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PI Fee Earner

  • Location:

    Liverpool

  • Sector:

    Legal, Personal Injury

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £18k depending on experience

  • Contact:

    Kathryn Wycherley

  • Contact email:

    kathryn@kingsleyrecruitment.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    KW17722

  • Published:

    17 days ago

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