Defendant Lawyer - Disease

Recruiter
ACS Recruitment Consultants
Location
North West England
Posted
10 Sep 2018
Closes
14 Oct 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Defendant Insurance Lawyer : Disease
37.5 Hours a week. Monday : Friday.
C£35,000-40,000

Main purpose of role:

Review and maintain a caseload of defendant disease claims (mainly NIHL) on behalf of our HNW insurer clients.
Key Accountabilities:
You will be responsible for your own caseload of defendant disease matters from pre litigation stage through to trial. Most claims are noise induced hearing loss but there will occasionally be HAVS and asbestos claims included.
Cases will include instruction on both a delegated and non delegated basis.
The ability to work under your own initiative is essential whilst not being afraid to ask questions when necessary.
You will also handle and provide advice on claims involving policy coverage disputes and suspected fraud.
Experience:

* Minimum of 4 years' experience of managing your own caseload of defendant disease claims, with good technical knowledge, gained preferably from within an Insurer or Solicitor background



* In depth knowledge of the CPR, Pre Action Protocols, Personal Injury Protocol and litigation procedures



* Computer literate and able to comfortably use Microsoft Excel/Word and case management systems, in particular Proclaim

All Applicants will be reviewed within the next working day and successful applicants will be acknowledged within 2 working days.

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