Personal Injury Fee Earner

Our client is currently recruiting for a Personal Injury Fee Earner for their law firm in Chester.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities,

  • You will take responsibility of your own litigated and pre-litigated files from start to completion.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively in a team with the passion and desire to contribute effectively to this vibrant and dynamic practice that offers excellent career progression opportunities.
  • Manage client’s expectations in relation to settlement of their case
  • You will use Case Management system and will liaise with clients, insurers, expert witnesses and solicitors.
  • You will be Instructing experts and preparing court bundles
  • Comply with CPD or other training requirements.
  • Carry out such additional administrative duties as required by the Practice Director.
  • Handling files by way of obtaining medical reports, liaising with clients, disclosing reports and attempting to reach settlement or issuing cases in line with company expectations. Attending/conducting hearings as necessary, including stage 3 final hearings.
  • Must have the ability to work effectively in a team with the passion and desire to contribute effectively to this vibrant and dynamic practice that offers excellent career progression opportunities. .
  • To ensure the confidentiality and security of all client documentation and information.
  • To maintain high standards in the processing of client work, both in respect of professional standards and client care.
  • To encourage and promote the image and ethos of the practice
  • To maintain good professional working relationships both internally and externally.

Skills, knowledge, qualifications required for job,

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to multi-task & deal with several actions/ cases simultaneously.
  • Ability to assimilate and apply new skills when required.
  • Team working and working to tight deadlines.
  • Be eager to learn showing a positive, proactive, can do approach.
  • Must be a Driver or currently learning to drive.
  • You will have experience within Motor Claims, Personal Injury and MOJ Portal at Stages 2 & 3, or have recently graduated with a Law Degree.
  • You will be fully confident managing litigated files, a proactive negotiator and be able to hit the ground running from day one.
  • Able to build rapport and establish relationships.
  • Capable of gathering, organising and managing information.

For more information on this role, please contact [email protected]