Solicitor/Fee Earner – RTA

We are currently recruiting for a Solicitor/Fee Earner to join the RTA team of a Liverpool based firm.

Duties will include, but not be limited to,

  • Effective use of Firm’s case management system
  • Ability to vet a claim at initial stages
  • Assess funding requirements
  • Investigate liability / assessing quantum
  • Liaise with Insurers
  • Advising clients
  • Litigation work subject to experience and expertise
  • Drafting court documents where appropriate
  • Manage own case load efficiently
  • Liaise with referrers and manage their expectations in respect of quality and service
  • Take initial instructions from clients
  • Court proceedings/compliance with pre-action protocols
  • Advocacy as and when required
  • Prepare predictive costs calculations and possibly negotiate
  • Provide assistance to team members
  • Compliance with office procedures
  • Liaison with Counsel / Instructions to Counsel
  • Negotiating settlements
  • Weekly reports to Team Manager
  • Any other duties that may be required of you by the Firm from time to time

Qualifications/skills required,

  • Basic typing skills/computer skills
  • Good organisational and planning skills
  • Good telephone manner/ability to communicate effectively
  • ILEX exams preferred

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

Acs Recruitment is an independent recruitment agency based in Liverpool that offers a professional service to its clients and candidates nationally. Established in 1983 ACS were Liverpool’s First independent Recruitment agency and has long been a trusted and well respected agency throughout the North West.

Acs’s main focus is the legal profession and we are experts in this field. Currently we hold a strong presence within the legal sector covering Merseyside, Manchester, Sheffield, Birmingham down to London. We are well known for our high standards and providing quality service to clients and candidates.

We put our success and longevity down to the whole team putting quality and service above all else. Our friendly consultants offer an exceptional legal recruitment service which has resulted in trust, recognition and an excellent reputation.

Our primary goal is to continue to build healthy long standing relationships with candidates and clients. Many of our first client relationships are still in place from our inception, we think is a testament to our success.

Nothing gives us greater pleasure in watching our candidate’s careers flourish and our clients thrive as a result of our hard work.

Acs’s primary goal is to continue building strong and healthy relationships with legal firms and maintain our strong presence nationally.