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Assistant Litigation Executive (MN044)

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Assistant Litigation Executive (MN044)

Added 1 month ago



To play a key role in one of the Medical Negligence teams by working on allocated cases, corresponding with customers and experts to ensure their cases are conducted in a proactive and commercially-focussed manner.

You will be joining a quality, large, busy and growing team of clinical negligence experts. You will be working on all aspects of litigation within your team, both pre-litigation and post-litigation work, in a ‘cradle to grave’ environment”


Accountable for:

  • Supporting the team to provide outstanding customer care
  • Proactive case management and progression
  • Supporting the delivery of the team’s financial performance KPIs
  • Effective and thorough time recording


Responsible for:

  • Discussing and agreeing case tactics and planning with the Team Leader
  • Reviewing case and drafting a thorough witness statement as required
  • Working with customers to ensure that relevant information is collected and collated to enable the progression of the case
  • Ensuring that all relevant information is obtained, noted on file and signed as appropriate
  • Instructing an appropriate medical expert to prepare reports as directed by the Team Leader
  • Co-ordinating the progression of cases with all internal and external parties
  • Assisting the team with case progression as and when required such as assisting in drafting of LOC, obtaining quantum evidence and negotiating settlement


Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills, including drafting legal correspondence
  • Good IT skills especially in respect of Microsoft Office packages and ideally Proclaim
  • Customer care and communication experience essential
  • Excellent attention to detail and time management
  • Experience of claims handling in a legal environment

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