Assistant Solicitor - Consumer Law and Product Safety, IGC Department

Leigh Day
South East England
07 Oct 2016
21 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
Leigh Day is urgently seeking an Assistant Solicitor, to assist a Partner in our Consumer Law and Product Safety team. This is an exciting and challenging new role and the successful applicant will hold a responsible position assisting a Partner with his caseload. The work will mainly focus on clinical trials, defective products and consumer law claims against large companies. The role will also involve exploring emerging areas of legal redress under consumer law.

Leigh Day has a large and growing team dedicated to product liability, or defective products, and is ranked as the No. 1 firm in this field by the Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners legal directories. It is one of the largest product liability teams in the country, known for its capacity to cover a diverse range of claims. It has taken a leading role in a series of marquee cases in contention of late on behalf of claimants. It offers particular strength in matters relating to medical devices, pharmaceutical, cosmetic and consumer cases. Work highlights include acting for hundreds of patients who have undergone early revision surgery as a result of the failure of their metal-on-metal hip prostheses, and representing the families of people who were killed by house fires or carbon monoxide poisoning allegedly caused by recalled household appliances. To learn more visit: Product Liability - Defective Products

This position will ideally suit candidates who possess up to 6 years PQE' with relevant work experience in personal injury and/or clinical negligence is essential. Demonstrable experience in Consumer Law, Product Safety Liability and / or group litigation procedures is highly desirable. Though candidates from both claimant and respondent backgrounds will be considered, in order to be successful s/he must be able to demonstrate a genuine interest to work with a leading claimant law firm.

Leigh Day 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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