We are currently recruiting for a Personal Injury Solicitor for my client in Chester.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

To deliver an efficient cost effective service to the clients of the Firm

  • Client caseload and equipment
  • To deliver legal services of the highest standard in a cost efficient manner
  • Compliance with all statutory and office requirements
  • Promotion of all services offered by the firm to clients and prospective clients
  • To bill and recover such fees as directed by the Board of Managing Directors
  • Comply with the Office Manual & Departmental Manuals
  • Maintain professional standards
  • Maintain an agreed caseload of client matters
  • Process client matters on a timely and cost effective basis
  • Maintain effective financial controls on all client matters
  • Record all chargeable hours to achieve as a minimum the target set by the Board of Managing Directors
  • Bill on a regular basis in accordance with the client care letter and the firm’s guidelines
  • Identify and pursue appropriate opportunities to cross-sell the services of the firm
  • Comply with CPD or other training requirements
  • Ensure the database is accurate for all current clients and matters under their control
  • Carry out such additional duties as required by the Department Head.

Skills, knowledge, qualifications required for job

 If you have the passion, drive and ambition to make a difference and have the following skills, experience and attributes this could be the role for you:

  • You will have experience within Personal Injury and MOJ Portal.
  • You will be fully confident managing litigated files, a proactive negotiator and be able to hit the ground running from day one.
  • Hold a Law Degree/ Legal qualification.
  • A high level of organisation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Able to build rapport and establish relationships
  • Previous customer service experience
  • Capable of gathering, organising and managing information
  • Ability to multi-task & deal with several actions/ cases simultaneously
  • Ability to assimilate and apply new skills when required
  • Responsive to change
  • 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
  • An understanding of the RTA claims processes useful but not essential
  • RTA/ABI knowledge useful but not essential

Working within a Motor Claims /Credit Hire environment is desirable not essential.

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