RTA Litigation Fee earner

Salary: £35,000

Closing Date: 28 February 2020

Summary of Benefits:

RTA Litigation Fee earner

Express Solicitors are a top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. We cover every area of personal injury including public liability, occupier’s liability, road traffic accidents, employer’s liability, industrial disease, serious injuries and clinical negligence matters. At Express, we pride ourselves in the work we do helping injured people.

We are LEXCEL and Law Society accredited and are a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of our Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and one of our Partners is a member of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.


Due to our continued success and growth, we are currently looking for an additional RTA Fee Earner to join our Road Traffic Accidents department. Ideally 1 to 4 years PQE / Cilex / or alternatively qualified by experience. Tenacity, ability and enthusiasm are key skills in helping to get the best results for our clients.

The caseload will be from cradle to grave and you will deal with all stages from portal to trial. Therefore, you must be an RTA Litigator who really knows the entire process. Cases will be majority fast track but there will be some exposure to multi track work from high quality non-CMC sources.

We are looking for a pragmatic individual, who has a keen eye for detail but is always aware of the larger picture. Some who can balance the needs of the individual client while progressing their whole caseload.

 What will you bring?

  •  Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload from cradle to grave.
  • Genuine tenacity. Confidence in dealing with and using the CPR to win.
  • Excellent client care ability, with a passion for achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.
  • Knowledge of Proclaim case management system.

  Salary, Hours & Benefits

  •  The starting salary for RTA Litigator is £35,000 with a very generous commission scheme, paid monthly in arrears.
  • Our standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30am Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.
  • 20 days holiday, rising 1 day per year to a max of 23 days, plus bank/public hols. In addition, the office is closed between Christmas and New Year and you are not required to use your holiday entitlement for this period.
  • 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service.
  • Private medical insurance available after 2 years’ service.
  • Death in Service – 2 x salary based on annual salary only – eligibility commences when you join the company
  • Active social committee, firm pays for trips to e.g. Bowling, Chester Races, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24-hour helpline, Legal info and CBT – available immediately
  • Free fruit delivered twice a week

Recruitment Process

 To apply, send a CV and covering letter to recruitment@expresssolicitors.co.uk or visit or careers page on www.expresssolicitors.co.uk/careers

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