Serious Injury Litigation Executive

Serious Injury Litigation Executive


Birkenhead


£25,000 - £35,000


My client in Birkenhead are recruiting for a Serious Injury Litigation Executive to assist a high profile Serious Injury Lawyer with all aspects of litigated and non-litigated serious high value personal injury claims.


The duties of the Litigation Executive are;



  • Deal with all aspects of litigated and non - litigated claims/disputes.

  • Deal with claims involving a variety of areas of law

  • Progress claims in a timely manner in accordance with the CPR, and SLAs

  • Deal with queries on files

  • Undertake telephone advocacy

  • Take a pragmatic commercial approach to settlements and advising clients

  • Ensure any appropriate instructions are obtained from any relevant lay and/or insurance clients

  • Ensure any appropriate instructions are obtained from clients

  • Prioritise Court directions ensuring all directions are complied with in a timely manner

  • Achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to WIP, fee income, settlements, closures and issuing

  • Records, instructing Counsel, preparing court proceedings and providing general help and assistance on litigated files as and when required

  • To obtain relevant and necessary evidence (medical or otherwise), liaising with medical experts as necessary

  • Achieve and exceed various targets set in relation to WIP, fee income, settlements, closures and issuing


The Successful Litigation Executive will be;



  • Minimum 2 year's experience working in a multi-track or Serious Injury environment.

  • Graduate, Legal Executive or medical background

  • Attending on clients, advising, and legal research, preparing legal documents, reviewing medical records, instructing experts, drafting court documents, preparing for and attending conferences.

    Maintaining a court diary.

  • Investigating liability, causation and quantum issues.

  • Excellent time management and organisational skills, with a calm and methodical approach to work, and a flexible and adaptable attitude to resolving issues

  • Excellent client care and analytical skills, to include providing written and oral advice in a clear concise manner

  • The ability to liaise and build up a rapport by using effective communication with all external agencies during the life of a claim including medical agencies, investigators, barristers etc.

  • Good IT skills with a sound working knowledge of VF or a similar case management system and essential MS Office knowledge

  • Have a good working knowledge of the CPR and/or and other relevant case law and/or legislation and progressing claims in a timely manner in accordance with the CPR


For more information please contact Leanne Taylor @ Clayton Legal




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