Fraud Rings Fee Earner

Expiring today

Recruiter
Keoghs Solicitors
Location
Blackburn
Posted
13 Nov 2017
Closes
17 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fraud Rings Fee Earner - Bolton - Permanent

Keoghs is one of the leading providers of claims-related services to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. We combine proven processes, technology and a low cost infrastructure with deep legal and insurance market knowledge. This enables us to create individual solutions for each of our clients that match their requirements in terms of quality, performance and value for money.

We are seeking a Fee Earner to join our Fraud Rings Team within our Counter Fraud division.

To investigate and resolve pre-litigated and litigated cases where fraud is suspected, to the satisfaction of our clients.

Key Accountabilities

• Identify fraud type, set initial strategy, action plan and assess prospects of success following a review of available evidence in accordance with client guidelines
• Consider and advise on the position of indemnity and appropriate case law
• Compliance to the court timetable and employing procedural tactics to the clients' advantage. Undertaking advocacy where required
• Undertake key investigations in accordance with identified fraud type and regularly review strategy, following Keoghs processes
• Provide written updates by email or letter to clients detailing case activity to ensure that they receive up to date and accurate information about progress
• Advise on potential recovery and enforcement in appropriate cases
• Upon fraud being ruled out, to pursue the rapid and economic settlement of cases and costs
• Achievement of Keoghs KPI's, objectives and financial targets
• Timely and accurate maintenance of all case management, billing and management information systems. Adherence to file management policies
• To ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2015

Key Skills and Attributes


• Established career in civil litigation claims handling / as a legal fee earner or suitably qualified (ILEX, LPC etc)
• Experience of running an RTA litigated caseload, working knowledge of CPR
• An understanding of insurance litigation practice and processes together with indemnity principles
• Proficient use of a case management system, MS Office suite and Outlook email. Experience of time recording and billing systems
• The desire and enthusiasm to want to move into the fraud rings area

What You Can Expect From Us

•A learning culture with employee development at the heart of the people development pathway
•Excellent flexible benefits including Annual leave entitlement and Healthcare Cash Plan as standard
Standard 35 hour week plus the option to work from home

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for interest in this position and in our organisation

Strictly no agencies please