Credit Hire Fee Earner

Recruiter
Workpoint Recruitment Ltd
Location
Cardiff (Caerdydd)
Posted
12 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Hire Fee Earners. One of the UK's leading providers of legal services and claims solutions to the insurance industry - a successful & long established firm of solicitors with UK-wide coverage - are looking for Fee Earners or Paralegals with Small Claims or Fast-track litigation experience to join their growing Defendant Credit Hire Department in Cardiff. There is more than one post available.
Working from their modern, high-rise office close to the railway station and parking, they have a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees.
With opportunities for career development and progression arising on a regular basis, successful applicants with a high level of application & aptitude can expect to enjoy a rewarding and successful career in this firm.
DUTIES WILL INCLUDE: • Handling own case load of defendant small claims, fast track or MOJ files, depending on experience• Dealing with delegated files and complying with SLAs• 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• Managing time in an effective manner with organisational skills and use of case management system• 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 SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE : • Proven experience of running a case load of small claims or fast track cases in a Fee earner, Litigation Executive or Paralegal capacity • Experience of communicating and working with Insurer clients • An understanding of Credit Hire • The ability to run an effective diary system • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills • Knowledge of relevant case law, legal procedure and its application • Excellent organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal • The ability to work effectively under pressure • The ability to adhere to SLAs • Knowledge of the CPR, the SRA Code of Conduct and their application • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team • Defendant experience would be an advantage but not essential
In addition to exceptional opportunities for career development and progression, the firm offer an attractive starting salary negotiable depending on experience, plus bonus system, private health care, childcare vouchers and an excellent holiday package (30-35 days pa. incl. bank holidays)
If you are an experienced Fee Earner or Paralegal with Credit Hire and litigation experience please apply, we’d like to hear from you.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/80925198

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