We are Serious Law LLP. We work exclusively with clients who have serious and catastrophic injuries. Over the last 29 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 several opportunities for lawyers who are ready to be trained to handle a significant number of complex cases, as a lead lawyer, or as a team member, on the Multi Track and in the catastrophic injury area. The candidates must be able to exhibit experience in actioning litigated cases.

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.

Graduate Trainees

We are re-opening our Graduate Training Programme. Over the years, this has been a highly successful programme for both the firm and its trainees. It has produced many solicitors and a number of them have progressed so far as to be made up to Partner.

We are looking for bright and engaging people, who we feel can fit into our teams, share our ethos and who we can train to our exacting standards. A law degree is not essential. Being the right person is essential. If you feel that you have what it takes to become a catastrophic injury lawyer with Serious Law, then you should not miss this opportunity.

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.

Marketing Assistant

We are searching for an enthusiastic and ambitious marketer to work closely with the Partners and our Partnership Development Director to ensure continued business growth through multiple facets, to bring fresh ideas, and help take our on-line presence and digital marketing activity to the next level. This is a fantastic entry level role for someone interested in building their marketing abilities within a fast paced, results driven environment. You’ll have the exciting opportunity to develop your marketing skills, learning about content, SEO, PPC and how these fit into a marketing strategy.

Responsibilities and duties

Within the role, you will be:

  • Assisting in the management of all PPC campaigns.
  • Assisting in the management of all social media accounts and campaigns.
  • Assisting with executing SEO strategies through link-building and content creation.
  • Researching content topics and ways to use content to support SEO.
  • Creating email marketing communications and workflows.
  • Monitoring and reporting on marketing activity across a variety of channels.
  • Constantly looking for new campaign ideas and researching new marketing channels.

Applicants should demonstrate:

Some previous experience in a marketing capacity; Excellent communication skills; Familiarity or a keen interest in marketing developments and trends; An ability to develop new ideas, execute plans, and suggest improvements; Strong initiative and impeccable organisational skills; A keen desire to cultivate a varied skill-set within marketing; A knowledge of analytics and measurement tools for marketing.



The closing date for all roles is 30.3.18. Applications and CV’s to Tim Walters.

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.

We will retain any data sent to us regarding our job vacancies for period of 6 months from the closing date for applications.