Personal Injury Fee earner - Fully Remote

  • Newton-le-Willows
  • Permanent
  • £30,000 per annum

I have the pleasure of representing a large firm of Solicitors who are looking to recruit an experienced PI Fee earner to join their expanding PI Team. This is a fantastic opportunity with remote and hybrid options available. (applicants should live relatively close for Team and client meetings)

Salary: competitive (DOE)

Job Purpose
 

  • To progress own case load efficiently to both satisfy the client and maximise the Firm’s interests.

Key Tasks/Areas
 

  • Effective use of Firm’s case management system
  • Manage own case load efficiently
  • Liaise with referrers and manage their expectations in respect of quality and service
  • Take initial instructions from clients
  • Ability to vet a claim at initial stages
  • Assess funding requirements
  • Investigate liability / assessing quantum
  • Liaise with Insurers
  • Advising clients
  • Litigation work subject to experience and expertise
  • Drafting court documents where appropriate
  • Court proceedings/compliance with pre-action protocols
  • Advocacy as and when required
  • Liaison with Counsel / Instructions to Counsel
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Prepare predictive costs calculations and possibly negotiate
  • Provide assistance to team members
  • Compliance with office procedures
  • Weekly reports to Team Manager
  • Any other duties that may be required of you by the Firm from time to time
  • Training new staff entering the department as and when required.

Qualifications/skills required to perform role
 

  • Basic typing skills/computer skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Good telephone manner/ability to communicate effectively
  • ILEX exams preferred

Benefits

  • 23 days annual leave plus bank holidays (increased with service)
  • Bonus Scheme
  • Free parking
  • Bupa Cash Plan
  • Flexible wokring hours/Flexi Time
  • Bonus for 5* reviews
  • Training and professional development

If this role is of interest, please call Brad Davies on 0151 2301 208 or forward your most recent CV to b.davies@clayton-legal.co.uk.

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