Fee Earner

Recruiter
Jigsaw Services Ltd
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
08 Feb 2018
Closes
16 Feb 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Fast Track Credit Hire Fee Earner

  • Join an employer that can match your career aspirations.
  • Litigation experienced (Motor/RTA/Personal Injury), ideally at a Defendant law firm.
  • Join a Private Practice that offers you the chance to work on cases of the best quality.
  • Be trained by market experts.
  • You will have the opportunity to work with Partners that are well respected in Defending cases.

Benefits include:

  • Alongside a competitive salary, they offer a package of benefits including: -

  • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays)
  • a flexible approach to start times
  • private healthcare
  • contributory pension
  • childcare vouchers
  • relaxed dress code
  • subsidised gym membership
  • bonus scheme

The Fast Track Credit Hire Fee Earner key role and responsibilities will be:

  • Independently manage your own caseload of small claims and fast-track files
  • Reviewing quantum, valuing general and special damages and formalising case plans
  • Entering into telephone negotiations, liaising with third party solicitors and insurers, own insurer clients and lay clients’; drafting documents, applications, offers, orders, directions etc.
  • Attending telephone conferences/applications
  • Seeing cases through from commencement to conclusion whilst dealing with cases in a cost effective matter
  • Ensure that all cases are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards

The minimum requirements for the Fast Track Credit Hire Fee Earner role are:

  • Proven experience of running a case load of small claims and fast track cases in a Litigation Executive/Paralegal capacity
  • Experience of communicating and working with Insurer clients
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • Knowledge of relevant Defendant case law, legal procedure and its application
  • Credit Hire experience - Preferable
  • Defendant experience - Preferable

The Company

Accessible by Public Transport, our client is a proud champion of their people. Continuously striving for excellence, they are dedicated to nurturing talent, recognising results and rewarding high performance. As they enter a period of rapid growth, they are looking for the next generation of hardworking, passionate and ambitious people to join them in a wide range of legal and support roles.

Notice to Candidates

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