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9 months ago
Fletchers Solicitors
Salary: £30,000 to £40,000 DOE
Location: Southport
Job type: Permanent
Category: Barrister Jobs
Senior Litigation Executive – 12 Months Fixed Term

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To play a key role in one of 12 Medical Negligence teams by working on allocated cases, corresponding with customers and experts to ensure their cases are conducted in a proactive and commercially-focussed manner.

Accountable for:

* Providing support, guidance and assistance to the team to deliver outstanding service to customers

* Proactive and commercial case management and progression

* Supporting the Team Leader in ensuring the delivery of the team’s financial performance KPIs

* Effective and thorough time recording

Responsible for:

* Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader and members of the team

* Identifying cases which are ready for LOC, settlement and service within the team

* Working with the team to ensure that relevant information is being collected and collated to enable the progression of the case

* Management of a caseload in a proactive commercial manner

* Co-ordinating the progression of cases with all internal and external parties

* Drafting of legal documentation including LOC, letters of instruction

* Negotiating settlement and the issuing and service of proceedings should it be required

* Overseeing the documentation and correspondence produced by the team

* Advising the team on any technical issues arising from their cases

Essential Skills and Experience:

* Experience of handling a medical negligence case load

* Excellent organisational and time management skills

* Excellent communication and drafting skills

* Excellent IT skills especially in respect of Microsoft Office packages, proclaim and excel

* Excellent attention to detail

* Strong commercial awareness within a legal environment

* Ability to work well with junior team members, providing coaching and mentoring

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