Head of Cycling/Cycling Lawyer

  • Manchester
  • Permanent
  • £35,000 per annum

My client is a Top Legal 100 Manchester based firm and they are seeking an experienced Head of Cycling/Cycling Lawyer to join the Cycling team in their personal injury department.

This role offers a unique opportunity to carve yourself a niche at a top ranked Personal injury firm and work alongside recognised, top class lawyers who are passionate and dedicated in their work to secure compensation for cyclists who have often suffered complex injuries as a result of accidents. 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • running an existing, mixed caseload of road traffic accidents (RTA) and public liability cycling claims. 
  • raising the profile of the team by attending relevant events, liaising with local cycling clubs and engagement on social media.
  • supervision of more junior fee earners may be required, depending on your level of experience.

Ideal Candidate

To succeed in this role, you will be a Qualified Solicitor with 3+ years’ post qualification experience (PQE). You should also be able to demonstrate: 

  • experience of litigated cycling accident claims work.
  • the ability to actively manage cases to settlement or trial.
  • capability for generating ideas to further raise the profile of the team within the cycling community.


  • A minimum of 25 days’ annual leave plus office closure between Christmas and New Year
  • A one-hour early finish, one Friday a month
  • Two days a year to do charitable work.
  • The opportunity to get involved in sports teams, hobby clubs, and social events.
  • Access to our Employee Assistance Programme and trained Mental Health First Aiders
  • Annual promotions process open to all staff.

If this role is of interest, please call Chris Orrell on 0161 914 7357 or forward your most recent CV to c.orrell@clayton-legal.co.uk.

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