Claimant RTA Paralegal - Cheadle

Recruiter
Optimal People & Business Services Ltd
Location
Cheadle Hulme, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Sep 2019
Closes
07 Sep 2019
Ref
1230966920
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our client, are a well-established progressive Law Practice based in Cheadle, who are expanding following a period of growth.

We have a strong reputation in the Personal Injury Sector and are therefore seeking to appoint an experienced RTA Paralegal to join our Pre-Litigation team.

Claimant RTA Paralegal - Cheadle

* You will have a minimum of 18-month previous experience in handling your own caseload of RTA files independently.

* You will be a highly driven and ambitious individual.

* You will have experience of running a caseload of Portal and/or Non-Portal RTA files.

* You will have an excellent telephone manner.

* You will have a high level of customer service.

* You will have an excellent ability to pay attention to detail.

* Knowledge of the RTA Portal Stages 1-3 and/or knowledge of the Personal Injury Pre-Action Protocol.

* Knowledge of using Proclaim, Case Management System is preferable but is not essential.

Salary Flexibility:

£16k - £30k

DOE

Quarterly bonus based on fees and settlements.

Working Hours:

9-5

Team Setup:

4 people in the Paralegal team., 3 in the solicitors, 2 litigation assistants

Interview Process: 1 stage - 2 if needed.

Benefits:

* 22 days holiday + bank holidays

* A competitive salary

* An achievable bonus scheme which allows you to earn extra each month

* A great working environment

* The opportunity to move into other areas of law should any changes affect the Personal Injury Sector.

Address: Cheadle, Cheshire

We are a well-established progressive Law Practice based in Cheadle, who are expanding following a period of growth.

We have a strong reputation in the Personal Injury Sector and are therefore seeking to appoint an experienced RTA Paralegal to join our Pre-Litigation team.

The Role

To run a caseload of approximately 250 MOJ Portal and Non-Portal cases which will include credit hire. To complete the day to day running of the cases and hold discussions and negotiations with third party insurers and solicitors, and you will be actively encouraged to speak with clients via the telephone in order to progress each file efficiently. You will be assessing quantum and liability as well as making settlement offers.

Suitable Candidates

* You will have a minimum of 12-month previous experience in handling your own caseload of RTA files independently.

* You will be a highly driven and ambitious individual.

* You will have experience of running a caseload of Portal and/or Non-Portal RTA files.

* You will have an excellent telephone manner.

* You will have a high level of customer service.

* You will have an excellent ability to pay attention to detail.

* Knowledge of the RTA Portal Stages 1-3 and/or knowledge of the Personal Injury Pre-Action Protocol.

* Knowledge of using Proclaim, Case Management System is preferable but is not essential.

Salary & Benefits

* You will be rewarded with a competitive salary, negotiable dependent upon experience.

* The opportunity to participate in the firm's bonus structure.

* Working hours - Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm.

* Employment in a progressive team, who offers support and guidance to develop your technical knowledge

This is an excellent opportunity to join a reputable law firm who value their employees. Please forward your CV for immediate consideration

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