EL / PL Fee Earner

Recruiter
LNH Recruitment
Location
Macclesfield
Salary
£25,000 - £35,000
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
15 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Job Purpose

To deal with EL/PL matters form inception through to settlement and/or trial.

To represent clients who have been injured at work or in a public place when it was not their fault in order to obtain compensation effectively on their behalf.

Core Activities

· Ability to run issued, fast track matters with minimal supervision.

· To manage all stages of the litigation process form portal submission to full litigation at court.

· To effectively act upon court directions and to prepare matters for trial

· Liaising with Insurance Companies and Defendant Solicitors verbally and written

· Action Tasks on a daily basis

· Review files fully and identify next steps and put this in action.

· Sending out relevant letters to clients, insurance companies, witnesses, police etc.

· Inbound and outbound client contact throughout their claim

· Reviewing medical records, medical reports, police reports etc.

Essential Skills/Experience

· Legal Knowledge of the EL/PL portal process

· Legal knowledge of the CPR and fast-track litigation process

· Ability to use: Word, Outlook, Excel

· Experience of working in a fast paced, target driven environment

· Attention to detail

· Organisation and admin skills

· Communication skills: written and verbal

· Ability to work individually or part as a team

Desirable Skills/Experience

· Experience of using Proclaim case management system

· Legal knowledge of compensation claims system

· Experience of running EL/PL claims

· Knowledge of LASPO