Personal Injury Fee Earner

Recruiter
Acclaim Resourcing
Location
Birmingham
Posted
10 Jan 2018
Closes
09 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client a Law firm with an excellent reputation and multiple offices in the UK are currently seeking a Personal Injury Fee Earner to join their existing team.

The role:

- 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 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

The person:

- 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.


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