Assistant Solicitor -Crime and Regulatory - North West

Job Ref: LCJ921944434
Sector (PP or In-house): Private Practice
Practice Area: Regulatory
Job Type: Permanent
Date Added: 29 April 2022
  • England GBR BL6 4SE
  • Louise Carroll
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Our client has a strong national reputation as a specialist advisor to the insurance sector on regulatory matters, acting for an established client base comprising major insurers and corporates. The Crime and Regulatory department is recruiting for an experienced solicitor to join its team of technical specialists, dealing with complex regulatory work covering health and safety, environmental, motor crime, nursing and care sectors. The role will be client facing and involve assisting lawyers from the outset, on the day of the incident and throughout the investigation to conclusion. Key responsibilities will include conducting site visits, analysing evidence, preparing witness statements, liaising with the courts, coroners and prosecution authorities, preparing for interviews under caution and attending criminal court hearings. There will also be the opportunity to provide training and mentoring to junior staff as well as develop client relationships.

The successful applicant will be a qualified solicitor dedicated to providing quality technical advice in this sensitive and challenging area. You will have previous experience of handling a caseload of either motor crime, regulatory or casualty EL/PL claims ideally with exposure to health and safety regulatory aspects, including disclosure. Applications from legal aid lawyers with experience of conducting police station interviews or prosecutors with a motor crime background are welcome.

Attention to detail, good communication skills, an aptitude for teamwork and excellent IT and analytical skills are essential for this role as is an ability to work under pressure, keep to deadlines and prioritise your own workload.

This is an excellent opportunity to work for a market leading firm in a friendly and supportive working environment.

Competitive salary dependent on experience, as well as excellent benefits.

For further information or to make an application please contact Louise Carroll on 020 3946 8091 or louisecarroll@chadwicknott.co.uk

*Where a level of experience is indicated, this is a guideline only and represents the amount of time we would usually expect a candidate to accumulate the requisite level of experience. This does not preclude applications from candidates with more or less experience.

Chadwick Nott Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

29/05/2022 14:34:15
GBP 28000 28000