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Pre-Litigation Fee Earner [URGENT]

We are in need of a pre-litigation fee earner. Job specification for both is the same and is as follows:


  • A high-volume caseload of Fast Track Personal Injury RTA Portal claims following the MOJ process.
    • Key Tasks:
    • Progressing your caseload in a manner to ensure that clients receive appropriate, professional, timely and pertinent legal advice, with regular contact, whilst managing their expectations.
    • To identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate and to do so expeditiously.
    • Identify cases that have an element of serious injury and escalate the cases and remove form the Portal. You will be supervised and supported by a recognised solicitor within the team.
    • Instructing Barristers to represent clients at hearings and obtain formal Advice over issues of quantum.
    • Instructing Medical Agencies and Engineers and liaising with third parties.
    • Undertaking other duties reasonably required by partners or senior management.
    • Person Specification:
    • *Essential Skills:
    • Minimum of 2 years' experience in a similar role.
    • A good understanding of the MOJ process.
    • Experience in dealing with Credit Hire Companies.
    • Knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules.
    • Have proven IT skills and ability to adapt new technology.
    • Able to demonstrate strong administrative and organisational skills.
    • Excellent communication skills including oral and written presentation skills.
    • The ability to provide a high level of client care.
    • Desirable Skills:
    • Preferably claimant orientated.
    • Proficient with Proclaim Case Management, although training will be provided.
    • Experience of Infant Approval Hearings and Stage 3 hearings.
    • Personal Attributes:
    • Self-motivation to work independently and as part of a team with a 'can do' attitude.
    • Good interpersonal skills.
    • A positive approach to working under pressure in a busy environment.
    • Methodical approach to tasks and problem solving.

Salary from £19k- £28, dependent upon experience  

 

Job Type

permanent

Salary

£19,000 +

Town/City

Bolton

Post Code

BL2 1ET

Country