Defendant Litigation Executive

Connect 3
Manchester, UK
16 Sep 2019
18 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Defendant Litigation Executive:: £28,000 - £32,000 + Bonus + Pension and Healthcare

Cilex Training and Apprenticeship Schemes

Legal 500 Firm

A Legal 500 firm based in Manchester City Centre looking for a Defendant Litigation Executive to join a highly successful team.

As a group they have over 25 years' experience, along with being a British Claims awards winner and Claimant law firm of the year.

With extremely low staff turnover and further opportunities for professional development/training you are sure to be part of a successful and highly motivating team of executives.
Candidates with previous EL PL Defendant litigation executive / fee earner experience is key along with a positive attitude for success. We are looking for motivated and driven candidates that take pride in the work they conduct.

You will have the opportunity to grow!!! Growth is key as a defendant litigation executive. You will be given the best chance to develop your career with like-minded individuals and proven success stories. With development into management.

On successful placement into this professional yet challenging environment, you will receive high class training relevant to your skillset and an opportunity to explore other areas of the business once embedded within the company.
Our client is measured on the quality of service, honesty and client care, all of which assist in the growth of their brand within the legal sector, which makes them proud of who they are today.

The Role - Defendant Litigation Executive
  • Dealing with pre and post litigation EL/PL Cases
  • Management of between 100-150 files at any given time
  • Working to court deadlines
  • Liaising and Reporting to insurers
  • Ensuring limitations dates are met
  • Writing letters negotiating settlements
  • Witness Statements
  • Letters of Instruction
  • Reviewing medical reports
  • Issuing court proceedings
  • Use of in-house case management systems
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory changes

Required Skills - Defendant Litigation Executive
  • Previous defendant EL PL experience within a legal practice
  • Caseload management skills
  • Evidence of working to tight deadlines
  • Good knowledge of the CPR and JC Guidelines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail with excellent organisation
  • Empathetic, compassionate with an even temperament to deal with potentially difficult situations with the ability to think logically
  • IT skills such as WORD / EXCEL / OUTLOOK are essential

To learn more about this position and express your interest, please forward on your CV or get in touch directly and we will let you know if your application is successful.

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