MOJ Fee Earner

Recruiter
IRS
Location
Manchester, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
16 Sep 2019
Closes
18 Sep 2019
Ref
1260849567
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is seeking an MOJ Fee Earner to join their team in Manchester.

Your responsibilities will include:
• The FE will take on a wide range of delegated tasks over time.
• The FE will be set a settlement and billing target per month, which the FE will be expected to achieve. These targets will go towards the teams overall monthly target and the business units targets.
• Whilst working within a supervised environment, the FE will be responsible for organising and prioritising their own work load on a daily basis, ensuring that a satisfactory level of quality and performance is achieved to ensure effective client service.
• The responsibilities of the FE will vary depending upon their stage of development, however, it is anticipated that the FE will work to develop skills and gain an in-depth understanding in:
Technical Skills:
• Reviewing new files, notating in accordance with ISO & client guidelines.
• Investigation and fact finding research, to ensure all relevant information has been found from insurer clients, insured parties, claimant solicitors and any other third parties.
• Negotiating costs, developing an understanding of the predictive costs and fixed MOJ costs regime.
• Requesting payments from insurer Clients and ensuring payments are raised/paid in accordance with Court Orders.
• Developing sound settlement tactics.
• Working with action lists in Visual Files.
• Develop confident communication skills to liaise with all parties relating to a claim where necessary.

To apply for this role the successful Candidate must have the following Skills:
• Pre-action protocols.
• Understanding of the Civil Procedural Rules.
• Understanding the MOJ process.
• Adapting to client protocols and adopting a client focussed approach.
• Ensuring processes happen on time and chasing documents as and when required, from insurer clients, insured parties, claimant solicitors, the courts and any other third parties.
• Curt telephone hearings.
• Capturing MI in a timely and prompt manner.
• Working within internal benchmarks to ensure quality of work.
• Bills processing.
Drafting Skills:
• Client reporting requirements.
• Court documentation.
• Instructions to Counsel.
• Part 37 Payments into Court.

How to apply:

To apply for this role, please forward you're CV in confidence quoting reference 1909-13SHA.

Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if we do not hear from you within 7 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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