SOLICITOR/LEGAL EXECUTIVE - PERSONAL INJURY

Job Description

Salary: Competitive

Company Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire firm that has been providing a service to clients for over 100 years. They are constantly investing in their people and infrastructure to ensure they are a leading law firm in today’s market. Their position as a pre-eminent private client firm has been strengthened in the last few years by a growing reputation for helping clients with personal injury and clinical negligence claims. They pride themselves in their approachability, pragmatism and being able to provide advice and support across all aspects of a matter. They always put their staff and their clients first, and because of their investment in the profession's leading systems and software, they know they can provide a first class service. Position  The Personal Injury Department is one of the foremost in the region and has been growing for several years. They have recently had two solicitors shortlisted as Claimant Lawyer of the Year and last year their Department was nominated as Claimant Team of the Year at the National Personal Injury Awards. This year they have also won Best Personal Injury & Medical Negligence Law firm in the East Midlands, and are in The Legal 500, ‘Client’s Guide to the Best Law Firms’. They are currently looking for a candidate with 3-6 years PQE as a solicitor, legal executive or someone with equivalent experience as a personal injury legal advisor, to run a busy caseload of personal injury cases, ranging from taking new instructions through to trial or settlement of litigated cases. The Department has established a reputation for providing a quality and personal service which meets the needs of our clients. The team provides a very down-to-earth and approachable service working for a variety of clients, with a track record of achieving excellent results. The team are currently very busy and continually seeking out new opportunities with marketing and business development is openly encouraged. We are progressive in our approach and very forward-thinking. The successful candidate will be expected to assume the responsibilities of handling a demanding case load. It will be necessary that the successful candidate is a team player and can contribute towards the growth of the department. This may involve participation in marketing events, seminars and generally being able and wanting to build on their experience. They have offices in Lincoln, Newark, Sleaford, Grantham, and Boston, and this role will be based predominantly in the Lincoln office with flexibility to work from home part-time after successful completion of a probationary period. Activities will be varied and will include, but are not limited to the following: • To manage all client work allocated by the Head of Department. • To ensure that all client work is progressed expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed on progress and on costs. • Exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner. • To achieve set performance targets. • Ensure the confidentiality and security of all of the firm’s and client documentation and information. • To maintain clear and precise communications with other personnel of the firm. • To ensure good working relationships with external institutions and organisations. Experience Required • Law Degree (or equivalent); LPC qualification; Legal Executive qualification. • 3 - 6 years PQE as a solicitor or legal executive or equivalent experience as a personal injury legal advisor within a law firm. • Excellent IT and case management skills, including Word, Outlook, and Excel. • Previous experience of working with case management systems will be an advantage. • Be able to present a professional image at all times to clients and collaborators. • Socially confident with good written and oral communication skills. • Hardworking and able to work to tight deadlines. Benefits include: • Highly competitive salary commensurate with qualification and experience • Bonus Scheme • 25 days annual leave • Staff discount • Annual Holiday Sale/Purchase scheme • Benefit platform membership • Life Assurance • Flexible working

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