Personal Injury RTA Fee Earner

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Recruiter
Confidential
Location
Blackburn
Salary
25000.00 - 35000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
13 Apr 2021
Closes
11 May 2021
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Exciting opportunity for a Personal Injury Fee Earner to be part of an established and growing Firm based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Key Responsibilities:

• Checking and review of initial information

• Identifying and processing files to be rejected.

• Checking and recording/dairying important dates (e.g. limitation, striking out, setting down, application for judgement, directions, assessment of damages, trial).

• Keeping individual client database/files up to date.

• Reviewing files and reporting regularly to clients, introducers, team leaders or others.

• Liaising with witnesses, medical and other experts.

• Liaising and negotiating with insurers, solicitors, courts, Counsel and other agencies.

• Preparing files for issue for court proceedings.

• Preparing files for setting down, assessment of damages and trial.

• Reporting to team leader any difficulties or delays on files.

• Attending team meetings.

• Providing statistics in relation to files handled upon request.

• Preparing/presenting files for costing.

• Notifying accounts of disbursements incurred/to be recovered.

• Considering information/updates in relation to legal procedures and/or assessment of quantum.

• Dealing promptly with telephone enquiries from clients, referrers and others.

Qualifications & Experience:

• The ideal candidate must have the following.

• Claimant experience.

• Experience in dealing with Credit Hire/Accident Management companies;

Good working knowledge of the claims process.

• Experience of handling RTA files and a knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules.

• A working understanding of the MOJ Portal process.

• The ability to provide a high level of client care.

• The candidate must have the ability to work efficiently and effectively, in a team or on their own.

• Be proficient with Proclaim Case Management, although in-depth training will be provided

• 5 GCSEs A to C, or equivalent, including Maths, English Language and ICT.

• Previous experience in civil litigation claims handling / as a legal fee earner or suitably qualified (ILEX, LPC etc).

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal Recruitment Limited.

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful

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