We are seeking a personal injury Associate/ Senior Associate to join Enable Law as part of our Abuse Team in Exeter.  This is an exciting time in our development and following a sustained period of growth there is a clear opportunity to fast track your career within a supportive and driven environment.

What you'll do

We are passionate about providing our clients with a quality service which embodies the values that make us different, authentic, expert and supportive.

In this role, you will:-

  • Have the opportunity to work on a full range of existing and new cases for the Abuse Team
  • Represent a range of clients including individuals who have been affected by recent and non-recent abuse
  • Deal with a variety of claims from social services failures to abuse by employees and individuals in private and in clinical settings
  • Develop your own caseload, under supervision and with full support
  • Be fully involved in a range of Business Development activities
  • Work with the Partners and others within the wider team to develop the personal injury service and client base.

What we need

You will have:

  • A minimum of 3 years pqe and with excellent proven technical knowledge and track record in personal injury law
  • Experience of abuse claims is desired but not necessary
  • A high level of organisation and initiative
  • Experience of some business development and marketing activities and increasing the client base
  • Excellent all round communication skills including the capability to develop and maintain strong client relationships

Meet the teamhttps://www.enablelaw.com/meet-the-team/

Why Enable Law?

Enable Law is one of the UK’s leading specialist medical negligence, personal injury and mental capacity law firms. Our team of over 100 individuals aims to provide a high quality service in a friendly and approachable way. We work for clients across the UK and have offices in seven locations across the South West, South Coast and London.


Enable Law is part of the Foot Anstey group.  We are one of the UK's fastest growing law firms. We believe in helping our clients and people achieve their ambitions, unlocking new and exciting opportunities. Our team of business and legal advisors are motivated by understanding clients' goals and collaborating with them and other advisers to deliver solutions.  We are on an exciting journey to become our clients’ most trusted advisor, enabling them to achieve their ambitions. How we do it is just as important as what we do. Our values of collaboration over convention, championing aspiration, being refreshingly human, embracing entrepreneurial spirit and delivering integrated thinking guide the way we act, every day, from the way we operate as a business to how we treat our colleagues and clients.

Over our history we've grown from a high-street firm to a significant regional and national player working with leading brands and individuals predominantly across six key sectors: Retail & Consumer, Financial Services, Energy & Infrastructure, Media & Entertainment, Developers and Private Wealth. Our strategy of gaining market share through meeting clients' needs, investing in and developing high quality talent and using technology and innovation to enhance our services has led to significant growth. We now operate from seven bases: Truro, Plymouth, Exeter, Taunton, Bristol, Southampton and London.

Our people are critical to our success. We help our employees achieve their aspirations through offering meaningful careers with balanced rewards, which have been carefully designed to focus on personal wellbeing. We offer continual opportunities for support and professional development through our Business Skills Academy and Digital Skills Academy. We believe in empowering each other to achieve and strive to create a progressive and inclusive working environment.   We are open to discussing flexible working patterns for all of our vacancies. Over 40% of our employees have a permanent flexible working pattern, which is something that we actively encourage.  Due to the pandemic, the majority of our employees are currently working on a flexible, remote basis.  We anticipate a gradual return to our offices over the upcoming months in line with Government guidance.  

What our clients say

"The firm is excellent and has a very progressive approach.  It's service cannot be faulted"

"Their knowledge of the particular topics is excellent, and they balance a professional approach with kindness and compassion to clients who may have had very painful and traumatic experiences"

Chambers UK



The recruitment process

We appreciate the time and effort it takes to apply for a role. We will acknowledge your application immediately and we will respond within 7 days regardless of outcome.  We review applications on a rolling basis and will move to shortlist as soon as possible. Typically we undertake a two interview stage process. Throughout the process you will receive ample information about us and the role.

We were delighted to be awarded the National Equality Standard (NES) in April 2018.  Promoting diversity and inclusion is one of the cornerstones of our people strategy and we actively encourage applications from all suitably qualified people, regardless of any characteristics protected by law. If you apply for this role you are encouraged to answer how diversity and social mobility monitoring questions. The answers you provide will remain entirely anonymous and confidential and will in no way impact your application.

If you have any questions about the role or your application, then please contact Ellen Marsh (ellen.marsh@footanstey.com) on 0117 915 4665

And finally...

Good luck!

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