EL / PL Fee Earner - 6 Months FTC

Expiring today

Recruiter
REED
Location
Chester
Salary
25000.00 - 30000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
10 Jun 2021
Closes
17 Jun 2021
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

EL / PL Fee Earner - 6 Months FTC

We currently require an experienced fee earner, at our clients busy Chester City centre office dealing with a Claimant Personal Injury caseload of EL, PL and Housing Disrepair cases.

Ideally will have a minimum of 12 months recent experience working in a claimant personal injury environment. Should be a confident and organised individual who is able to work on their own initiative coupled with strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Key tasks include:

Undertake fee-earning work.

  • File creation on our Proclaim case management system;
  • Generation of suitable client care correspondence;
  • Interviewing clients and witnesses and preparing statements;
  • Entering cases onto the Claims Portal, processing payment of Stage 1 costs, preparing stage 2 packs, preparing, and issuing Stage 3 proceedings
  • Drafting documents/pleadings;
  • Instructing experts/counsel;
  • Pursuing cases through correspondence and court proceedings:
  • Negotiating on behalf of clients by telephone and correspondence;
  • Attendance at routine directions/interlocutory hearings;
  • Advising clients, orally, in writing and by telephone, in the office, at court and elsewhere:

Hours: Monday to Friday, 39.5 hours

Holidays: 20 days per annum, pro rata, January to December inclusive, in addition to usual bank/public holidays.

Duration: 6-month fixed term contract - which would be reviewed after 5 months.

If you have the right skills / experience and would like to be considered for this vacancy, please contact me, or apply now

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