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ASSISTANT LITIGATION EXECUTIVE – SERIOUS INJURIES TEAM (SIC011)

Added 21 days ago

To assist a fee earner in the Serious Injury Department in all aspects of their cases and to ensure that matters are progressed in a timely and efficient manner. The successful candidate will be working on a diverse range of cases ranging from high end multi-track to cases involving catastrophic injuries.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Good research and drafting skills
  • Sound base knowledge of the law surroundingĀ serious injuryand court procedure
  • Good attention to detail, with file management and organisational skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to adapt to the needs of a diverse environment and able to quickly analyse complex information in order to make reasoned decisions.
  • IT competent
  • Excellent time management
  • Preferably previous experience of working in a personal injury department
  • Must be flexible in working hours and able to travel
  • Excellent communication and client care skills

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist fee earners in the department on their cases to ensure matters are progressed in a timely and efficient manner
  • Progress files in line with KPI targets
  • Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors/insurers, police and any other relevant parties as directed
  • Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely manner as directed
  • Drafting statements of case, witness statements, application notices
  • Preparing accurate and detailed file notes
  • Helping to maintain case plans and case summaries
  • To research points of law in respect of liability and quantum and take responsibility for researching topics prior to undertaking allocated tasks to ensure accuracy
  • Undertaking and assisting where appropriate telephone negotiations/case management conferences with solicitors/courts as directed
  • Pursue cases to conclusion as directed
  • Attendance at Court, Joint Settlement Meetings, Case Management Conferences and Conferences with or without Counsel. This occasionally requires an overnight stay.
  • Preparation of trial bundles
  • Helping with/preparing costs instructions sheets and disbursement lists

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