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Fee Earner x 6 – Credit Hire (Litigated)

Fee Earner x 6 – Credit Hire (Litigated)

  • Location

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Legal, Legal in-house, Personal Injury, Paralegal

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Up to £32k depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW18135

  • Published:

    21 days ago

  • Duration:

    permanent

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-11

  • Startdate:

    asap

If you have Fee-earning experience in Motor Claims – we have a fantastic new opportunity in Liverpool city centre with a well-known Defendant Law Firm.

They offer excellent training, career development and progression, an excellent work/life balance AND flexible working hours.

They currently have multiple requirements across their Liverpool and Manchester city centre office locations, including 6 x  Fee Earner positions for their Liverpool Credit Hire team, dealing with litigated matters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pursue settlement of files in line with client instruction / client guidelines
  • Negotiations with Insured, Insurer + third Parties to pursue the settlement of cases/costs
  • Court Telephone Hearings to ensure progress and all actions to bring the case to settlement
  • Timely and accurate management of billing and management information systems
  • Allocate funds to the appropriate client accounts as per agreed procedures
  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls
  • Reviews of files in line with Client requirements
  • Updating reports
  • Meeting agreed performance targets
  • Ensuring files are kept within ISO 9001 guidelines
  • Provide written updates by email or letter to clients detailing case activity
  • To ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011

Essential

  • Previous experience in credit hire a minimum either defendant (preferable) or claimant
  • Experience of small claims and fast track matters
  • Previous experience of handling own caseload
  • Good telephone negotiation skills
  • An understanding of case law and litigation practice & process and CPO
  • Ability to make decisions
  • Ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Proficient IT skills

Desirable:

  • Knowledge / experience of the litigation process and RTA (Road Traffic Accident Claims)
  • Experience of Indemnity Principles and CCFAs

Excellent benefits include:

  • Generous Holiday entitlements
  • Employer contributed pension plan
  • Healthcare cash plan
  • Private Medical insurance
  • Critical illness cover
  • Flexible working opportunities
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity schemes
  • Subsidised car parking
  • Childcare Vouchers
  • Cycle2work scheme
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Multiple Retail discounts
  • Season Ticket loan (helping with cost of travel to work)
  • Long Service Awards
  • First class training and development
  • Clear career pathway/ promotional opportunities
     

Apply now using the link shown, with your up to date CV.

Alternatively, contact Kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk or call 0151 242 1630 / 07858 388 799