Personal Injury Solicitor

Recruiter
Contempo Recruitment
Location
Torquay
Posted
14 Apr 2018
Closes
14 May 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
An excellent opportunity has arisen for an experienced Legal professional to support a growing Torquay based firm on the outskirts of Torbay. Do you have at least 2 years’ experience in Personal Injury matters and like the flexibility of part time school hours? If so this could be the role for you!

The role would suit an experienced Litigation fee earner (this can be a Solicitor, Legal Executive or a Paralegal with demonstrable experience of running their own Litigation caseload with minimal supervision but support will be offered 24/7.

The Role:

The main aim of the role is to provide support to all Partners and Fee Earners in progressing client’s claims to a successful conclusion.

The role will involve:

- Initial instructions from potential new clients, both in person and over the telephone
- Opening new files and preparing initial funding documentation
- Advising clients on various funding options available
- Liaising with medical agencies
- Dealing with fast track portal claims
- Preparing and drafting supporting witness statements
- Drafting standard Court documents
- Providing administrative and telephone support to the team, as and when required

The Candidate:

- Previous experience in Personal Injury
- Good numeracy skills, in order to deal accurately with accounts
- Solid IT skills with a good working knowledge of all Microsoft packages
- Excellent attention to detail

The Benefits:

- Competitive salary
- Bonus scheme
- 20 - 25 days holiday per annum increasing with service
- Life assurance
- Healthcare cash plan
- Pension scheme

If you can demonstrate previous experience and you feel that you have the knowledge, enthusiasm to deliver this role then please apply below.

Contempo Recruitment is an ethical, independent recruitment agency serving candidates and clients across Devon and Cornwall. Our advertised roles relate to real vacancies that exist with our clients.

Please be aware that we will endeavour to contact all applicants, however if you have not been contacted within 72 hrs please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion and your CV will be kept on record for future positions.

Contempo Recruitment is an employment agency acting as such under the Employment Act 2008 and Employment Agencies Act 1973 (and amendments)

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