• 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 £29million for clients with a brain injury (including cerebral palsy) in 2016
  • 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 an experienced Solicitor to join our Claimant PI 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 a good level of recent experience working on claimant Personal Injury cases at multi-track level (quantum of £50,000+).
  • The successful candidate will have experience dealing with matters on behalf of clients who have suffered a wide range of 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: April 2018 | Contract: Permanent | Location: Manchester

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

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.


Legal Secretary/Personal Assistant

As PA to a senior personal injury solicitor, you will be expected to act as part of the PI team and as such your role may occasionally be altered to help others complete their duties when required.

The Role:

The successful candidate will have experience in working as a Legal Secretary/PA in the personal injury sector with experience in serious injury. Excellent communication skills are essential. You must be IT literate and have a working knowledge of all Microsoft Office applications.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Day-to-day administrative duties including, typing correspondence, letters, reports, statements and instructions, copying, filing and organising client files etc. utilising the firm’s equipment as appropriate.
  • Managing the diary and emails of the Fee Earner in their absence and establishing and maintaining a reminder system for key dates.
  • Dealing with clients, their families, other legal professionals and/or experts in person and on the telephone in the absence of or at the request of your Fee Earner. Taking concise and accurate messages and relaying these in a timely manner.
  • Ensure client files are maintained in compliance with the firm’s office manual procedures, that all filing is carried out promptly and efficiently and that files are neat and tidy and suitably organised.
  • Possess excellent time management and prioritising skills and be able to organise a demanding workload for your Fee Earner.
  • Assist in answering the telephones for the firm as and when required.
  • Be willing to undertake additional training in all aspects of the firm’s work as and when required.
  • Be prepared to carry out any other reasonable management request to facilitate the smooth running and development of the firm.

Benefits:

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package, including pension scheme, gym membership and a bonus structure.

Start date: April 2018 | Contract: Permanent | Location: Manchester

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

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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