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Job Title: Personal Injury Solicitor Department: RTA Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive Location: Edinburgh
Slater and Gordon are a leading consumer law firm and our mission is to give people easier access
to world class legal services. We are a legal services business powered by technology and led by
people that support customers in every step of their case.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor or equivalent to join our Personal Injury department
in the heart of Edinburgh. You will provide and deliver a quality service to all internal and external
customers and clients, through the execution of tasks from file allocation to closure in an accurate,
proactive and efficient manner. You will be responsible for achieving daily and monthly targets and
contributing to the productivity of the team.

At Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) we are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued.
Our culture motivates our employees to give their full selves to the job and invest in the company’s future.

Our people see value in their work and are eager to do well in their roles. Our values ensure that all
our employees are working towards the same goals.

If you have got the talent, ambition and focus and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding career
we would love to hear from you.
Responsibilities to include:
• Manage own case load and assist with other team members caseloads where required
• Perform to the required KPI’s of the role including billing, litigation targets, pre and post litigation settlement split and cost bearing to non-cost bearing settlement split.
• Progress all files proactively towards settlement in an efficient manner, including

management of inactivity, complaints etc.
• Assess and secure the correct funding for the client
• Secure relevant medical reports and review and value appropriately in accordance with
company guidelines, Judicial College Guidelines, Case law etc. as relevant
• Obtain the clients Schedule of Loss and any evidence required to support a claim
• Secure interim payments and client agreements
• Chase clients, insurers or suppliers when required
• Secure invoices from suppliers and ensure added to the ledger where appropriate
• Maintain ledger entries to ensure all costs and disbursements are claimed
• Prepare cases appropriately for litigation and any hearings, directions etc.
• Provide post settlement case steps, including the release of files to the enforcement team
• Minimise write offs and case closures due to AWOL client’s
• Ad hoc duties required by the Team Lead
• Pro-active housekeeping including prompt closure of files, dealing with ledger enquires and
processing write offs
• Ensure timely and accurate completion of drafting of legal documents, in particular, court
documents, preparing schedules, creating files, proof reading and briefing counsel.
• Undertake legal research when required



About You:
• Ability to accurately record data information
• Organisational management
• Ability to work to strict deadlines
• Computer literate
• Customer service skills
• A thorough understanding of the RTA legal process
• Experience as a legal assistant is desirable
• Experience as a legal advisor is desirable
• Letter writing skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Flexible approach
• Adaptable to changing environments
What we offer in return: We offer a flexible agile working environment, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package
including 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days, pension scheme,
health cash plan, life assurance and income protection insurance. The opportunity to develop a
rewarding and successful career with an award- winning law firm.

At Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) we are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued. Our culture motivates our employees to give their full selves to the job and invest in the company’s future. Our people see value in their work and are eager to do well in their roles. Our values ensure
that all our employees are working towards the same goals.

How to apply: If you would like to make a formal application, please select our recruitment email address at
Recruitment@slatergordon.co.uk and attach a copy of your CV. (Please no not edit the Subject field
on the email). Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in
touch.
Job Title: Personal Injury Solicitor Department: RTA Contract: Permanent Salary: Competitive Location: Edinburgh
Slater and Gordon are a leading consumer law firm and our mission is to give people easier access
to world class legal services. We are a legal services business powered by technology and led by
people that support customers in every step of their case.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Solicitor or equivalent to join our Personal Injury department
in the heart of Edinburgh. You will provide and deliver a quality service to all internal and external
customers and clients, through the execution of tasks from file allocation to closure in an accurate,
proactive and efficient manner. You will be responsible for achieving daily and monthly targets and
contributing to the productivity of the team.

At Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) we are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued.
Our culture motivates our employees to give their full selves to the job and invest in the company’s future.

Our people see value in their work and are eager to do well in their roles. Our values ensure that all
our employees are working towards the same goals.

If you have got the talent, ambition and focus and are looking for a stimulating and rewarding career
we would love to hear from you.
Responsibilities to include:
• Manage own case load and assist with other team members caseloads where required
• Perform to the required KPI’s of the role including billing, litigation targets, pre and post litigation settlement split and cost bearing to non-cost bearing settlement split.
• Progress all files proactively towards settlement in an efficient manner, including

management of inactivity, complaints etc.
• Assess and secure the correct funding for the client
• Secure relevant medical reports and review and value appropriately in accordance with
company guidelines, Judicial College Guidelines, Case law etc. as relevant
• Obtain the clients Schedule of Loss and any evidence required to support a claim
• Secure interim payments and client agreements
• Chase clients, insurers or suppliers when required
• Secure invoices from suppliers and ensure added to the ledger where appropriate
• Maintain ledger entries to ensure all costs and disbursements are claimed
• Prepare cases appropriately for litigation and any hearings, directions etc.
• Provide post settlement case steps, including the release of files to the enforcement team
• Minimise write offs and case closures due to AWOL client’s
• Ad hoc duties required by the Team Lead
• Pro-active housekeeping including prompt closure of files, dealing with ledger enquires and
processing write offs
• Ensure timely and accurate completion of drafting of legal documents, in particular, court
documents, preparing schedules, creating files, proof reading and briefing counsel.
• Undertake legal research when required



About You:
• Ability to accurately record data information
• Organisational management
• Ability to work to strict deadlines
• Computer literate
• Customer service skills
• A thorough understanding of the RTA legal process
• Experience as a legal assistant is desirable
• Experience as a legal advisor is desirable
• Letter writing skills
• Excellent attention to detail
• Flexible approach
• Adaptable to changing environments
What we offer in return: We offer a flexible agile working environment, alongside a competitive salary and benefits package
including 25 days holiday allowance plus the option to purchase an extra 5 days, pension scheme,
health cash plan, life assurance and income protection insurance. The opportunity to develop a
rewarding and successful career with an award- winning law firm.

At Slater and Gordon Lawyers (UK) we are inclusive. We celebrate multiple approaches and points of view. We believe diversity drives innovation. So we’re building a culture where difference is valued. Our culture motivates our employees to give their full selves to the job and invest in the company’s future. Our people see value in their work and are eager to do well in their roles. Our values ensure
that all our employees are working towards the same goals.

How to apply: If you would like to make a formal application, please select our recruitment email address at
Recruitment@slatergordon.co.uk and attach a copy of your CV. (Please no not edit the Subject field
on the email). Should your application be shortlisted a member of the recruitment team will be in
touch.
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