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Senior Litigation Executive – Medical Negligence

Added 21 days ago

Role

To play a key role in one of 12 Medical Negligence " href="https://www.fletcherssolicitors.co.uk/medical-negligence/">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.

Accountable for:

  • Providing support, guidance and assistance to the team to deliver outstanding service to customers
  • Proactive and commercial case management and progression
  • Supporting the Team Leader in ensuring 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 and members of the team
  • Identifying cases which are ready for LOC, settlement and service within the team
  • Working with the team to ensure that relevant information is being collected and collated to enable the progression of the case
  • Management of a caseload in a proactive commercial manner
  • Co-ordinating the progression of cases with all internal and external parties
  • Drafting of legal documentation including LOC, letters of instruction
  • Negotiating settlement and the issuing and service of proceedings should it be required
  • Overseeing the documentation and correspondence produced by the team
  • Advising the team on any technical issues arising from their cases

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience of handling a medical negligence case load
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication and drafting skills
  • Excellent IT skills especially in respect of Microsoft Office packages, proclaim and excel
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong commercial awareness within a legal environment
  • Ability to work well with junior team members, providing coaching and mentoring

Opportunities in both Southport and Manchester

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Vacancy Overview

Location Southport
Salary £30,000 - £40,000 DOE
Contract Full-time
Experience Legal
Department Medical Negligence
Closes 24th Feb 2019

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Contact Details
Phone
03300 080 321
Email
jobs@fs.co.uk
Southport
Dukes House, 34 Hoghton Street, Southport, PR9 0PU
Manchester
St James's Tower, 7 Charlotte Street, Manchester, M1 4DZ
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