Solicitor

Recruiter
IRS
Location
Bolton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
03 Sep 2019
Closes
03 Oct 2019
Ref
1242132779
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Our Client is looking for a Solicitor to join their team in Bolton.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Initial review/report
• Dealing with disclosure
• Reviewing evidence
• Conducting investigations
• Instructing counsel and experts
• Legal research
• Drafting generally
• Attending conferences and trials with counsel
• Dealing with routine correspondence
• Liaising with lay and insurer clients
• Engaging in settlement negotiations including consideration and
drafting of Part 36 offers
• Preparing pre-action and interim applications
• Preparing documents for trial
• Assisting with ADR (including mediation)
• Court appointments
• Conducting advocacy by telephone and in person
Skills & Experience:
• Previous experience in a Defendant insurance litigation firm
• Previous litigation experience specifically relating to Recoveries
• A working knowledge and understanding of the Household and Commercial recoveries
• An ability to prioritise workload
• Ability to pay attention to detail
• Ability to work with case management systems
• The personal skills to deal with such work as major and expensive
litigation involving liaison with senior claims handlers
How to apply:
To apply for this role, please forward you're CV in confidence quoting reference 1908-20SHA. Alternatively, if you would like more information about this exciting opportunity please contact a member of our team.
Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, if you do not hear from us within 7 days unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful.

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