Multi-Track Personal Claimant Solicitor/Legal Executive

We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor or Legal Executive for a Manchester based firm.

They are looking for people with a proven track record working within a dynamic legal environment.

Job Purpose
To manage a caseload efficiently and effectively. You will be maintaining an independent caseload from submission to settlement or Issuing. Responsibilities will involve handling a caseload of holiday sickness claims.

This role would suit an ambitious Paralegal or Legal Executive

Duties and Responsibilities

  • To handle a caseload of travel cases from beginning to end, focusing on illness claims, with work funded on a CFA and BTE basis
  • To ensure cases are settled within SLA’S and team targets are met
  • To ensure high standards are met within the claims process
  • To adhere to company policies, practices and procedures as documented in the office handbook
  • Procedural and practical skills are essential.
  • To work with a case management system, databases and normal office IT systems
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant forms and procedures inclusive of litigation procedures
  • To ensure that cash collection targets are met and supporting the Team Head within the department at all times in the motivation of the team to achieve monthly and annual budget
  • Achievement of personal and team billing targets
  • Resolving client care issues with the Team Head and providing excellent client care at all times
  • Ensuring that write offs and issues with suppliers are kept to an absolute minimum

Experience / Knowledge / Qualifications

  • A fee-earning track record with proven results and evidence of hitting financial targets
  • Good knowledge and understanding of PI work
  • Excellent IT Skills with the ability to work with a Case Management System, databases and normal office IP systems
  • Experience of working in a client focused environment
  • Good knowledge and understanding of procedures, protocol and CPR
  • Good practical skills and proven negotiation skills
  • Excellent organisation skills and the ability to meet/exceed deadlines
  • Strong communication skills
  • The ability to prioritise work when necessary
  • The ability to provide the highest standards of client care

Salary £25,000 – £35,000

For more information on this role, please email Gabriella@acs-recruitment.co.uk

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