Credit Hire / PI Fee Earner

Recruiter
Workpoint Recruitment Ltd
Location
London (Greater)
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
15 Jun 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Credit Hire / PI Fee EarnerOne 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 to join their growing Credit Hire / PI Department in London.
Working from their modern, high-rise office close to Bank Underground Station, they have a strong reputation for training, developing and nurturing employees and an exceptional employee benefits package.
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.
Main Responsibilities of the role include:
•Handling own case load of defendant small claims, fast track and MOJ files•Dealing with delegated files and complying with SLAs•Reviewing quantum, valuing general and special damages and formalising case plans•Telephone negotiations with own & third-party solicitors, insurers and clients •Drafting documents, applications, offers, orders, directions etc.•Attending telephone conferences/applications•Updating case management system•Seeing cases through from commencement to conclusion in a cost-effective matter•Ensuring compliance with Solicitors’ Accounts Rules & Law Society Practice Management Standards
The successful applicants will have the following experience:
•Credit Hire experience – Preferable but not essential•Defendant experience – Preferable but not essential•Proven experience of running a case load of small claims and fast track cases in a Litigation Executive/Paralegal capacity - Essential•Experience of communicating and working with Insurer clients – Essential•The ability to run an effective diary system - Essential•Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills - Essential•Knowledge of relevant Defendant case law, legal procedure and its application – Essential•Excellent organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal - Essential•The ability to work effectively under pressure - Essential•The ability to adhere to SLAs - Essential•The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team - Essential
In addition to exceptional opportunities for career development and progression, the firm offer an attractive & competitive 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, and you have the experience requirements mentioned above, please apply, we’d like to hear from you.
This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81432719

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