Litigation Assistant

Recruiter
Switch Recruitment
Location
Bristol
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
08 Feb 2017
Closes
08 Mar 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client a market leader in legal expenses insurance are currently looking for a Litigation Assistant to join their expanding team. The candidate will handle a case load of MOJ Portal Personal Injury claims with minimal supervision from inception to conclusion taking all necessary steps to bring claims to a successful conclusion as swiftly as possible. Other duties include:

• Making initial contact with client on receiving initial instructions

• Assessing prospects of success on each claim allocated to you

• Submitting files for closure when appropriate - if, for example, there is no prospect of success

• Ensuring that proper attendance notes are kept of all telephone calls handled by you and of all perusals and that all attendance notes are made promptly

• Assessing quantum and the prospects of success for cases under your conduct

• Ensuring that paper and electronic files are maintained in good order

• Recording time appropriately and maximising costs recovery

• Taking all steps to bring claims to a successful conclusion promptly and in accordance with the Claims Handling Model if appropriate

• Complying with the company’s closure procedure at the completion of a claim

• Ensuring that all limitation dates and Court deadlines are complied with and properly diarised

If you feel you are suited to the role please dont hesitate to apply.