Industrial Disease Solicitor

  • £30000 - £40000 per annum
  • Manchester
  • Posted: 07/07/2020
  • Permanent
  • Job Ref: 215280920

Job Details


The Solicitor will be responsible for the successful management of Industrial Disease matters from inception to conclusion. Principal accountabilities and tasks include, but not restricted to:

• Handle a broad range of disputes including hearing loss, asbestos-related illnesses, respiratory diseases, work-related strain injuries and employers/public liability matters
• Deal with complex and non-routine cases exercising appropriate levels of delegation and risk management
• Align the service provided with the client needs in a way that enhances the firm's reputation
• You will be expected to maximize your personal billings to achieve appropriate billing performance targets, meeting with the income budget/and or forecast for the department
• Act independently when establishing priorities and managing deadlines and work collaboratively when necessary
• Effectively deal with complaints through agreed handling processes
• Ability to produce accurate comprehensive documentation for clients, professional persons and third parties
• To ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct

• Proven track record of advising on complex and varied Industrial Disease matters
• Previous experience with ELPL matters is necessary
• Tact, diplomacy, an eye for detail and excellent oral and written communication skills are essential
• Able to organise and prioritise workload especially under pressure is essential
• Previous experience in managing a case from a case management system (ideally Proclaim)
• Proven track record in adhering to deadlines and exceeding targets, as well as holding high standards of efficiency and time management
• Be self-motivated and able to work with autonomy

This is a friendly, open and hard-working firm, providing a supportive environment, a pro-active approach to employees work life balance and offer you scope to grow in your role.

Contact Melanie at eNL on 0161 850 0745 for a confidential discussion or email attaching your most up to date CV. If you would like to review any other vacancies we are currently handling, then please visit our web site

eNL is handling a number of Industrial Disease Solicitor vacancies throughout London and the South East. If you are an Industrial Disease Solicitor looking for a move, call now for a confidential discussion. As part of our candidate care process we aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. If you have not been contacted within this timescale your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please go to to register your interest for similar positions. Please note our advertisements use PQE/salary levels purely as a guide.

In addition, if you know any Industrial Disease Solicitors that may be interested, remember we do offer up to £500 referral fee bonus (Terms and Conditions apply).

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