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Horwich Farrelly Solicitors
Salary: Competitive
Location: Manchester
Job type: Permanent
Category: Fee Earner Jobs
Closing Date: 16/02/2018



Basis:Full time


The basic purpose of the job and its primary objectives are to:

To work within Horwich Farrelly’s award-winning counter fraud team to investigate a caseload of potentially fraudulent or exaggerated insurance claims.

Main Responsibilities:

* To investigate a range of different case types including LSI, phantom passengers, slam ons, etc.

* To collaborate with Horwich Farrelly’s Intelligence Services team and external third party agents/experts (e.g. Forensic Engineers, Enquiry Agents, Surveillance).

* Ensure effective case management and the production of high quality work on own files and any other files where assistance or cover is provided.

* To assist Partners and Senior Fee Earners with highly complex cases (e.g. Contempt of Court).

* To comply with all litigation dates, and attend hearings as and when required.

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

* To comply with client service level agreements.

* Comply with the firm’s Data Protection Policy.

The successful candidate:

* Litigation experience (essential)

* Recent and proven file handling experience in a similar role (essential)

* Counter- Fraud experience is advantageous but not essential

* Experience of communicating and working with clients in a similar role

* Excellent organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal

* The ability to work effectively under pressure

* Confident and proficient in direct outbound/inbound telephone communication with clients

* The ability to run an effective diary system

* Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills

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

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