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Junior Litigation Executive (SIU045) (FTC)

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Junior Litigation Executive (SIU045) (FTC)

Added 24 days ago

ROLE:

 

The primary role of a Junior Litigation Executive is to assist the Serious Injury Team with essential case management and the progression of cases by collating, reviewing and redacting medical records. A large part of the role also involves speaking to clients and drafting liability and quantum witness statements. From time to time there will be occasions when other duties become necessary in order to assist the team, such as attending meetings or attending court hearings.

 

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

  • Good client care skills – i.e. the ability to speak to client in a professional and courteous manner
  • The ability to interact with colleagues and express opinions in a professional and courteous way
  • Good time management – i.e. the ability to complete given tasks within an acceptable timescale and to work within any given deadlines
  • The ability to work to a task list
  • Good IT skills, preferably a working knowledge of Proclaim or other similar case management system
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • The ability to prepare clear and concise file notes and memos with accuracy
  • The ability to apply initiative and forward thinking
  • Preferably some legal knowledge
  • Compliance with office manual procedures

 

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

  1. Reviewing the following medical records – to include, but not necessarily limited, to the following:-

 

  1. Medical records (ambulance, hospital, GP, physio, psychiatric, case management etc)
  2. Employment records
  3. College/School records
  4. DWP records
  5. HMRC (i.e Inland Revenue) tax records
  6. Business Accounts

 

  1. Chasing relevant organisations for the required records
  2. Liaising with or chasing Premex (or any other medical agencies)
  3. Ensuring chase-ups are diarised using Task List and actioned when due and to report any persistent delays to a team supervisor
  4. On receipt of relevant records, to ensure they are arranged in logical and sequential order
  5. To ensure relevant records are saved clearly and appropriately on the correct file, complying with GDPR
  6. To redact medical records, where appropriate and when instructed
  7. To provide a summary by way of a file note or memo, containing views and thoughts on any issues arising from the client’s records worthy of consideration
  8. The drafting of initial quantum statements, care statements and straightforward liability statements
  9. Attending meetings when required, to assist with note taking or with taking basic witness statements
  10. Progressing files in line with KPIs and chargeable hours target
  11. To assist the overall department
  12. We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the date shown depending on volume and calibre of candidates.

 

 

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