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PI Fee Earner

PI Fee Earner

  • Location

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18k depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW17722

  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-08-11

The role
 
To provide legal and administrative assistance to the Personal Injury department at our client’s South Liverpool office and to the practice as required under supervision of fee-earner.
Includes: -
  • Interviewing and updating clients
  • Drafting statements
  • Preparing instructions to experts and counsel
  • Arranging appointments
  • Drafting legal documents
  • Concluding matters at completion of legal work
  • Dealing with straightforward legal work under supervision
  • Take initial instructions from clients and advise
  • Communicate with clients, opponents, experts and counsel
  • Arrange and explain conditional fee agreements and other methods of funding, payment of disbursements and cost update letters
  • Attend court hearings as required both with and without counsel
  • Undertake administrative tasks for the department as required, including
  • Message taking
  • Filing
  • Preparing briefs and trial bundles
  • Typing
  • Maintain accurate file notes and other useable records
  • Carry out all tasks accurately and efficiently within internal and external guidelines and to deadlines
  • Comply with all internal policies and procedures in accordance with the practice’s office 
  • Comply with the SRA Handbook 2011
  • Undertake any relevant training and/or professional development as recommended by Personal Injury supervisor
The candidate 
  • Will be fully conversant with the procedures under the MOJ Portal scheme
  • Fully and actively contribute to the effective operation and development of the Personal Injury department
  • Knowledge of Proclaim Case Management software
Hours: 9am to 5pm Monday to Friday 
Salary – commensurate with experience