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Solicitor – Disease

Reference: 21273

Location

Belfast, County Antrim

Salary

Competitive

Job Type

Permanent

Date Posted

26 July, 2023

Are you an ambitious and driven Solicitor looking to take the next step in your career? Our client is a premier Northern Ireland defence firm and is seeking talented candidates to join their dynamic team. As a firm that has experienced remarkable growth since its inception in 2019, this is a fantastic opportunity to work with an industry leader in insurance, representing key clients across the UK.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Cultivate and nurture relationships with existing and potential clients, actively participating in client meetings.
  • Oversee service delivery and maintain high-quality standards for key disease clients.
  • Enhance the profile of the Firm in the Disease market through marketing initiatives such as articles, blogs, seminars, and training sessions.
  • Manage your caseload, including high-value and complex cases, with support and meet agreed performance metrics.
  • Contribute to strategic contract tender submissions to further the firm’s success.
  • Collaborate in developing strategies to counter opponent behaviors.

Working Hours:

  • 35 hours per week – Hybrid working model.
  • Primary location: Belfast office.

Experience, Skills, and Qualifications: Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Prior experience in litigated defendant insurance work, up to £500k, with a focus on Disease cases (e.g., HAVS, Mesothelioma, Plaques, Asbestosis, Dermatitis, and hearing loss claims).
  • Excellent workload prioritization and attention to detail.
  • Proficiency in working with case management systems.

Desirable:

  • Demonstrated success working in a legal team environment.
  • Experience contributing to tenders and pricing.

Required Soft Skills:

  • Ability to motivate and lead a team, fostering a positive working environment.
  • Strong communication skills to effectively interact with clients and colleagues.
  • Effective delegation abilities to maximize team efficiency.
  • Aptitude for identifying pragmatic solutions to challenges.

If this is of interest or you would like to discuss further, call Alex on 02890 33157 or email [email protected]

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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