Defendant Legal Advisor

We are recruiting a Defendant Legal Advisor in Haywards Heath.

Successful candidate’s responsibilities will include;

  • Deal with all aspects of litigated and non – litigated Defence personal injury claims, including RTA claims, and pursuing Part 20 claims on behalf of clients when appropriate
  • Have a good working knowledge of the CPR and/or and other relevant case law and/or legislation and progressing defences in a timely manner in accordance with the CPR.
  • Have a working knowledge and where appropriate advise on/progress claims involving technical arguments such as indemnity/RTA/Article 75 Insurer issues, resiling from admissions, and pursuing non-parties to litigation.
  • Instruct Counsel, to attend conferences, hearings and CMC’s etc.
  • Undertake telephone advocacy when appropriate e.g. allocation hearings and CMCs.
  • Take a pragmatic commercial approach to settlements and advising clients as to litigation/cost risks.
  • Ensure any appropriate instructions are obtained from any relevant insurance clients.
  • Ensure any appropriate instructions are obtained from any relevant lay clients.
  • Prioritise urgent schedule entries and dealing with remainder of daily tasks on To Do list.
  • Achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to fee income, closures and issuing.

For more information on this role please contact gabriella@acs-recruitment.co.uk

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