Credit Hire Fee Earner

Keoghs Solicitors
Bolton, UK
20 May 2019
27 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Lead Fee Earner- Complex Credit Hire


The Complex Credit Hire unit is based within our Motor Unit and deals with claims up to a value of £250k on a non-delegated authority basis.

The team deal with cases of a complex and technical nature, and are responsible for setting the strategies by which the credit hire unit will operate.


Keoghs is one of the leading providers of claims-related services to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. We combine proven processes, technology and a low cost infrastructure with deep legal and insurance market knowledge. This enables us to create individual solutions for each of our clients that match their requirements in terms of quality, performance and value for money.

Our culture is focussed on making Keoghs sustainable and successful for our people and clients, with this our five values are at the heart of everything we do;

·We listen, are down to earth and supportive

·We work together towards a common goal

·We're friendly with a can do attitude

·We care about our clients

·We evolve


The role will involve dealing with a caseload of NDA credit hire files under the supervision of a Team Leader. Instructions are received at varying stages of the claim process and so a full knowledge of handling RTA claims through to conclusion via a court hearing is necessary.

What You Can Expect From Us

·A learning culture with employee development at the heart of the people development pathway

·Excellent flexible benefits including Annual leave entitlement and Healthcare Cash Plan as standard including 25 days holiday plus bank holidays, subsidised car parking scheme at just £20 per month, healthcare plan to promote health and well-being i.e. money towards glasses, dentist, massage, physio, health-screening etc, tech-scheme, cycle to work, travel loan and gymflex

·Standard 35 hour week plus the option to work from home


·Experience of litigation and handling Credit Hire files is essential with evidence of managing own case load and/or assisting on high value cases.

·Education - at least 5 GCSEs or equivalent are essential and a degree / LPC is preferable

·Ability to use own initiative

·Ability to plan and prioritise workloads

·Excellent listening and verbal communication skills

·Good telephone negotiation skills

·Ability to follow work processes and keep to Strategy

·Ability to recognise when sensitivity and tact are required

·Ability to make decisions

·Ability to remain calm under pressure

·Good IT skills including Word, Outlook, and experience of a Case Management System preferred

We'd like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in this position and in our organisation

Strictly no agencies please

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