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    Serious Injury Litigation Executive

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Catastrophic/ Serious Injury
  • Location: Birkenhead, Merseyside
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 09/10/2018
  • Job reference: 36281_1539098038

Serious Injury Litigation Executive

Birkenhead

£25,000 - £35,000

My client in Birkenhead are recruiting for a Serious Injury Litigation Executive to assist a high profile Serious Injury Lawyer with all aspects of litigated and non-litigated serious high value personal injury claims.

The duties of the Litigation Executive are;

  • Deal with all aspects of litigated and non - litigated claims/disputes.
  • Deal with claims involving a variety of areas of law
  • Progress claims in a timely manner in accordance with the CPR, and SLAs
  • Deal with queries on files
  • Undertake telephone advocacy
  • Take a pragmatic commercial approach to settlements and advising clients
  • Ensure any appropriate instructions are obtained from any relevant lay and/or insurance clients
  • Ensure any appropriate instructions are obtained from clients
  • Prioritise Court directions ensuring all directions are complied with in a timely manner
  • Achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to WIP, fee income, settlements, closures and issuing
  • Records, instructing Counsel, preparing court proceedings and providing general help and assistance on litigated files as and when required
  • To obtain relevant and necessary evidence (medical or otherwise), liaising with medical experts as necessary
  • Achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to WIP, fee income, settlements, closures and issuing

The Successful Litigation Executive will be;

  • Minimum 2 year's experience working in a multi-track or Serious Injury environment.
  • Graduate, Legal Executive or medical background
  • Attending on clients, advising, and legal research, preparing legal documents, reviewing medical records, instructing experts, drafting court documents, preparing for and attending conferences. Maintaining a court diary.
  • Investigating liability, causation and quantum issues.
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with a calm and methodical approach to work, and a flexible and adaptable attitude to resolving issues
  • Excellent client care and analytical skills, to include providing written and oral advice in a clear concise manner
  • The ability to liaise and build up a rapport by using effective communication with all external agencies during the life of a claim including medical agencies, investigators, barristers etc.
  • Good IT skills with a sound working knowledge of VF or a similar case management system and essential MS Office knowledge
  • Have a good working knowledge of the CPR and/or and other relevant case law and/or legislation and progressing claims in a timely manner in accordance with the CPR

For more information please contact Leanne Taylor @ Clayton Legal