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RTA Portal/Pre-Proceedings Fee earner

The RTA Portal/Pre-Proceedings Fee Earner will be responsible for:

· A high-volume caseload of Fast Track Personal Injury RTA Portal claims following the MOJ process.


Key Tasks:

1. 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.

2. To identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate and to do so expeditiously.

3. 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.

4. Instructing Barristers to represent clients at hearings and obtain formal Advice over issues of quantum.

5. Instructing Medical Agencies and Engineers and liaising with third parties.

6. 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.

Job Type



£20,000 - £24,000



Post Code



Teybha Shauket