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Solicitor – Motor Injury

Reference: 20685


Belfast, County Antrim


£35000 - £35000

Job Type


Date Posted

11 January, 2023

Our client is an international law firm with offices across many UK cities. They are a broad-based commercial firm with a strong reputation in insurance, health and real estate. They have a vast client base including many of the UK’s top insurers, top UK housebuilders and government departments. In 2021, they received a top tier ranking for 37 of its practice areas. The Belfast office has been continued growth year on year and now they are looking to appoint a solicitor to their defence litigation team.

If you are looking for an exciting career move with the chance to work with leading clients, top quality work and be part of a well established and high performing team, then this could be an ideal role for you.

The defendant litigation team advises insurers and corporate clients in the defence of claims of all values, types and complexity. 

The successful individual would work within our motor team, handling all types of motor injury, credit hire and damage cases.

This is a permanent role within the Belfast motor team. The purpose of this role is to run and assist with a case load of motor injury, credit hire and damage cases. Day to day responsibilities will include:

  • Running and assisting with a varied case load of pre-litigation and litigated work with the appropriate levels of supervision. These will include cases where liability is disputed and will also include attending Court / Counsel.
  • Hit, maintain and apply a consistent approach to all individual targets of financial performance, realisation rates, settlement rate and average claim spend
  • Support marketing and business development activity within the team e.g. attending marketing events and client training
  • Assume responsibility for quality control and benchmark compliance on own caseload, including accuracy and timeliness of management reporting and information.
  • Maintain an awareness of firm’s procedures and strategies
  • Maintain and develop technical knowledge through attendance at training sessions, reading appropriate publications
  • Handling confidential information in line with the firm’s data security protocols

This role would suit someone with:

  • 0-2 year PQE Solicitor 
  • A keen interest and enthusiasm for motor work and the demands of our clients
  • Able to adopt a commercial perspective to legal issues with a concern for quality of service
  • A confident communicator who can communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in written form
  • Excellent organisational skills and able to effectively prioritise and manage own workload
  • Detail conscious and able to produce work to a high standard.
  • Ability to strictly comply with client requirements and SLAs;


  • Experience in handling or assisting in motor litigation claims is desirable but not essential.
  • Able to work on own initiative as well as to work with and learn from supervisors and other members of the department
  • A team player with a flexible and self-motivated approach
  • Able to work under pressure in order to meet required deadlines

If interested or would like more information please call Alex on 02890 313157 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.
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