Fee Earner-Motor Fraud Team

Recruiter
Acclaim Resourcing
Location
Birmingham, West Midlands
Salary
22000.0000
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client a fantastic organisation working within the Insurance and Legal arena are currently seeking a Fee Earner to join their progressive team.

Specific responsibilities will include:-

• Handling a varied caseload of pre-litigated and litigated claims (depending on experience), with an appropriate level of supervision
• Supporting the more experienced fee earners in the team on the more complex or larger fraud cases
• Acting as a point of contact for clients, demonstrating a level of knowledge and skill commensurate with experience
• Ensuring full compliance with clients' SLAs and internal protocols
• Demonstrating a high level of financial management in respect of own files
• Achieving annual fee targets and hitting 1440 chargeable hours per year
• Supporting marketing and business development activity within the team e.g. attending marketing events and client training
• Building an awareness of the Firm's other services, developing effective internal and external networks
• Maintaining and developing technical knowledge through attendance at training sessions, reading appropriate publications and meeting Solicitors Regulatory Authority CPD requirements, where necessary

Key skills

• Experienced fee earner (Paralegal / Litigation Executive, Legal Executive or Solicitor), preferably with a strong litigation background gained within a personal injury environment
• Knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules
• Expertise in fraud is beneficial, but not essential, as the successful candidate will be fully trained in dealing with fraud cases
• Confident negotiator and communicator
• First class investigation and analytical skills
• Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision, but also a team player with a collegiate approach to knowledge sharing and problem solving, particularly in the case of multi-site clients which are supported across the team
• A commercial perspective on legal issues

Please apply with an up to date CV for more information on this exciting role.