Personal Injury RTA Fee Earner – 1092

Salary £25,000 - £35,000
Job Type Permanent
Location Blackburn, Lancashire

Exciting opportunity for a Personal Injury Fee Earner to be part of an established and growing Firm based in Blackburn, Lancashire.

Key Responsibilities:

• Checking and review of initial information
• Identifying and processing files to be rejected.
• Checking and recording/dairying important dates (e.g. limitation, striking out, setting down, application for judgement, directions, assessment of damages, trial).
• Keeping individual client database/files up to date.
• Reviewing files and reporting regularly to clients, introducers, team leaders or others.
• Liaising with witnesses, medical and other experts.
• Liaising and negotiating with insurers, solicitors, courts, Counsel and other agencies.
• Preparing files for issue for court proceedings.
• Preparing files for setting down, assessment of damages and trial.
• Reporting to team leader any difficulties or delays on files.
• Attending team meetings.
• Providing statistics in relation to files handled upon request.
• Preparing/presenting files for costing.
• Notifying accounts of disbursements incurred/to be recovered.
• Considering information/updates in relation to legal procedures and/or assessment of quantum.
• Dealing promptly with telephone enquiries from clients, referrers and others.

Qualifications & Experience:

• The ideal candidate must have the following.
• Claimant experience.
• Experience in dealing with Credit Hire/Accident Management companies;
Good working knowledge of the claims process.
• Experience of handling RTA files and a knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules.
• A working understanding of the MOJ Portal process.
• The ability to provide a high level of client care.
• The candidate must have the ability to work efficiently and effectively, in a team or on their own.
• Be proficient with Proclaim Case Management, although in-depth training will be provided
• 5 GCSEs A to C, or equivalent, including Maths, English Language and ICT.
• Previous experience in civil litigation claims handling / as a legal fee earner or suitably qualified (ILEX, LPC etc).

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

Please Note: Due to the number of applications we receive we may be unable to respond to every application directly. If you have not heard from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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Job Title: Personal Injury RTA Fee Earner - 1092
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