EL/PL Solicitor/Fee Earner

ACS are looking for an EL/PL Solicitor or Fee Earner to join the Manchester office of a well-established law firm on a full time basis.

The successful candidate will be expected to work within a small team of Fee Earners, whilst handling a full caseload of EL/PL Fast Track Litigated and Pre-Litigated matters.

Responsibilities of the role include, but are not limited to:

  • Timely and accurate maintenance of all case management, billing and management information systems to ensure completeness of records and aid business decision making
  • Undertaking periodic reviews of files in line with Client requirements
  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls
  • Undertake discussions and negotiations with Insured, Insurer and Third Party Solicitors to pursue the rapid and appropriate settlement of cases and the apportionment of costs
  • Allocate funds to the appropriate client accounts as per agreed procedures
  • Provide written updates by email or letter to clients detailing case activity to ensure that they receive up to date and accurate information about progress when requested
  • Undertake Court Telephone Hearings to ensure progress is maximised and all actions have been undertaken to bring the case to settlement
  • Updating reports
  • Delegation of tasks where available and appropriate to other members of the team and assistants
  • Meeting agreed performance targets
  • To ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011

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