Credit Hire Litigator/Fee Earner

  • Liverpool
  • Permanent
  • £28,000 per annum

My client is currently seeking a talented Credit Hire Litigator to join their dynamic team based in Liverpool.

As part of their ongoing expansion within the Credit Hire sector, they are seeking experienced Litigation Solicitors / Fee Earners to handle a diverse range of Credit Hire claims. The successful candidate will manage a caseload of litigated fast track and multi-track credit hire cases under supervision, encompassing both liability admitted and disputed cases.

Compliance with court directions, internal instructions, and regular updates to the credit hire company are essential components of this role. Additionally, building and maintaining positive relationships with hire companies, working effectively within our team, and demonstrating proficiency in managing cases from commencement to trial are key responsibilities.

Responsibilities:
 

  • Manage a caseload of litigated fast track and multi-track credit hire cases.
  • Handle a mixture of liability admitted and disputed cases.
  • Ensure compliance with court directions and internal instructions.
  • Provide regular updates to credit hire companies.
  • Build and maintain positive relationships with hire companies.
  • Work effectively within the existing team.
  • Manage cases from proceedings commencement to trial.
  • Utilize case management and diary systems effectively.
  • Negotiate and settle cases to achieve the best outcomes.

About You:

  • Essential previous experience in Credit Hire.
  • Comfortable handling a full caseload of RTA claims to conclusion.
  • Full understanding of the PI process, including costs.
  • Previous use of Proclaim software is advantageous.
  • Excellent knowledge of case law relevant to Credit Hire, as well as the MOJ protocol, pre-action protocol for Personal Injury claims, and the CPR.
  • Understanding and experience of key KPIs such as settlements, billing, and case duration.
  • Committed, organized, and dedicated with the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Capable of managing own workload while maintaining high standards of work.
  • Proficient in handling infant approvals.
  • Self-motivated and capable of working independently and as part of a team.
  • Target-driven with a commitment to exceptional client care.
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills.

If you are looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to work for a leading firm that truly value their employee’s development, please forward an up-to-date copy of your CV to b.davies@clayton-legal.co.uk or call Brad on 0151 2301 208 for an informal discussion.

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