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    Litigation - Legal Advisor

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Personal Injury (RTA/ EL/ PL/ OL/ CICA)
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum
  • Date posted: 14/02/2019
  • Job reference: 38239_1550144115

Litigation Legal Advisor

Leeds

£28,000 - £32,000

My client is a leading provider of claims services to the insurance industry and their customers. The range of services extends from receiving notification of a cracked windscreen at one end of the spectrum, to the conduct of a multi-million-pound catastrophic injury claim at the other

The Role:

To manage a caseload of Fast Track RTA cases through all stages of the investigation and litigation process.

To deliver robust quality claims handling, with a key focus on client outcomes, to generate fee income and to contribute to the general success of the business.

Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Responsible for a high volume caseload of Fast Track Personal Injury RTA claims, making use of the firm's Case Management Systems and using the agreed internal procedures and practices.
  • To progress 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 deal with cases with denial of liability and causation arguments with minimal supervision.
  • To be able to assess liability and quantum to include reviewing medical reports, researching and obtaining relevant case law, drafting schedules of special damages and assessing suitable awards for compensation
  • To identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate and to do so expeditiously.

The candidate:

  • At least 2 years previous experience of managing your own caseload of Fast Track RTA litigated claims.
  • Excellent litigator with strong drafting skills and the ability to negotiate appropriate settlements at the optimum time.
  • A solid working knowledge of the CPR, legislation and relevant case law

If this is a role that sounds of interest to you, please send your CV across to Simon 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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