Industrial Disease Paralegal Manchester

Area of Practice: Industrial disease - defendant

Location: Manchester and Greater Manchester

Type: Private Practice

Salary: £19,000 - £21,000

Posted On: Thursday, November 7, 2019

Recruiter Name: Tony Seymour

Recruiter Telephone: 0161 214 7956

Job Reference Number: TS/893764


Personal Injury Paralegal – Industrial disease paralegal – £19,000 – £21,000


Industrial disease paralegal – This is a fantastic opportunity to join a growing team advising on a mix of top-quality disease work offering great training and career progression. The department has an excellent reputation in the market and is currently on a significant recruitment drive following a period of sustained growth.


  • Job title: Industrial Disease Paralegal / Fee Earner
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £19,000 – £21,000
  • Reports to: Team Leader
  • Previous Experience: 6-12 months of litigated defendant experience, preferably from a defendant Insurance background. Claimant experience will also be considered.


Our client is a leading top tier defendant insurance firm handling the full breadth of Industrial Disease related work from NIHL and HAVS right through to defending more complex asbestos related claims such as mesothelioma. The firm is a panel adviser for some of the top insurance houses as well as public sector clients.


Due to further expansion, the personal injury team is ideally looking to attract someone with a mix of Industrial Disease experience. The successful candidates will enjoy an excellent salary and benefits package, working in a thriving, yet supportive environment. In particular, applicants should be able to demonstrate:

  • Around 6 months or more of experience in industrial disease – ideally litigated
  • Preferably a defendant insurance background would be beneficial though claimant will be considered.
  • A professional, focused approach to their work; and
  • A genuine enthusiasm for this particular area of industrial disease work.


This is an outstanding opportunity to join one of the leading names in defendant insurance offering an attractive salary and benefits. Just as important, this is an equally exciting chance to really develop your career with excellent training and exposure to quality work.

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