Litigation Executive

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Cheshire
Salary
Basic GBP25k+Bonus. OTE GBP34-41k
Posted
21 Jul 2018
Closes
16 Aug 2018
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Focusing on excellent service with a personal touch, this young, ground-breaking Law firm was one of the first to be authorised and regulated under CILEx Regulation. They specialise in Credit Hire, Personal Injury, Civil Litigation and Contract Disputes, and they offer their professional team members exceptional prospects for training and career advancement.

They are currently looking for a Litigation Executive to handle a mixed case load of both credit hire and personal injury files at their office in Altrincham.

DUTIES INCLUDE:

• Handling a mixed case load of both credit hire and personal injury files

• Drafting claim forms, Particulars of Claim, schedule of losses

• Drafting directions questionnaire and proposed directions

• Drafting witness statements

• Requesting medical records

• Drafting List of Documents

• Requesting Police Reports

• Preparing trial bundles

• Drafting Brief's to Counsel

• Instructing Counsel

• Arranging pre-trial conferences

• To ensure that all cases are dealt with in compliance with the CILEx Code of Conduct

• To practice good file management.

• Ensure all important dates are diarised and actioned when appropriate

• Keep up to date with all correspondence and communication relating to all files

• Comply with MJW Law's practices and procedures

• Contribute to maintaining and improving office procedures

• To assist with the efficient running of the office generally.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE WILL BE ABLE TO DEMONSTRATE THE FOLLOWING ESSENTIAL EXPERIENCE:

• Handling your own caseload of credit hire or PI files

• The ability to run an effective diary system

• Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills

• Excellent organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal

• The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

In addition to exceptional opportunities for career development and progression, the firm offer a starting salary circa GBP25000pa negotiable depending on experience, plus billings-related bonus system delivering circa GBP9,000 - GBP16,000pa and an OTE circa GBP34000-GBP41000 and the usual benefits you'd expect from a professional firm who value their employees.

If you are an experienced Litigator with Credit Hire and / or PI experience please apply, we'd like to hear from you

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