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Solicitor - NDA Motor

Solicitor - NDA Motor

Posted 18 April by Keoghs LLP Featured Ended

NDA Motor - Qualified Fee Earner

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

Based on site at our Head Office in Horwich, Bolton you will be dealing with small claims and fast track RTA files with a value of up to £25,000 on both delegated and non-delegated basis, for a variety of insurer clients. It is important that the job holder can work independently and competently using their own initiative to review files and formulate the initial Strategy to ensure the best outcome for the client. Contact with clients will be present in this role.

Keoghs is one of the leading providers of claims-related services to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. We combine proven processes, technology and a low cost infrastructure with deep legal and insurance market knowledge. This enables us to create individual solutions for each of our clients that match their requirements in terms of quality, performance and value for money.

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Initial report/review

  • Case Strategy

  • Reviewing matters throughout

  • Review and/or report re exchange of evidence, receipt of medical evidence, joints statements or at any other stage.

  • Counter Schedule

  • Pre-Trial reports

  • Dealing with Disclosure

  • Instructing Counsel/investigators/medical and other experts/surveillance

  • Reviewing evidence (eg. Witness statements, GP records, Occupational Health/ Personnel records

  • Drafting questions to medical experts

  • Drafting in general

  • Costs Schedules

  • Research

  • Preparing/checking Trial Bundles

  • Reviewing surveillance

  • Attending Conferences and Trial with Counsel

  • Negotiations/ Drafting Payments into Court

  • Dealing with routine correspondence

  • Conducting site inspections and investigations

  • Conducting CMCs and applications

  • To ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct 2011

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND ATTRIBUTES

  • Sound and practical experience of handling RTA litigated files is essential, with evidence of managing own case load and reporting skills

  • Education - Good standard of education including degree.

  • Qualified Solicitor

  • Ability to work as part of a Team

  • Ability to use own initiative

  • Ability to plan and prioritise workloads

  • Ability to recognise and delegate some tasks

  • Excellent listening and verbal communication skills

  • Good telephone negotiation skills

  • Ability to follow work processes and keep to Strategy

  • Ability to recognise when sensitivity and tact are required

  • Ability to make decisions

  • Ability to remain calm under pressure

  • Good IT skills including Word, Outlook, and experience of a Case Management System preferred

What We Can Offer You

  • A learning culture with employee development at the heart of the people development pathway

  • Excellent flexible benefits including Annual leave entitlement and Healthcare Cash Plan as standard

  • Standard 35 hour week

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for interest in this position and in our organisation Strictly no agencies please

Reference: 34843079

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