Industrial Disease Solicitor/Fee Earner

  • Blackburn
  • Permanent
  • £28,000 per annum

Job Title: Industrial Disease Solicitor/Fee Earner
Location: Blackburn
My client is a leading PI Law firm, and they are currently seeking a dedicated and experienced Industrial Disease Solicitor to join the team.
As an Industrial Disease Solicitor, you will play a vital role in representing clients who have suffered from work-related illnesses or injuries. You will handle a diverse caseload of industrial disease claims, providing expert legal advice and representation to secure favourable outcomes for your clients.

  • Manage a caseload of industrial disease claims, including but not limited to asbestos-related diseases, occupational asthma, vibration white finger, and hearing loss.
  • Conduct comprehensive investigations into clients’ work histories and exposure to hazardous substances or working conditions.
  • Review medical records, expert reports, and other evidence to assess the merits of each case and establish liability.
  • Provide expert legal advice and guidance to clients, explaining their rights and options in clear and understandable terms.
  • Negotiate settlements with employers, insurers, and other parties responsible for compensating victims of industrial diseases.
  • Prepare and draft legal documents, including letters of claim, court proceedings, and settlement agreements.
  • Represent clients in court proceedings, hearings, and mediations, advocating vigorously for their rights and interests.
  • Keep abreast of developments in industrial disease law and occupational health and safety regulations.


  • Qualified Solicitor with significant experience in industrial disease law.
  • Strong understanding of occupational health and safety regulations, as well as relevant case law and legislation.
  • Excellent analytical skills, with the ability to review complex medical and occupational records.
  • Exceptional communication and negotiation abilities, with a client-focused approach.
  • Proven track record of managing a caseload of industrial disease claims to successful outcomes.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment.
  • Proficiency in case management systems and legal research tools.
  • Commitment to delivering high-quality legal services with integrity and professionalism.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package, including healthcare, dental, and retirement plans.
  • Opportunities for career advancement and professional development.
  • Supportive and collaborative work environment, with a focus on work-life balance.
  • Access to cutting-edge resources and technology to support your casework.
  • Opportunity to make a meaningful difference in the lives of clients impacted by work-related illnesses or injuries.

How to Apply: If you are a skilled Industrial Disease Solicitor looking for an exciting opportunity to advance your career, I would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV to or call Chris on 0161 914 7357 to discuss the role further.

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