RTA Team Leader / Senior Personal Injury Lawyer / Solicitor

Recruiter
Bluetownonline LTD
Location
Shoreditch, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Ref
1258267586
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Title: RTA Head of Team

Location: Northenden, Manchester

Salary: up to £40,000 depending on experience + commission

Job type: Full time, Permanent

The Company is a modern & innovative personal injury law firm based in Northenden, and are a top 200 UK Law firm and are recognised in the Legal 500 Leading Firms for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence.

They have an excellent reputation in the market and are rated highly on Trust Pilot. Client care is at the heart of everything they do and they pride themselves in their work helping injured people.

Job Purpose:

Due to continued success and growth, (they beat their yearly targets again!) they're currently looking for an experienced RTA litigator and Team Leader. This role will be to join their Road Traffic Accidents department, managing a caseload while supervising 2/3 junior fee earners. You will have access to both secretarial and paralegal support to help you maximise your fee earning.

The caseload will be from cradle to grave and you will deal with all stages from portal to trial. Therefore, you must be an experienced RTA Litigator (4 years plus,) who really knows the entire process. Cases will be majority fast track but there will also be some multi track work from high quality non CMC sources.

They are looking for a pragmatic and tenacious individual, who has a keen eye for detail but is always aware of the larger picture. A keen litigator who is able to lead their team from the front.

The Candidate:
  • Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload from cradle to grave
  • Genuine tenacity. Confidence in dealing with and using the CPR to win
  • Excellent client care ability, with a passion for achieving the best possible outcome for their clients
  • People management skills, able to offer strong supervision to juniors
  • Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial / disposal hearing
  • Knowledge of Proclaim case management system

Working Hours

Their standard working hours are Monday - Thursday 8:30am to 5:30pm and Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm

What's on offer?

The company always endeavour to recruit and retain the best staff around. To do so they offer competitive remuneration packages, ongoing training and development opportunities and a wide variety of interesting and challenging work. Additionally, they also offer the following incentives:
  • Excellent regular training including away days
  • 20 days holiday, rising by 1 day per year to a max of 23 days, plus bank/public hols. Closed between Christmas and New Year. Additional 3 days between Christmas and New Year
  • 3 holiday buy backs per year after 1 year of service
  • Private medical insurance available after 2 years' service
  • Life Assurance policy - 2 x salary based on annual salary only - eligibility commences when you join the company
  • Active social committee, firm pays for trips to e.g. Bowling, Chester Races, Christmas party, Summer Barbecue
  • Health and Wellbeing initiatives like weekly boot camp, football and netball
  • Regular charitable activities to support the community
  • Employee Assistance Programme which offers 24-hour helpline, Legal info and CBT - available immediately
  • Free fruit delivered twice a week

Please click on the APPLY button to send your CV and Cover Letter for this role.

Candidates with the relevant experience or job titles of; RTA Team Leader, Fee Earner, Road Traffic Accident Fee Earner, Legal Caseworker, Newly Qualified Solicitor, Law Graduate, Junior Solicitor, Lawyer, PI Solicitor, Personal Injury Lawyer, RTA Solicitor, Chartered Legal Executive, Personal Injury Caseworker, PI Caseworker, Personal Injury Fee Earner, PI Fee Earner, RTA Caseworker, RTA Fee Earner, Legal Assistant will also be considered for this role.

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