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Slater & Gordon
Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits package
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Category: Associate Jobs
Job Title: Associate – Travel Claims

Location: Manchester

Duration: Permanent

Salary: Competitive salary & excellent benefits package

The Role;

The Slater & Gordon Travel team is a dynamic and innovative place to work in. We are passionate about becoming the largest travel team in the country and our Travel Claims Solicitors have extensive expertise securing compensation for people injured in varying types of accidents abroad.

As part of our continued growth, we now have an opportunity for a Qualified and experienced Fee Earner to join us at this exciting time.

Responsibilities;

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Providing the highest level of client care in the management of client matters

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Independently oversees efficient file management of complex cases including adherence to timescales; compliance with precedents

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Overseeing all the financial aspects of matters including time recording, billing and debtor management in order to achieve your personal fee budget

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Building relationships with internal and external parties

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Actively makes cross-referrals to other areas of the company

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Undertakes complex negotiations within reasonable time frames using expertise and legal knowledge to predict outcome with confidence

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Provide mentoring and supervision to team including coaching, training, development and completion of PDRs and file reviews within agreed timescales ensuring both positive and development feedback is provided

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Pro-actively participate, and support others, in marketing opportunities including networking and contribution to blogs, media commentary etc, within Slater and Gordon guidelines

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Actively role modelling our values of ‘Do it Right’, ‘Take the Lead’ and ‘Work Well with Others’

What we are looking for;

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As well as possessing experience in a similar role, applicants should be able to demonstrate an in-depth understanding of the Personal Injury and Travel market

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Strong commercial awareness and a good level of understanding of the relative law is required

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Ideally you will also be LPC qualified and have strong IT skills including experience of using case management systems

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In terms of the key competencies that are required in this role, we are looking for someone who is proactive and who has the ability to organise and prioritise their workload effectively as well as the ability to delegate work accordingly

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Finally, you must have excellent communication skills and the ability to build and maintain good working relationships

What we offer in return;
In return we offer a competitive salary with market leading benefits, a positive and inviting state of the art work environment, exposure to industry specialists and the fantastic opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with a top International law firm.

Who we are;

Slater and Gordon Limited is a leading consumer law firm in Australia and the United Kingdom. We employ 1,210 people in 54 locations across Australia and 3,130 people across 25 locations in the UK. Slater and Gordon’s mission is to give people easier access to world class legal services. The firm provides specialist legal and complementary services in a broad range of areas.

Founded in Australia in 1935 the company has grown from quite humble beginnings to building a powerful reputation throughout our history as a law firm that fights to achieve the best outcomes and ensure that more people are able to access affordable legal services.

Ready to apply?
If you are interested in applying then please follow the online process. Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in touch.

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