Legal Advisor/ Fee Earner - Pre-Litigation (Credit Hire/ PI)

24 Apr 2018
22 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Working for a dynamic and a multi-service law firm based in Manchester. Providing both commercial and client services, this company have recently moved to modern and extensively equipped office and are offering a hardworking and ambitious Legal Advisor/ Fee Earner a huge opportunity to develop your career within and expanding company. Salary up to £23058 plus excellent benefits.

About The Role:
Responsible for taking individual responsibility for a caseload of pre-litigated Personal Injury cases with credit hire that proceed both in and out of the MOJ portal
Manage cases with confidence and knowledge of the Company's exceptional customer service standard
Demonstrate a good understanding of the pre-action protocol and the technical issues involved in pursuing a pre-litigated case
Working knowledge of road traffic accidents, liability and relevant case law
Operate in line with both internal and external compliance standards
Maintains strong relationships with both internal colleagues and external customers and agencies.
Ensure all cases are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors' Accounts Rules and Law Society practice management standards
Be able to deal with claims proceeding via the MOJ portal up to the value of £25,000
Handling claims proceeding out with the MOJ portal up to the value of £20,000 with supervision
Deal with Stage 1, 2 and 3 of the MOJ portal, and review and value GP reports without supervision
Take individual responsibility of a caseload up to 200 files

Essential Skills & Experience
Experience of dealing with claims
Have an excellent understanding of the MOJ portal and the pre-action protocol
Have a good understanding of the intricacies of the tactical exiting of claims from the MOJ portal
Ability to demonstrate working aspects of the Civil Procedure Rules

About The Benefits
Close to public transport links
Excellent career progression opportunities
20 days annual leave plus Bank Holidays which increases by 1 day each year
Monday - Friday 08:30am - 5.00pm
Perkbox - shopping discounts, entertainment, restaurants discounts, free car breakdown cover, phone insurance
Childcare voucher scheme
After 12 months enrol in company bonus scheme, increased holiday entitlement, birthday off and company sick pay scheme

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