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    Solicitor / Legal Executive- Personal Injury - Fraud

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Personal Injury (RTA/ EL/ PL/ OL/ CICA)
  • Location: Leeds, West Yorkshire
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Date posted: 26/09/2019
  • Job reference: 40811_1569484914

Personal Injury Fee Earner


Salary based on experience.

My client is a multinational law firm with over 30 offices across the work, my client has been ranked as one of the most innovative legal businesses across Europe. They are now looking to grow their team further with the recruitment of a Solicitor or Legal Executive in their Leeds office.

The role

To manage a caseload of Insurance litigation files from inception through to conclusion. The team deal with files including low velocity impact, phantom passenger, staged accidents and fraud ring work.

Main function of job: To demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and the ability to deliver results within required time frames in order to provide the highest service level to external clients whilst demonstrating and communicating a clear understanding of business needs/changes to internal clients.

Main Duties:

  • Achieve time recording targets split between chargeable and investment time in any one financial year;
  • Achieve individual financial targets in line with sales plan;
  • Understand client requirements and manage cases in line with service level agreements and best practice;
  • Analyse risk and further develop sound judgement enabling the justification of decisions to clients internally and externally;
  • Prioritise work effectively and to maximise efficiency in working practices;
  • Understand individual role in the context of the practice group and pro-actively seek to contribute to increased efficiency in developing a case load appropriate to level of technical, legal knowledge;
  • Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks and create a solid understanding of the Firm's direction and client needs;
  • Develop increased levels of technical and commercial knowledge via training or supervised working practices.

The Candidate:

You will be either a qualified Solicitor or FILEx or working as a Senior Paralegal with experience of handling insurance litigation files, within a defendant or claimant environment. Fraud experience is desirable, as is experience of policy coverage issues and EL/PL work. Candidates who have experience of handling defendant RTA files who have a real desire to move into the fraud arena, and an already sound knowledge of this area of work.

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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