At Express, we pride ourselves in the work we do helping injured people. We are a top 200 Law Company that specialises in personal injury. We cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupiers liability, road traffic accidents, employers liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. The first step on this journey is the position of Litigation Assistant in one of our Departments (OL/PL, EL, RTA, and Consumer Claims). We currently have positions available in OL/PL, RTA and EL.
We see the Litigation Assistant role as a steppingstone towards even greater things to SQE degree apprenticeship or Training Contract. We are looking for people who, with further investment by us, will make excellent litigation lawyers. We have 39 Trainee Solicitors undertaking a combination of the traditional route via LPC as well as a further 8 undertaking the SQE Degree Apprenticeship.
Job description the types of tasks within the role (RTA, EL, OL/PL, Clin Neg & CCL)
What we can offer you
Personal Injury Academy Within 6 months of starting at Express Solicitors, we offer bespoke training on black letter law and soft skills. This will be a solid foundation to progress in the role.
Thereafter you will have further in-depth training on Personal Injury litigation modules throughout your journey to a training contract.
Our trainers include 2 Partners with over 62 years combined PQE gained in Personal Injury litigation, as well as an IT Trainer and a Soft Skills Trainer.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for people who have strong legal academic achievement (LLB, LLM, LPC, GDL). Usually this will be in tandem with relevant work experience, to show a desire for helping injured people as well as strong commercial acumen.
We are looking for people with the right attitude, who want to learn and progress.
We are looking for people who show professionalism, maturity and aptitude for client care and ability to deal with pressure. This is an autonomous role where you will be expected to take responsibility for the tasks in your remit.
We are looking for our Trainee Solicitors of the future, so we need to see the correct skills. We offer an uncapped number of Trainee Solicitors, and we offer rolling admittance dates throughout the year.
£20,000 per annum.
8:30am-5:30pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday