Careers

We are Serious Law LLP. We work exclusively with clients who have serious and catastrophic injuries. Over the last 28 years, we have dealt with some of the UK's largest and most complex serious injury cases, achieving numerous multi-million pound settlements for our clients.

Serious Law is recommended by the Legal 500 – "The team is 'a shining example of how difficult cases ought to be managed', and we are the firm of choice for many other legal professionals who recognise our depth of expertise in catastrophic cases. We are proud of our reputation for excellence, integrity and commitment to achieving the very best outcome for our clients. We are dedicated to helping people rebuild their lives.

We are a Lexcel accredited firm – "People take pride in the quality of service provided to clients, going the extra mile for clients and knowing the difference their work will make to client lives", and a Silver Investor in People – "Partners manage in the modern and approachable style, and people appreciate the flexibility with which they are managed."

As we expand all our departments, we are looking to recruit a number of quality people. We have cutting edge technology and modern, spacious offices with our own parking. Salary packages will be set to match the experience and aspirations of the selected candidates. A lack of extensive personal injury experience will not be a bar for exceptional candidates.

The knowledge and experience required for the roles will vary, but all our people must possess these qualities:

  • A degree (1st class or minimum 2:1 qualification)
  • Be a confident, influential and persuasive communicator
  • Good organisational skills
  • Team oriented
  • Sound commercial acumen
  • Sense of responsibility and integrity
  • Ability to work under pressure and keep a level head in difficult situations
  • A creative approach to problem-solving
  • Proven excellence in client care
  • An ability to deal with clients, experts and the judiciary at all levels
  • Well presented with energy, ambition, drive, and a positive and professional approach.

Catastrophic Injury Lawyers

We have a number of opportunities for experienced Catastrophic Injury Lawyers who have handled a significant number of complex cases, as a lead lawyer, with values in excess of £1 million. The candidates must be able to exhibit extensive knowledge of catastrophic brain and spinal injuries, for both adults and children. We welcome applications from those lawyers who are ready to step up to take on the role.

Multi Track Lawyers

We have a number of opportunities for experienced lawyers who have handled a significant number of complex cases, as a lead lawyer, or as a team member, on the Multi Track. The candidates must be able to exhibit experience in actioning cases including litigated cases, involving EL, PL and clinical negligence, amongst others.

Legal assistants to Catastrophic Injury and Multi Track Lawyers

Sound experience in personal injury litigation and case handling are a prerequisite. These positions will suit those looking to make the step up to more complex work, at a first class firm.

Court of Protection Lawyers

We need lawyers with an in depth knowledge of the effects of ABI's, who can show a caring, patient and client focussed approach to handling the varying needs of our deputyship clients. These roles will suit those who have been appointed as a professional deputy or can prove that they are ready to be appointed.

Assistants in the Court of Protection Department

We need multi-tasking, patient, self-motivated people with great administrative and communication skills. The assistants will need show a commitment to taking ownership of tasks from start to finish.

Private Client Lawyers

We are interested in talking with Private Client Lawyers who possess skills and experience in areas that will enhance our firm and its client offering.

A Sales and Marketing Assistant

We have an exceptional opportunity for a Sales and Marketing Assistant working in the firm's Marketing Department.

As the Sales and Marketing Assistant, you will be required to assist the Marketing Team in the development and implementation of sales and marketing campaigns across all business channels, both on and offline. Key tasks and responsibilities to include: working as part of the marketing team deliver sales and marketing campaigns from initial idea through to launch and conclusion; sharing content across social media channels to raise the profile of the firm and its services.

Significant experience and interest in digital marketing including PPC, SEO, social media, relationship marketing etc, and an understanding of current online and other marketing concepts, strategy and best practice.

The closing date for all roles is 28.4.17. Applications and CV's to Tim Walters, tbw@seriouslaw.co.uk

We are prepared to consider candidates with a desire to work hours that may be flexible, part time or from home.

We are not willing to accept communications from recruitment agencies.