Catastrophic Injury Solicitor

Location
England, Cheshire, Cheadle
Salary
£25000 - £40000 per annum + Good Package
Posted
22 Mar 2018
Closes
19 Apr 2018
Ref
CF43809
Contact
Connor Franks
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent

My client, a legal 500 firm is currently looking for Solicitors with a strong legal track record in Serious and Catastrophic Injury to work as part of a team to:

-Supervise and coach more junior fee earners, ensuring the best outcome for the client and return for work undertaken.
-Manage own caseload ensuring targets and KPIs are met.
-Utilise their knowledge and expertise to help build their position and reputation in its target markets.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
-Manage own caseload meeting targets and KPIs as required.
-Ensure the team achieve the best return for the work undertaken.
-Ensure case management system is used accurately and consistently and information is kept up to date.
-Consider all aspects of the case management system and initiate and suggest improvements to current procedures and make effective use of precedent letters.
-Support, mentor and coach team members as required, role modelling the law firms behaviours.
-Monitor and provide performance feedback for team members under your supervision, escalating any issues to the Section Head/HR Manager accordingly.
-Provide excellent service to clients at all times in line with core values.
-Negotiate solutions to clients' issues.
-Draft documents which are legally effective and accurately reflect the client's instructions.
-Plan, manage and progress legal cases and transactions.
-Establish and maintain effective and professional relations with clients and colleagues alike.
-Keep, use and maintain accurate, complete and clear records at all times.
-Checking of post as required.
-Initiate, plan, prioritise and manage workload to ensure timely completion to required standard.
-Actively support Section Head with initiatives and projects to deliver business strategy.
-Participate in training and development activities as required and disseminate knowledge gained across the Practice.
-Participate in Business Development activities and events as required.
-Maintain level of competence and legal knowledge needed to practice effectively.
-At all times, act honestly and with integrity in accordance with the legal and regulatory requirements of the SRA Handbook and Code of Conduct.
-Embed core values across the Practice.

Please note, to be considered you need to be a qualified solicitor and currently work within a serious injury claimant team.

Please contact Connor Franks, Recruitment Consultant, to discuss the role in more detail or apply through the vacancy for immediate consideration.

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