Leigh Day – Assistant Solicitor (3-4 years PQE)

Posted on 24th May 2022
Type Full Time
Specialism Public Law
Location London
Deadline 5th June 2022

Job Description

Apply here by 5 June 2022

International Department

Permanent, full time

Salary dependent on PQE, plus benefits

About Leigh Day

Leigh Day are a top 100 law firm committed to claimant-only cases, ensuring that individuals have the same access to justice as the UK Government and large corporations. Leigh Day are not afraid to take on difficult and challenging cases involving medical negligence, serious personal injuries, discrimination in the workplace, defective products and human rights abuses in this country and overseas.

About the role

Leigh Day have an opportunity for an Assistant Solicitor (3-4 years PQE) to join the team to support their international group claims, with the primary focus being on assisting with litigation against Shell on behalf of clients in Nigeria whose environment has been contaminated with oil. The successful candidate will assist with all aspects of litigation, including liaising with clients. It is likely that the role will involve significant overseas travel, specifically to Nigeria. Consequently, you must be comfortable undertaking international travel at this time and be able to provide evidence of meeting the Nigerian Port Health Official’s entry requirements, avoiding the need for mandatory quarantine.

For more details about the role, who Leigh Day are looking for and how to make your application, please visit Leigh Day’s careers page.

Commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

Leigh Day is committed to the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion. They value the diversity of their colleagues, clients and the third parties with whom they work with. Leigh Day seek to create an environment where everyone feels included and valued for their unique characteristics, skills and abilities and supported in their needs and responsibilities.

Apply here by 5 June 2022

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