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Litigation Executive

Personnel Link Employment Group Ltd
Closing date
5 Feb 2022

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Contract Type
Full Time
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Our client is seeking a proactive and progressive Litigation Executive to assist senior members of staff with cases as well as take ownership of their own caseload from the point of instruction to conclusion and closure. As a Litigation Executive, you will be working on both paralegals and enforced stage files.
You will be responsible for maintaining the filing system up to date and organising all correspondence, documents, notes, and dates on your files whilst keeping within a 2-day window for dealing with all incoming correspondence and emails.

Litigation Executive Key responsibilities:

* Carry out conflict checks and prepare and send CFA's

* Prepare claim forms and issue them to court

* Answer all incoming calls

* Respond to incoming emails and draft outgoing emails

* Liaise with clients, defendants, lenders, courts, and other parties

* Preparing witness statements, affidavits, and other documents

* Reviewing files for enforcement action and advising clients on the best course of action

* Meeting with clients, lawyers, and other professionals to talk about case details

* Filing pleadings at Court and tribunals

* Ensure all key dates are recorded in the Outlook shared calendar

* Help prepare for trial by organizing exhibits and assisting with other tasks as required

* Searching public records and other resources to prepare cases

* Produce reports as requested by the Manager

* Write articles on legal development

Litigation Executive Standards:

* To provide a high-quality legal service to the firm's clients

* To comply with solicitor's Regulation Authority (SRA) requirements

* Comply to quality and performance standards

* To contribute to the growth and development of the team and firm

* To mentor and assist other members of staff as required

* Develop and maintain good client relationships and ensure services are provided in a timely fashion and the client is informed regularly on progress and costs

* To achieve agreed service levels, personal appraisal targets as agreed by the Manager

This is a permanent role, Monday - Friday 9am - 5pm. This is a very busy, demanding environment where you will be required to manage your own workload, cope well under pressure, and hit the ground running. You will be educated to degree level and preferably have worked in a legal firm/ environment.

If you are interested in this Litigation Executive role, please apply now and we will be in touch shortly
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