field of personal injury work by the legal directories and we solely act for the injured victim.

Due to continued growth, we have an excellent opportunity for a Solicitor to join this market leading team. You will be responsible for assisting the partners across a growing and diverse caseload whilst also running your own smaller caseload of matters.

  • Proactively manage own files and support the partners
  • Preparing thorough documentation required in the preparation of cases to trial
  • Liaising with counsel/experts
  • Liaising with clients and handling matters with the appropriate sensitivity
Key Skills & Experience
  • Qualified lawyer with good experience in relevant UK claimant work as described above gained in a well rated practice.
  • Should be able to demonstrate experience in and have a keen interest in marketing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • An ability to build relationships with the client, family, witnesses, counsel and experts
  • Enthusiastic team player with commitment to quality and client care
  • Good case management skills
  • Strong academics is essential
  • The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a real commitment to and empathy with the cause of the client.

Fieldfisher aims to ensure equality of opportunity and we are actively working towards improving the diversity of our staff.  All applications will only be considered on merit and the applicant's suitability to meet the requirements of the role.