Housing Disrepair Fee Earner/Team Leader – 1184

Salary £20,000 - £27,000
Job Type Permanent
Location Liverpool

My client is hiring for a Housing Disrepair Fee Earner to join their growing team in Liverpool, Merseyside.

You will deal with a case load of Housing Disrepair claims to ensure that all claims are up to date and progressed in the correct time frame and lead a team of fee earners

Your Responsibilities:

• Discuss potential claims and provide an initial screening review on the telephone in-line with the agreed criteria for new cases
• To review incoming information and establish a possible claim route
• Ensure all information is scanned and uploaded to the case management system
• Ensure case management system is updated daily, making sure all workflow steps are correctly inputted
• Assess prospects and prepare letters of claim and advise on the evidence with the clients
• Prepare surveyors instructions and advise on the same
• Prepare claim documents and proceedings
• Deal with case as they proceed via the court process
• Ensure compliance with court deadlines and directions
• Liaise with Counsel, experts and any other third parties in an efficient and professional manner
• Support experts by providing them with all the information they need, liaising with them to ensure they review cases as quickly as possible
• Be proactive and use initiative when presented with problems or issues
• Provide excellent customer service by regularly updating clients on the progress of their case and answering any queries in a professional manner
• Provide training and support to new members of the team
• Be proactive in your approach to the role by constantly researching the area of law you practice and keeping up to date with all relevant case law/industry updates
• Maintain good records and assist management in the provision of requested data

Your Experience:

• You will ideally have at least 12 months' experience of working on housing disrepair cases with strong knowledge of the housing disrepair protocol.
• Experience of Litigation in this area a very distinct advantage.
• Supervisory or managerial experience a very distinct advantage.

Should you have any questions or wish to apply please do not hesitate to contact Clear Legal and Financial Recruitment

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Job Title: Housing Disrepair Fee Earner/Team Leader - 1184
Job Reference: 1184

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