PI Solicitor - Stress at work claims

  • Leeds
  • Permanent
  • £37,000 per annum

Position: Solicitor, Legal Executive, or Experienced Paralegal
Department: Psychiatric Injury Department
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Are you an accomplished legal professional looking to make a meaningful impact in a dynamic and award-winning firm? My client is inviting applications for a position in their esteemed Psychiatric Injury Department.

Renowned for their expertise in Stress at Work claims, they are seeking an individual who shares their commitment to delivering exceptional client service while addressing mental health needs with empathy and understanding.

About Us:
My client is dedicated to providing professional yet personalized legal services, placing clients’ needs at the forefront of their practice. The firm boasts a rich history of success and a supportive work environment that fosters growth and collaboration.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage a varied caseload of Stress at Work claims, with potential involvement in other psychiatric illness matters.
  • Handle complex multi-track personal injury cases stemming from stress at work, under supervision.
  • Undertake fee-earning tasks, contributing to the firm’s profitability.

Essential Experience:

  • Solicitor, Legal Executive, or experienced Paralegal with a minimum of 5 years’ fee-earning experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in litigated personal injury cases, including Industrial Disease and/or Clinical Negligence.

Desired Experience:

  • Familiarity with Employment Tribunal cases or a solid understanding of employment law.
  • Experience working with vulnerable clients.
  • Proficiency in using the Proclaim case management system.

Key Competencies:

  • Exceptional customer service skills.
  • Professional telephone etiquette.
  • Strong time management and organizational abilities.
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment.
  • Analytical mindset for reviewing information.
  • Flexibility and willingness to work collaboratively.


  • Competitive salary commensurate with experience.
  • Performance-based bonus scheme tied to fee income.
  • Flexible work-from-home arrangement with a minimum of 3 days in-office.
  • Company pension scheme.
  • On-site parking facilities.

If after reading this profile you would like to request a copy of their CV, please do not hesitate to contact Chris Orrell on 0161 914 7357 or email c.orrell@clayton-legal.co.uk. If you have another vacancy you wish to recruit for, we can provide a shortlist of tailored candidates for your perusal, please call for any queries.

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