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    MOJ Portal Fee Earner - Leeds

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Personal Injury (RTA/ EL/ PL/ OL/ CICA)
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 27/11/2018
  • Job reference: 37256_1543327195

Our client is a leading provider of Insurance and Legal Services and have a reputation of providing first class service to clients. Due to unprecedented growth within the business they are now actively seeking to recruit for a MOJ Portal fee earner in Leeds.

The Role

To manage a caseload of Fast Track Portal RTA cases through all stages of the Portal, to include litigating to Stage 3 when appropriate.

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for a high-volume caseload of Fast Track Personal Injury RTA Portal claims, following the MOJ process, 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 identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate and to do so expeditiously.
  • Take a practical but commercial approach to settlements and advising clients as to litigation/cost risks.
  • To achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to, for example, profit costs, settlements and issuing, without compromising the firm's integrity.

The candidate

  • Previous experience of managing your own caseload of Fast Track RTA Portal claims, or hands on experience of managing tasks relating to such cases.
  • Excellent negotiator with strong communication skills.
  • Competent working with a case management system and good knowledge of MS Office.
  • Good attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Focus on delivering quality service to clients and the firm.

Desirable:

  • Member/Fellow of CILEx
  • Team player and acts as a role model to colleagues, working to achieve business and team goals.
  • Maintains a positive attitude, self-motivated and uses own initiative.
  • Resilient - able to deal with fast paced changing environment whilst still achieving objectives.
  • Takes opportunities to develop and stretch themselves and be passionate about developing a career in personal injury.

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.

Clayton Legal recruits for law firms and In-House departments across the UK. Based in the North West, our pedigree and service levels give those looking to move in the legal market and law firms looking to recruit a refreshingly different recruitment experience. You will work with experienced professionals, dedicated to your success. Look at our web site www.clayton-legal.co.uk for our latest blogs and legal news and to keep up to date with current vacancies

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