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Credit Hire Fee Earner (London)


Horwich Farrelly Solicitors
Salary: Competitive
Location: London
Job type: Permanent
Category: Fee Earner Jobs
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Closing Date: 23/02/2018

Salary:Competitive

Reference:D1806

Basis:Full time

Contract:Permanent

The basic purpose of the job and its primary objectives:

To deal with a case load of files and to assist other Fee Earners as and when required. Ensure that clients are confident that their legal affairs are dealt with in a business-like and competent manner and to ensure the efficient operation of the firm.

Main Responsibilities:

* Handling own case load of defendant small claims, fast track and MOJ files

* Competent at dealing with delegated files and complying with SLAs

* Reviewing quantum, valuing general and special damages and formalising case plans

* Entering into telephone negotiations, liaising with third party solicitors and insurers, own insurer clients and lay clients’; drafting documents, applications, offers, orders, directions etc.

* Attending telephone conferences/applications

* Managing time in an effective manner with organisational skills and use of case management system

* Seeing cases through from commencement to conclusion whilst dealing with cases in a cost effective matter

* Ensure that all cases are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards

Desired Skills:

* Credit Hire experience – Essential

* Proven experience of running a case load of small claims and fast track cases in a Litigation Executive/Paralegal capacity – Essential

* Defendant experience – Preferable

* Experience of communicating and working with Insurer clients – Essential

* The ability to run an effective diary system – Essential

* Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills – Essential

* Knowledge of relevant Defendant case law, legal procedure and its application – Essential

* Excellent organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal – Essential

* The ability to work effectively under pressure – Essential

* The ability to adhere to SLAs – Essential

* The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team – Essential
Closing Date: 23/02/2018

Salary:Competitive

Reference:D1806

Basis:Full time

Contract:Permanent

The basic purpose of the job and its primary objectives:

To deal with a case load of files and to assist other Fee Earners as and when required. Ensure that clients are confident that their legal affairs are dealt with in a business-like and competent manner and to ensure the efficient operation of the firm.

Main Responsibilities:

* Handling own case load of defendant small claims, fast track and MOJ files

* Competent at dealing with delegated files and complying with SLAs

* Reviewing quantum, valuing general and special damages and formalising case plans

* Entering into telephone negotiations, liaising with third party solicitors and insurers, own insurer clients and lay clients’; drafting documents, applications, offers, orders, directions etc.

* Attending telephone conferences/applications

* Managing time in an effective manner with organisational skills and use of case management system

* Seeing cases through from commencement to conclusion whilst dealing with cases in a cost effective matter

* Ensure that all cases are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards

Desired Skills:

* Credit Hire experience – Essential

* Proven experience of running a case load of small claims and fast track cases in a Litigation Executive/Paralegal capacity – Essential

* Defendant experience – Preferable

* Experience of communicating and working with Insurer clients – Essential

* The ability to run an effective diary system – Essential

* Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills – Essential

* Knowledge of relevant Defendant case law, legal procedure and its application – Essential

* Excellent organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal – Essential

* The ability to work effectively under pressure – Essential

* The ability to adhere to SLAs – Essential

* The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team – Essential
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