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Assitant Litigation Executive (FTC 12 Months – SIU020M)

Added 26 days ago

ROLE:

To assist a specific fee earner in the Multi Track Department in all aspects of their cases and to ensure that matters are progressed in a timely and efficient manner. The successful candidate will be working on a diverse case load of multi-track cases with a value of up to £100,000, under the guidance of a lead Fee Earner.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

* Good research and drafting skills
* Sound base knowledge of the law surrounding serious injury and court procedure
* Good attention to detail, with file management and organisational skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to adapt to the needs of a diverse environment and able to quickly analyse complex information in order to make reasoned decisions.
* IT competent
* Excellent time management
* Preferably previous experience of working in a personal injury department
* Must be flexible in working hours and able to travel
* Excellent communication and client care skills

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assist fee earners in the department on their cases to ensure matters are progressed in a timely and efficient manner
* Progress files in line with KPI targets
* Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors/insurers, police and any other relevant parties as directed
* Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely manner as directed
* Drafting statements of case, witness statements, application notices
* Preparing accurate and detailed file notes
* Helping to maintain case plans and case summaries
* To research points of law in respect of liability and quantum and take responsibility for researching topics prior to undertaking allocated tasks to ensure accuracy
* Undertaking and assisting where appropriate telephone negotiations/case management conferences with solicitors/courts as directed
* Pursue cases to conclusion as directed
* Attendance at Court, Joint Settlement Meetings, Case Management Conferences and Conferences with or without Counsel. This occasionally requires an overnight stay.
* Preparation of trial bundles
* Helping with/preparing costs instructions sheets and disbursement lists
Assitant Litigation Executive (FTC 12 Months – SIU020M)

Added 26 days ago

ROLE:

To assist a specific fee earner in the Multi Track Department in all aspects of their cases and to ensure that matters are progressed in a timely and efficient manner. The successful candidate will be working on a diverse case load of multi-track cases with a value of up to £100,000, under the guidance of a lead Fee Earner.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

* Good research and drafting skills
* Sound base knowledge of the law surrounding serious injury and court procedure
* Good attention to detail, with file management and organisational skills
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to adapt to the needs of a diverse environment and able to quickly analyse complex information in order to make reasoned decisions.
* IT competent
* Excellent time management
* Preferably previous experience of working in a personal injury department
* Must be flexible in working hours and able to travel
* Excellent communication and client care skills

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Assist fee earners in the department on their cases to ensure matters are progressed in a timely and efficient manner
* Progress files in line with KPI targets
* Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors/insurers, police and any other relevant parties as directed
* Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely manner as directed
* Drafting statements of case, witness statements, application notices
* Preparing accurate and detailed file notes
* Helping to maintain case plans and case summaries
* To research points of law in respect of liability and quantum and take responsibility for researching topics prior to undertaking allocated tasks to ensure accuracy
* Undertaking and assisting where appropriate telephone negotiations/case management conferences with solicitors/courts as directed
* Pursue cases to conclusion as directed
* Attendance at Court, Joint Settlement Meetings, Case Management Conferences and Conferences with or without Counsel. This occasionally requires an overnight stay.
* Preparation of trial bundles
* Helping with/preparing costs instructions sheets and disbursement lists
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