Personal Injury Solicitor - Abuse

Chelmsford – £25,000 - £40,000

My Client has a great opportunity to work on a high quality caseload for a variety of clients on multi track child sexual abuse claims. Based in Chelmsford,.The work will include dealing with claims relating to child sexual exploitation as well as historical and non-historical physical and sexual abuse claims. You will be based in their Chelmsford.

Type of Clients:

Local Authorities

Private Clients


Type of Cases:

Multi-Track claims valued up to £500,000 both pre-litigation and litigated, covering a range of issues to include consideration and assessment of liability (to include vicarious liability, negligence and non-delegable duty of care), issues of limitation, quantum valuations (to include consideration of psychiatric evidence) and assessing causation.



Ideally 2-6 years personal injury experience.

Experience of multi-track claims, catastrophic claims or working within a niche legal area

Able to run own caseload with some supervision.

Experience of EL/PL work.

Ability to apply a forensic approach but also deliver economic solutions.

To be proactive and take initiative as well as to take instructions.

Excellent organisations skills are essential.

An interest in gaining experience in this type of work is essential.

Please contact Connor Franks, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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Connor Franks

Recruitment Consultant
0203 846 3071

Connor joined Douglas Scott in August 2017, eager to utilise his previous experience gained within the financial services recruitment market and transfer this to the legal sector. He initially worked with the Midlands team covering a range of practice areas including Family, Residential Conveyancing, and Private Client. Now a part of the National Insurance desk, Connor specialises within the Personal Injury market and recruits from Legal Assistant level up to Head of Department. He works with a range of small regional practices, boutique firms and larger national practices including well-established departments as well as emerging firms. Connor graduated from the University of Central Lancashire with a degree in sport. 

"Connor Franks is a credit to your team. He has gone out of his way to get me an interview and has constantly kept me updated which is much appreciated."

Residential Conveyancing Legal Assistant | Redditch

Job Spec:

  • Area of Law: Clinical Negligence
  • Type: Solicitor / FILEX
  • Salary: £25,000 - £40,000
  • Term: Permanent
  • Location: Chelmsford
  • Reference: CF44207

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