• We're delighted to be featured in the Times Best Law Firms 2019 guide under personal injury and clinical negligence
  • 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

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:

Assistant Solicitor – Personal Injury

Manchester City Centre

We are seeking to hire an experienced Assistant Solicitor to join our Claimant Personal Injury Department. To be considered, you must currently hold a responsible position managing a caseload of claimant serious personal injury claims. The role involves having responsibility for high level tasks on pre- and post-litigated matters, liaising with clients and other parties, and ensuring cases are resolved to the client’s satisfaction as swiftly as possible.

Skills and Experience

Experience handling Personal Injury cases at multi-track level is essential. The successful candidate will be conscientious, computer-literate with excellent literacy skills. Along with 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 hard-working 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. The role offers a great opportunity to build a legal career within an established and highly reputable law firm. You will initially be working alongside Senior Solicitors and assisting with the management high value serious injury claimant matters within a very well run and highly regarded team. The firm will offer you their full support to enable you, over time, to develop your own strong specialism within this field and to work with an increasing degree of autonomy.

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent

Location: Manchester

To apply, please return the following documents to info@prd.uk.com

  • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, how you match the person specifications, your current salary details and applicable notice period.
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV.

Paralegal - Court of Protection

Manchester City Centre

We are looking to hire a Legal and Administration Assistant/Paralegal to join our Court of Protection department to provide legal and administrative assistance to the Deputies, to enable the senior fee earners to concentrate on other, more complex legal tasks, giving them support and assistance as above and when requested.

The job requires you to deal directly with clients, their families and carers, and other professionals on the telephone and by letter in order to assist in the smooth running of the department. Also dealing with the OPG, other associated bodies, suppliers, HMRC and other persons as necessary on behalf of the clients; acting in the client’s best interests at all times.

The successful candidate will need to take initiative and responsibility for preparing accounts (including monthly reconciliations), deputy reports, updating action plans, payment of invoices, updating schedules and budgets with factual information and billing on all client files assigned to you. You will also provide support to clients in connection with their financial affairs, e.g. tax returns, budgets and financial schedules, Court applications, purchase and adaptation of property, care arrangements, therapies, insurances, household and other expenditure, benefits and community care entitlement as and when requested.

You will be responsible for arranging meetings in relation to client files assigned to you and ensuring that all documentation is prepared and readily available in good time before any meetings. You will also be expected to provide administrative assistance to Deputies including billing, expenses claims, diary management, emails, training, practice development etc as and when requested.

Start date: ASAP

Contract: Permanent

Location: Manchester

To apply, please return the following documents to info@prd.uk.com

  • A covering letter stating why you are interested in this role, how you match the person specifications, your current salary details and applicable notice period.
  • A copy of your up-to-date CV.

Potter Rees Dolan is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from all sections of the community. A copy of the Equality and Diversity Policy is available upon request

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