We are looking for Fee Earners or Paralegals with Small Claims or Fast-track litigation experience to join one of the UK's leading providers of legal services in Cardiff. They are growing, and there is more than one post available in their Credit Hire Team. Credit Hire experience is not essential (training will be provided where needed), but Motor or PI related litigation experience would be an advantage.
Working from their modern, high-rise office close to the railway station and parking, they have a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees. Successful applicants with a high level of application & aptitude can expect to enjoy a rewarding and successful career in this firm.
You will handle your own case load of litigated small claims and / or fast track files (dependant on experience), will deal with delegated files, comply with SLAs, review quantum, value general and special damages and formalise case plans.
You will also be involvd in telephone negotiations, liaising with third party solicitors and insurers, own insurer clients and lay clients, drafting documents, applications, offers, orders, directions etc.
TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL NEED:
• Experience of running a case load of small claims or fast track cases in a Fee earner, Litigation Executive or Paralegal capacity
• Experience of communicating and working with Insurer clients
• A basic understanding of Credit Hire
• Excellent organisation and communication skills
• An understanding of SLAs
• Knowledge of the CPR, the SRA Code of Conduct and their application
• Defendant experience would be an advantage but not essential
In addition to exceptional opportunities for career development and progression, the firm offer an attractive starting salary negotiable depending on experience, plus bonus system, flexible working hours, training bursaries and an excellent holiday package (30-35 days pa. incl. bank holidays).
If you are an experienced Fee Earner or Paralegal with litigation experience and a basic understanding of Credit Hire please apply, we’d like to hear from you.
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