• Lesley Herbertson has settled a complex cerebral palsy claim for £10.6 million
  • Gary Herbert achieved total compensation for brain injured clients of more than £16.5m in June 2018
  • Potter Rees Dolan were on the Legal 500 Awards 2018 insurance shortlist for the North West
  • Helen Dolan, specialist catastrophic medical negligence lawyer, recovered compensation in excess of £45million for clients with a brain injury (including cerebral palsy) in 2016 and 2017
  • Hugh Potter secured a settlement figure of just under £13 million thanks to change in discount rate
  • Rachel Rees, expert personal injury lawyer, recovered over £15 million in compensation for clients with a brain injury last year
  • We secured an interim payment of £2.1 million for 20 year old with cerebral palsy to purchase a permanent home - official judgment to follow shortly

Our Vacancies

At Potter Rees Dolan Solicitors we are very proud of our strong team spirit and the excellent work ethic we all share. Working with us is at once rewarding and challenging, and we all buy in to the ideals we value so highly.

We are always keen to build and improve our team, enabling us to provide the very best service to our clients. If you work for us, you will work for a law firm with great ambition, a wonderful atmosphere and a willingness to help its workers maximise their potential and progress with their career.

We update this page whenever a vacancy becomes available, so keep an eye out for any openings as and when they appear. Even if there are no vacancies available at present, the page will be updated as soon as a new opportunity comes along, so be sure to keep checking back.


Below you will find a list of any current vacancies at Potter Rees Dolan:

Solicitor – Personal Injury (serious and catastrophic injury)

The Role:

We are seeking a Solicitor/Legal Executive to join our Claimant Personal Injury Department to assist on complex, high value, serious and catastrophic personal injury cases. You will be working alongside Partners and Senior Solicitors and assisting with the management of claimant matters within a very well-run and highly regarded team. The role offers a great opportunity to build a legal career within an established and highly reputable law firm.

Skills and Experience:

  • To be considered you must have recent experience working independently on claimant Personal Injury cases falling outside the RTA Portal and as a minimum you will have provided a good level of assistance at multi-track level.
  • The successful candidate will have dealt with issues of liability and quantum in a wide range of types and values of claim, preferably with solid experience of assisting on claims for those who have suffered serious and catastrophic injuries including, brain injury, spinal injury, serious orthopaedic injuries and amputations.
  • They will be conscientious, computer-literate with excellent literacy skills. As well as being a strong team player, candidates should be able to manage conflicting priorities, a demanding workload and deal with clients in a sympathetic and compassionate manner.
  • We are looking for a dedicated and proactive individual who is able to use their initiative. A positive attitude and an active interest in this area of complex injury law is essential.

Start date: Immediate | Contract: Permanent | Location: Manchester

To apply, please send your CV via email to info@prd.uk.com

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