Paralegal

Posted 20 September by Jigsaw Services Ltd

Technical litigated role. A client-focused opportunity for Fraud or RTA Fee Earners to secure a Fraud role and work closely with clients

Our client is a leading legal services provider to insurers and associated businesses involved with the insurance sector. Their success is built upon the core believes that the client and the personnel that service their needs are the most important part of their business. Process driven, they embrace technology and innovation, but above all, it prides itself on being an extension of their client's operations.

You will be working with a team of fraud specialists who utilise a forensic and analytical approach to dealing with evidence with a high regard to detail. The Fraud department is one of the best in the industry. The roles focus is to run a reduced caseload of litigated cases on behalf of a cross-section of insurance clients. You will be managing an exciting array of claims, mostly consisting of small to fast track suspected fraudulent insurance claims, however, depending on experience the cases might consist of Multitrack. They will be RTA - Bogus Passenger Claims, RTA - Staged/Contrived, RTA - Fraudulent Exaggeration and Low-Speed Impact. There is scope for other business areas to use the department for Fraud, so expect the opportunity to present fraud cases from other legal specialisms. Not just RTA.

The litigated fraud fee earner will manage quality cases of a range of suspected fraudulent insurance claims. Expect to focus on RTA - Bogus Passenger Claims, RTA - Staged/Contrived, RTA - Fraudulent Exaggeration Low-Speed Impact. It is anticipated that on joining the team, candidates will handle a caseload largely consisting of motor-related claims. The litigated fraud fee earner will run fraud cases from the litigation investigation stage and be responsible for the case management, which will include providing a detailed review and analysis of evidence throughout the life of the case. This technical role will see you running files in accordance with agreed client guidelines on a non delegated and delegated fixed fee/hourly rate basis. You will be setting and agreeing on the strategic focus of the file, delegating tasks as appropriate to assistants. Technical in nature, this role will also see you liaising with the Underwriting Department at Insurers and undertaking Policy Interpretation. Liaising with policyholders and witnesses as necessary, liaising with CRU, liaising with clients / other insurers / third parties to negotiate a settlement. It's not all office-bound, you will be attending Client meetings where required which includes the provision of training/workshops to clients as well as social entertaining!

To secure this client facing role you will need to have previously managed your own caseload of RTA Litigated or Litigated Fraud cases. This experience will have instilled you in the understanding of the legal process, and the 'art' of fraud detection. By working in a targeted environment you will be used to the daily responsibilities the post requires. You will relish exceeding targets and improving your employee brand. As this role involves a lot of client contact, great client care skills are essential. This department and their staff offer an option to work from home 2 days a week, possibly progressing to 3. If you are passionate about progression and your career this employer will be able to match your desire to succeed.

LOCATION: Bolton - commute from Wigan / Bury / Rochdale / Oldham / Salford / Trafford / Manchester / Stockport / Tameside / Blackburn / Preston / Farnworth / Edgworth / Westhoughton / Radcliffe / Tyldesley / Walkden / Atherton / Bury / Whitefield / Prestwich / Hindley / Leigh / Eccles / Darwen / Glazebury / Chorley / Brinscall / Heywood

Key Search Words: Fee Earner / Associate / Paralegal / Newly Qualified / Solicitor / Newly Qualified Solicitor / Legal Executive / Chartered Legal Executive / FILEX / CILEX / Fee Earner / Personal Injury / RTA Litigated Fee Earner / Fraud / RTA Fraud / Fraud Litigation

Required skills

  • Case Management
  • Fraud
  • Litigation
  • RTA
  • Fraud Detection

Application question

Have you managed your own caseload of either RTA or Fraud?

Reference: 35254637

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