Defendant PI Associate/Senior Associate Solicitor

England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
29 Sep 2017
27 Oct 2017
Katie Hawke
Sector/Practice Area
Personal Injury
Vacancy Type
Lawyers, Private Practice
Full time

An unmissable new role has arisen with a leading North East commercial firm based in the heart of Newcastle for a defendant personal injury Associate/Senior Associate to join a highly reputable team. The team is well established nationally and this is a fantastic new role for an experienced Solicitor who is looking to really progress within a top North East firm, with excellent prospects for partnership.

This role has arisen due to expansion, so this is a great time to join the department and hit the ground running with top quality work, including multi million pound transactions. Working closely with the Head of the Department, the right candidate will come in at Associate/Senior Associate and work very closely with them.

The Role:

The team delivers claims handling services to major UK insurers and has a national reputation for their expertise, handling the most serious and expensive catastrophic injury cases, mainly severe brain injury, spinal cord injury and amputations.

This is a unique role for an Associate/Senior Associate Solicitor to work alongside the Head of Department and act as their 'right hand man'. The Partner is renowned for their expert catastrophic injury work and regularly defends clients against complex brain, spinal and fatal injury claims. The Partner is one of the leading individuals specialising in this area outside of London.

The Candidate:

The right candidate will have a significant amount of high value catastrophic injury experience as well as experience of doing complicated Special Damage calculations. Significant litigation experience is also essential for this role.

It is essential that you will have defendant PI experience.


This is a fantastic opportunity to handle some high quality matters and really progress within a reputable, award winning firm.

A competitive salary and benefits package is on offer for the successful candidate.

How to Apply:

If you would like to apply for this role then please contact Katie Hawke or another member of the Private Practice team at Sacco Mann. Alternatively, if this role is not for you but you know someone who could be interested, then please let them or us know as we offer a reward for successful referrals. For full terms, please visit our website.