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Assistant Fee Earner

Added 8 days ago

Role

As a recent law graduate and/or LPC student, you will be part of a team assisting other fee earners responsible for running a caseload of multi-track clinical negligence cases (of £100,000 and above). Working under supervision in line with current company policies and legal requirements. Within the role you will accept delegated tasks on other similar cases as directed by the Team Leader.


Essential Skills and Experience
  • Desire to work in this area of law and preferably some experience
  • Legal Academic and/or Professional training already commenced
  • Desire and ability to take direction and supervision from team leader
  • Good research skills and attention to detail
  • Keen analytical skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent people and client care skills

Main Responsibilities

 

  • Ensure the delivery for yourself of all KPI targets set by the firm
  • Ensure cases are progressed in a timely, efficient and proactive manner
  • Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors and insurers as necessary
  • Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely and cost effective manner
  • Pursuing cases to conclusion
  • Ensuring all actions as per Proclaim Action List are completed in a timely fashion
  • Accurate time recording
  • Maintaining client files in good order in accordance with Lexcel and other quality assurance requirements
  • Reporting to Team Leader as required

Vacancy Overview

Location Southport
Contract Full-time
Experience Legal
Department Medical Negligence Serious Injury
Closes 21st Jul 2017

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