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    Litigation Executive

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Clinical/ Medical Negligence
  • Location: Southport, Merseyside
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 23/07/2018
  • Job reference: 33893_1532342675

Litigation Executive
Clinical negligence

I am recruiting for a Litigation Executive to join a specialist firm for their Clinical Negligence department based in Southport.

The successful Litigation Executive you will play a key role by working on allocated cases, corresponding with customers and experts to ensure their cases are conducted in a proactive and commercially-focused manner.

Essential Skills and Experience for the Litigation Executive role;

Experience of handling a medical negligence case load
Excellent organisational and time management skills
Excellent communication and drafting skills
Excellent IT skills especially in respect of Microsoft Office packages, proclaim and excel
Excellent attention to detail
Strong commercial awareness within a legal environment
Ability to work well with junior team members, providing coaching and mentoring
3-4 years experience would be preferred.

The Litigation Executive will be accountable for;

Providing support, guidance and assistance to the team to deliver outstanding service to customers
Proactive and commercial case management and progression
Supporting the Team Leader in ensuring the delivery of the team's financial performance KPIs
Effective and thorough time recording

The Litigation Executive will be responsible for;

Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader and members of the team
Identifying cases which are ready for LOC, settlement and service within the team
Working with the team to ensure that relevant information is being collected and collated to enable the progression of the case
Management of a caseload in a proactive commercial manner
Coordinating the progression of cases with all internal and external parties
Drafting of legal documentation including LOC, letters of instruction
Negotiating settlement and the issuing and service of proceedings should it be required
Overseeing the documentation and correspondence produced by the team
Advising the team on any technical issues arising from their cases

For more information please contact Leanne Taylor @ Clayton Legal or click to apply.