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Assistant Litigation Executive (MNMT009)

Added 13 days ago

ROLE

Assisting Lawyers and Senior Lawyers as directed in the running a caseload of multi-track Clinical Negligence cases (of £30,000 and above) from inception to Trial; always under supervision and in line with current company policies and legal requirements.  To accept delegated tasks on other similar cases as directed by the Senior Lawyer.

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 directed.
  • Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures under supervision in a timely and cost effective manner..
  • 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 Senior Lawyer as required.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Desire to work in this area of law and preferably some experience
  • Graduate, preferably with Law related degree and / or professional qualification such as LPC or route to BAR or CILEX
  • Desire and ability to take direction and supervision from team leader
  • Proven legal and forensic skills
  • Good research skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Keen analytical skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Excellent people skills and service ethos
  • Ability to influence at all levels
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines.
  • Excellent Client Care Skills.

We reserve the right to close this post early depending on the volume of applications.

Vacancy Overview

LocationManchesterRemote Working
Salary£17,000 to £22,000 DOE
ContractFull-time
ExperienceLegal
DepartmentMedical Negligence Serious Injury
Closes23rd Dec 2020

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