RTA Litigation Solicitor or Fee Earner

New Way Recruitment Services
08 Mar 2018
16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently seeking an experienced RTA Litigation Solicitor or Fee Earner to join a law firm who are expanding there in house RTA Litigation Department on a permanent basis.

Our client is an extremely friendly and down-to-earth practice that combines good quality work with a fantastic working environment. They are immensely dedicated to achieving the best possible result that they can for their claimant clients in respect of the full range of personal injury matters.

Job Description

Experienced litigator required to pursue the successful settlement of cases

Candidates ideally must have at least 2 years’ experience, and be able to demonstrate the equivalent level of skills and desired competencies within a similar law practice. This opportunity offers excellent potential for career progression for the right candidate.

The successful candidate will be expected to:

Handle a full caseload of Fast Track RTA litigated and Pre-Litigated matters including:

    Undertake discussions and negotiations with Insured, Insurer and Third Party Solicitors to pursue the rapid and appropriate settlement of cases and the apportionment of costs
    Undertake Court Telephone Hearings to ensure progress is maximised and all actions have been undertaken to bring the case to settlement
    Timely and accurate maintenance of all case management, billing and management information systems to ensure completeness of records and aid business decision making
    Allocate funds to the appropriate client accounts as per agreed procedures to ensure the client and our client receive appropriate payments
    Delegation of tasks where available and appropriate to other members of the team
    Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls
    Undertaking periodic reviews of files in line with Client requirements
    Updating reports
    Meeting agreed performance targets
    Ensuring files are kept within ISO 9001 guidelines
    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 when requested
    To ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011

    Salary £20,000 - £30,000 - dependent on years of experience28 days annual leaveFlexible working hoursTime off in lieuOpportunity to accrue 4 extra days of annual leave per yearTime off for birthdayRelaxed working environmentPermanent, full time position

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