Job Description

Salary: Competitive

My client are a well-established law firm based in Liverpool are offering a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join our team due to continued business growth. We are looking for a diligent, confident, self-motivated and experienced person to fill the role of Fee Earner. Experience required Role Responsibilities * Handling a caseload of Claimant Personal Injury * Handling transferred fast track PI files that are ready to litigate * Representing the team in the conduct of client matters in providing legal advice and assistance in a professional matter * Completing all necessary investigations into the circumstances of the incident and the value of the client's claim, carrying out legal research as required * Collating and reviewing the evidence to assess prospects of the claim succeeding its merits * Negotiating settlement on the best possible terms for the Client ensuring that instructions are followed or taken at the vital points * Ensuring that the legal expenses provider is kept updated at all key stages * Drafting the necessary documents to issue court proceedings, following court directions, drafting statements and preparing the file for a final court hearing * Identifying and appropriately investigating all conflicts, complaints and potential acts of negligence and ensuring they are reported immediately to a team leader or member of the compliance team Experience Required * A minimum of six months experience in a similar role either in-house or within private practice * Basic legal background i.e. knowledge of fundamental legal concepts * Confidence to manage colleagues’ expectations and ensure delivery by following up on items which have been promised * PI knowledge * Writing skills- to be applied in written papers for internal and external release Additional information * Monday – Friday Office based * £27,000 - £35,000 + commission * Training and progression opportunities * Dress Down Fridays * Opportunities for funding of LPC courses * Training contracts * Attractive bonus scheme * Breakfast club on the last working day of the month * Medicash * Staff performance incentives

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