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    Portal Legal Advisor

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Personal Injury
  • Location: Birkenhead, Merseyside
  • Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
  • Date posted: 22/07/2019
  • Job reference: 39712_1563811435

I am currently working with a fantastic law firm based in Birkenhead who are recruiting for a Portal Legal Advisor to join their personal injury department.

The successful Portal Legal Advisor will be responsible for a high-volume caseload of Fast Track RTA portal claims, following the MOJ process and 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.

Other duties may include:

* 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.

* To liaise appropriately and timely with sources, medical agencies, experts, third party insurers and other relevant parties to ensure that cases are pro-actively progressed.

* To attend, where appropriate, court hearings to make representations in respect of the claim before the judiciary. Where necessary, and in accordance with the firm's internal policies and procedures, to instruct Barristers to represent clients at hearings and obtain formal Advice over issues of quantum.

* Perform to a high level in a target-orientated environment.

* To undertake any other tasks as deemed relevant and reasonable by the business.

The ideal candidate will have previous experience of managing your own caseload of Fast Track, RTA Portal claims, an excellent negotiator with exceptional organisational, verbal and written communication skills.

If you are interested in applying or hearing more about the Portal Legal Advisor role, please send a copy of your CV to Olivia -o.taylor@clayton-legal.co.uk or alternatively, call on 01772 259121 for an informal discussion.

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