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    EL/PL Junior Claims Handler

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Personal Injury (RTA/ EL/ PL/ OL/ CICA)
  • Location: Bradford, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 11/06/2019
  • Job reference: 40121_1560265672

JOB TITLE: EL/PL Claims Handler

DEPARTMENT: Defendant Personal Injury

LOCATION: Bradford

SALARY: £20K (NEGOTIABLE FOR IDEAL CANDIDATES)

THE ROLE

I am currently working with a highly established law firm in the West Yorkshire market who are looking for a junior level Defendant PI Claims Handler at their Bradford office. Candidate must hold a minimum of 12 months experience, this role is a full fee earner role with own caseload, candidates with defendant EL/PL is a added advantage.

MAIN DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 12 Month experience in Claims handling
  • Conduct defence of general insurance claims, including mainly claims for Personal Injury.
  • Deal with opponents, experts, statutory bodies
  • Negotiate on issues of liability and quantum.
  • Assist senior colleagues, if requested, with higher value claims.
  • Pursue recovery of client's losses, where appropriate, from third parties
  • Maintain accurate financial / reserve / risk management information on all claims
  • Develop a good relationship with existing and potential clients ensuring that a high standard of client care in exercised at all times.
  • Ensure all work is carried out in accordance with SRA/Law Society Regulations.
  • Take an active part, with the Department Head and Fee Earners from other departments in marketing initiatives benefiting both their own department and other departments of the Firm

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Dan at Clayton Legal on the link provided or alternatively call Clayton Legal to enquire about other opportunities. Please ensure before applying you have the prerequisite experience outlined above.

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