Motor Claims-Paralegal

Recruiter
Acclaim Resourcing
Location
Newport, Gwent
Salary
18000.0000
Posted
17 Jul 2017
Closes
16 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client a large organisation working within the Legal and Insurance sectors are currently seeking a Paralegal to join their existing team.

Core responsibilities

• Acting as a first point of contact for designated clients.
• Resolving general accounting matters / issuing bills.
• Building relationships with client contacts at all levels (due to the nature of the work, contacts range from in house legal teams to production departments, human resources teams, line managers etc)
• Day to day responsibilities will include but is not limited to the following:-

Analysis of evidence and setting case strategies encompassing both technical and commercial considerations, obtaining and drafting pleadings, witness statements and letters of response, conducting (telephone) negotiation of claims, preparing detailed counter schedules, sound file management - to include consistent and accurate: billing; management of WIP and file closures; updating Management Information.

• Participating in marketing and client training events where necessary.
• Handle confidential information in line with the firms data security protocols.

Key skills

• Previous experience of dealing with Motor claims (either pre-litigation or litigated) is necessary.
• Experience of working in a target driven commercial environment would also be an advantage.
• Excellent commercial awareness and an interest in broader business issues.
• This individual will be expected to be able to identify market trends, to provide commercially rounded advice to clients and view things from a business perspective.
• Flexible with an ability to adapt to rapid change, both internally and in the context of client's businesses.
• Team player with a collegiate approach to knowledge sharing and problem solving, particular in the case of multi-site clients which are supported across the team.

Please apply with an up to date CV for this exciting opportunity.