Claims Handler

Recruiter
SF Group
Location
Bradford
Salary
20000.0000
Posted
19 Mar 2017
Closes
18 Apr 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

I am currently recruiting for an experienced Claims Handlers to join a well known law firm based in central Bradford, you will be working within their Litigation team responsible for dealing with Employer Liability and Public Liability personal injury claims. The successful candidate will have previously worked in EL/PL claims along with excellent organisation and communication skills.

Duties will include:

  • Conduct defence of general insurance claims, including mainly claims for Personal Injury
  • Deal with opponents, experts, statutory bodies and client by e-mail, telephone and in writing
  • Negotiate on issues of liability and quantum
  • Assist senior colleagues, if requested, with higher value claims
  • Pursue recovery of client's losses, where appropriate, from third parties
  • Maintain accurate financial/reserve/risk management information on all claims
  • Comply with internal, client and procedural protocols
  • Ensure that personal objectives are reviewed and met
  • Develop a good relationship with existing and potential clients ensuring that a high standard of client care in exercised at all times
  • Ensure that relevant training is carried out and keep up to date with relevant legislation and practice
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with SRA/Law Society Regulations
  • Take an active part, with the Department Head and Fee Earners from other departments in marketing initiatives benefiting both their own department and other departments of the Firm
  • Carry out duties and responsibilities with due regard to the firm's Equality