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Personal Injury Paralegal - Fee Earner

Posted on Dec 27, 2019 by Hunters Recruitment Ltd

Haywards Heath, Sussex, United Kingdom
Accountancy
Immediate Start
£40k - £40k Annual
Full-Time

Personal Injury Paralegal/Fee Earner

Monday - Thursday 9am - 5.30pm Friday 9am - 5pm

Hunters' client is an industry leading insurance and legal service with a customer-focused and ethical approach to handling claims. Company culture is paramount for this organisation, and has been built around 4 core values: Professionalism, Teamwork, Quality and Respect. Hunters' client continue to provide a positive working environment where group success is celebrated and appreciated.

Job Description

Delivering robust quality claims handling, with a key focus on client outcomes, to generate fee income

  • Responsible for a high volume caseload of Fast Track Personal Injury RTA Portal claims
  • To progress caseload in a manner to ensure that clients receive appropriate and timely legal advice
  • To identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate
  • Take a practical but commercial approach to settlements and advising clients as to litigation/cost risks
  • To exceed targets set in relation to, profit costs, settlements and issuing, without compromising the firm's integrity
  • To instruct Barristers to represent clients at hearings and obtain formal Advice over issues of quantum

Person Specification

  • Experience managing caseload of Fast Track RTA Portal claims
  • Experienced in Personal Injury claims handling
  • Excellent negotiator with strong communication skills
  • Competent working with a case management system and good knowledge of MS Office
  • Member/Fellow of CILEx (desirable)
  • Maintains a positive attitude, self-motivated and uses own initiative
  • Resilient - able to deal with fast paced changing environment whilst still achieving objectives

Benefits

  • Medicash (after 1 months service)
  • Flexible Working (dependant on the role requirements)
  • Pension Scheme and Death in Service

Reference: 818509623

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