RTA Solicitor

Recruiter
Douglas Scott Legal Recruitment
Location
United Kingdom
Posted
16 May 2018
Closes
22 Jun 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

My client is a growing law firm based in Manchester. Due to continued success they have a brand new opening for an experienced RTA Solicitor to complement their existing set up.

The firm are a friendly and down-to-earth practice that combine good quality work with a fantastic working environment. They are immensely dedicated to achieving the best possible result that we can for our claimant clients in respect of the full range of personal injury matters and therefore need someone who enjoys taking pride in their work.

The ideal candidate will be a qualified solicitor or an experienced litigator who can pursue the successful settlement of cases.

To be considered candidates must have at least 3 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 the law firm 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.

The client is looking interview shortly so if you think this may be worth considering please submit your CV for consideration.

Shortlisted candidates will be contacted within 24 hours.

Please contact Connor Franks, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

Douglas Scott are a legal recruitment expert and the UK's leading law firms trust us with their legal vacancies. We are a regulated recruitment consultancy and will discuss this role and seek your approval before submitting an application directly to the decision maker.

Please see our websitewww.douglas-scott.co.uk for more legal positions.

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