Portal Legal Advisor

ACS are looking for a Portal Legal Advisor to join the Birkenhead office of a well-established law firm on a full time basis.

The successful candidate will be expected to manage a caseload of Fast Track Portal RSA cases through all stages of the Portal, to include litigating to Stage 3 when appropriate.

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

  • Being responsible for a high volume caseload of Fast Track Personal Injury RTA Portal claims, following the MOJ process.
  • To progress your caseload in a manner to ensure that clients receive appropriate, professional, timely and pertinent legal advice, with regular contact, whilst managing their expectations.
  • To liaise appropriately and timely with sources, medical agencies, experts, third party insurers and other relevant parties to ensure that cases are pro-actively progressed.
  • To identify early those cases where proceedings would be tactically beneficial to litigate and to do so expeditiously.
  • To attend, where appropriate, court hearings to make representations in respect of the claim before the judiciary.
  • Take a practical but commercial approach to settlements and advising clients as to litigation/cost risks.
  • Perform to a high level in a target orientated environment.
  • To achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to, for example, profit costs, settlements and issuing, without compromising the firm’s integrity.
  • To undertake any other tasks as deemed relevant and reasonable by the business.

Requirements of the candidate include:

  • Previous experience of managing your own caseload of Fast Track RTA Portal claims, or hands on experience of managing tasks relating to such cases.
  • Member/Fellow of CILEx
  • Competent working with a case management system and good knowledge of MS Office.
  • Excellent negotiator with strong communication skills.
  • Good attention to detail and organisational skills.
  • Resilient – able to deal with fast paced changing environment whilst still achieving objectives.
  • Focus on delivering quality service to clients and the firm.

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