Solicitor - RTA

Taylor Green Recruitment
Liverpool, Merseyside
15 Jun 2017
15 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Main purpose of job

To run a caseload of RTA Fast Track files all the way through litigation to trial and to provide expert legal support and advice to the clients and ensure they receive their maximum entitlement to compensation.

To manage a team of 3 or 4 and to train, nurture and develop these junior members of staff

Key responsibilities and accountabilities:

- Reviewing files upon take over (drop offs from portal)

- To obtain the appropriate medical evidence in support of the claim

- Issuing court proceedings

- Managing the directions diary

- Delegating tasks to colleagues

- Ensuring compliance with Court Directions

- Taking/reviewing witness statements

- Preparing cases for Trial

- Delegating incoming correspondence to colleagues

- Making suitable offers and considering offers

- Liaising with RTA head of department to monitor profit costs and attending meetings

- Ensuring cases are progressed efficiently and accurately

- Monitoring colleagues work load to ensure cases are progressed and tasks are completed in timely manner

- Preparing appropriate applications

- Liaising with Counsel and attending conferences with Counsel and Clients

- Attending Court were necessary in the event that further instructions are needed by Counsel