Serious Injury Fee Earner Wakefield, West Yorkshire

Sector: Legal

Type: Part Time|Permanent

Serious Injury Fee Earner

£35000 – £45000/annum DOE

Part Time, Legal Vacancy In West Yorkshire


Sue Ross Legal are recruiting for a Multi-Track Personal Injury Fee Earner.
Our client is a top 100 UK law firm with a renowned reputation; Due to a period of continued growth, the firm are actively seeking dedicated, and ambitious lawyers, (whether qualified solicitors or unqualified fee earners) to take on a varied caseload of high value serious and catastrophic injury cases from start to finish, predominantly litigated RTA based.
Subject to experience, you will oversee cases valued between £25,000 and £50,000, £50,000, and £250,000, £250,000 to £1,000,000 or £1,000,000+.
* You will be responsible for delivering excellent client care to clients who have suffered from a traumatic and life changing event.
* Conduct regular technical and case reviews, providing feedback and mentoring as required.
* Regular communication and meetings with your client.
* Instructions and meetings with a multi-disciplinary team of experts for example, medical experts, case managers, care experts, architects, forensic accountants, counsel.
* Analysis of evidence and research of legal issues on liability, causation, and quantum.
* Drafting documents including statements, pleadings, and schedules of loss.
* Securing early interim payments and appropriate rehabilitation.
* Optimising your client’s settlement.
* Ability to work with a task-based case management system to ensure regular contact is maintained with all clients, providing exceptional customer service, and managing their expectations.
* Raising awareness of the department and developing your professional profile.
* Support your Team Leader in the supervision, mentoring and development of junior members of the team as appropriate, ensuring clear objectives and KPIs are followed, performance issues are actively managed and development plans are in place in accordance with company policy.
* Perform to a high level in a target orientated environment.
* To undertake any other tasks as deemed relevant and reasonable by the business.
Person Specification
* Qualified Solicitor or Fellow of CILEx with a minimum of 4 years post qualification experience or can demonstrate equivalent experience to charge and recover appropriate rates.
* Proven track record of dealing with serious injury claims; an experienced litigator with strong technical ability and practical knowledge of the court procedures.
* Commitment to delivering excellent client care for each of our clients. Excellent communication skills to include negotiation and objection handling.
* Accountable for achieving objectives in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining high standards of work quality and client care.
* Competent working with a case management system and good knowledge of Excel and Word. Good attention to detail and strong organisational skills.
* Maintains a positive attitude, self-motivated and uses own initiative.
* Robust – able to deal with changing circumstances and challenging situations whilst still achieving objectives.
Your KPI’s and Objectives will be discussed and agreed with you on a one-to-one basis. You will have regular one-to-one meetings with your line manager to review your performance against these objectives and identify any areas for development and/or required support.
Although you will be handling a claimant caseload, our client will look at candidates from either claimant or defendant backgrounds.
This is an excellent opportunity to join an esteemed firm that believes in staff progression, offers high levels of flexibility, and supports agile working. The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:
* 25 to 30 days holiday + bank holidays
* Company bonus scheme
* Enhanced pension scheme
* Permanent Health Insurance
* Free eye tests
* Enhanced adoption leave, maternity & paternity pay
* Reward & recognition – long service, prize draw, incentives
* Life insurance
* Free parking (if/when in office)
For more information about the above vacancy or for a confidential chat about our other vacancies throughout Yorkshire, Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Lincolnshire, the Northwest, and the Northeast, please send your details to us and one of our dedicated legal consultants will contact you.
Unfortunately, due to the number of applications we receive, we are unable to provide individual feedback to all applicants. Please assume that if you do not hear from us within 72 hours that your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.
May we take this opportunity to thank you for expressing an interest in one of our roles and wish you the very best in your search for employment

2024-04-25 09:12:01

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