Jackson Boyd | Recruitment Team

Personal Injury Solicitor

The Company

Jackson Boyd Lawyers are one of Scotland’s foremost personal injury firms, dealing with thousands of cases each year. We pride ourselves on delivering a first class, cost-effective service to insurance companies, legal expenses insurers, insurance brokers and individual clients. We are presently seeking a solicitor to join our Personal Injury Team.

The Role

Job Title:Solicitor (Personal Injury)
Primary Location: Glasgow City Centre
Reports To: Partner Level
Hours of Work: Full time – Monday to Friday, 9am until 5pm with a one hour lunch break
Salary: Competitive

Key Purpose

To manage a mixed caseload of Personal Injury cases principally arising from road traffic accidents, employers/public liability and medical negligence.

Key Accountabilities

Specifically, but not exclusively:

  • To manage a mixed caseload of personal injury actions and to assist Partners in dealing with more complex cases
  • Drafting of pleadings, obtaining witness statements as required and conducting proofs
  • Drafting correspondence and reporting to clients
  • Complying with our clients’ Service Level Standards
  • Providing support to our team of paralegals and claims handlers

Experience Required

Solid traineeship and/or up to 3 year’s post qualifying experience in personal injury litigation.

Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Communicates clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to analyse problems and information, evaluating options and risks in order to identify the most appropriate and commercial solution
  • Demonstrates a conscientious and commercially focussed approach
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build relationships, influence and gain
  • Well organised with strong administration and time management skills with the ability to work efficiently, adhere to service level standards and comply with deadlines
  • Competent user of IT systems to maximise efficiency and effectiveness
  • Demonstrates the willingness and ability to develop own knowledge and skills in line with business requirements
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