Law firm aiming to recruit 150 staff as part of growth strategy

Faraz Fazal

Manchester law firm, Veritas Solicitors, is to recruit 150 new staff over the next six months.

The firm, which was founded in 2007, currently employs 118 staff across the business.

Occupying three floors at its eight-storey Cardinal House HQ, the firm aims to employ more than 250 staff as it targets new areas of law.

Currently specialising in housing disrepair, financial mis-selling, personal injury and clinical negligence amongst others, Veritas will soon be increasing resource to departments including immigration, industrial disease, commercial and employment law.

Regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority, the firm has recovered millions of pounds for its clients since 2007 and invested heavily in tech driven processes.

Managing partner, Faraz Fazal, has almost 15-years’ industry experience, and said: “I am incredibly proud to see the sheer pace at which we have grown over the last few years, and we are not showing any signs of slowing down.

“The success is testament to my incredible team and their commitment towards making justice accessible to more people.

“Investment in the latest technology has also permitted our processes to be more agile and robust which interprets to provide an ultra-responsive and efficient service to our clients.”

Veritas’s housing disrepair department has seen significant growth over the past few months with the firm currently dealing with thousands of claims and growing.

The firm is looking to employ people right across the business from legal staff in the form of solicitors and paralegals to management in the form of supervisors, managers and trainers, along with tech related staff.

Faraz added: “The projection and growth plan we have for the coming months is extremely ambitious, but we are very confident we can achieve it.

“We are already a large firm, but what this means is, we will be able to represent more clients and bring justice to more people, which has always been our goal.

“It is a hugely exciting time to be part of Veritas right now and we are looking forward to what the future brings.”