Personal Injury Solicitor

Location
England, Merseyside, Liverpool
Salary
£35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted
22 Feb 2018
Closes
22 Mar 2018
Ref
NT10150
Contact
Nick Tappin
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Paralegal, Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

We are looking for an experienced Personal Injury Solicitor or Legal Executive for a newly created role in Liverpool City Centre.

This role would suit anybody with upwards of 2 years' experience of litigated Personal Injury Claims.

Your role will be to help run a straightforward caseload of RTA Claims in a high-quality and effective manner under the supervision of the Head of Department.

The law firm in question are a passionate, forward thinking and modern law firm. They currently employ over 180 staff from their state-of-the-art offices in the heart of Liverpool.

The firm has a very steady stream of work and has grown in recent years in spite of the costs restrictions imposed on the PI market. As a result, job security is something they are able to offer as is a manageable caseload and a friendly working environment.

About the role

This is an excellent opportunity for a Personal Injury Solicitor or Legal Executive who will be responsible for managing a mixed caseload of Personal Injury Claims up to £25,000 in value.

The claims that you will deal with will have exited the MOJ Portal and are likely to be allocated to the Fast Track.

The role will involve conducting and managing case load, including taking appropriate daily decisions involving considerable exercise of judgment, subject to supervision.

The claims will be passed to you from the Pre-Litigation and/or Portal team and you will be responsible for them all the way through to trial or settlement.

Support will be provided in the form of a legal assistant.

What we are looking for

You should be capable of efficiently handling a caseload of predominantly RTA Portal drop out claims, with strong organisational skills and the ability to set and meet deadlines, whilst meeting and managing client expectations.

More than 2 years' experience of working on legal claims preferably in respect of RTA matters subject to specific team requirements

Excellent understanding of Proclaim or equivalent case management systems

Location

Liverpool City Centre

Salary

Up to £35,000 basic salary plus bonus and overtime. This could realistically lead to earning of over £40,000 in the first year.

Working hours

9 am to 5 pm

Holidays

25 days a year plus bank holidays

Stated PQE and salary levels are for guidance only. All applications demonstrating the skills necessary to fulfil the role will be considered

Up to £250 paid in vouchers for successful referrals. Terms and conditions apply, please ask for details.

If you are interested in this opportunity, please apply through the advert or contact Nick Tappin at Thornton Legal directly. All applications treated in strictest confidence.

Thornton Legal has strong relationships with law firms of all sizes and specialisms in the North West. We help build the careers of Solicitors, Paralegals and Legal Assistants across a broad range of experience levels and we would be delighted to work with you now or in the future.