Legal Expenses Specialist

Recruiter
The Workpoint
Location
Kent, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
13 Aug 2019
Closes
22 Aug 2019
Ref
1217043154
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are looking for a Legal Expenses specialist to manage legal expenses claims and provide specialist advice to personal policyholders on a wide range of everyday legal areas.

Working in a world-class claims management and handling service, the Legal Expenses Specialist will:

* Act as first point of contact for policy holders and provide advice on multiple areas of law

* Manage expectations, explain decisions and steps in the claims process

* Identify legal risks with each issue and explain potential solutions

* Complete investigations into the circumstances of the incident and the value of the claim

* Carry out legal research as required

* Negotiate settlement on the best possible terms

* Draft the necessary documents to issue court proceedings, comply with court directions, draft statements and ready the file for a final court hearing

* Assist with recoveries and manage relationships with external solicitors

* Create records for each activity and record in the in-house system

* Ensure good working relationships with all parties

* Provide input to the development of the business

The Legal Expenses Specialist will have a Legal Qualification including LPC and:

* A current practising certificate

* Be a Practicing solicitor specialising in civil litigation and consumer rights, liability, PI, and employment disputes

* Experience of case management and representation at court

* Comprehensive practical or academic knowledge of employment, property and consumer law (essential)

* Previous experience in a similar role or in a law firm (essential)

* Be a confident user of Microsoft Office products

Working 37.5 hours per week, Monday - Friday (9am - 5:30pm), you'll receive a competitive basic salary circa £40,000pa negotiable depending on experience, plus a profit-performance related bonus, pension, 22 + 8 days holiday, free parking and other excellent benefits.

If you are an experienced Legal Expenses Specialist with practical or academic knowledge of employment, property & consumer law, please apply, we'd like to hear from you

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