Serious Injury PI Solicitor

Location
England, Merseyside, Southport
Salary
£35000 - £65000 per annum
Posted
06 Sep 2019
Closes
04 Oct 2019
Ref
70180
Contact
Emma Chisholm
Practice area
Personal injury
Position
Solicitor
Hours
Full time
Contract type
Permanent
Serious Injuries Team - Senior Fee Earner -Southport

ROLE:

Responsible for running a caseload of Multi-track Serious Injury/complex cases (of £500,00 and above) in line with current company policies and legal requirements. To be responsible for the management of a small team of junior fee earners, this will be a part of the wider departmental structure.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure the delivery for yourself and your team of all KPI targets set by the firm.
  • Ensure cases are progressed in a timely, efficient and proactive manner.
  • Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors and insurers as necessary.
  • Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Pursuing cases from inception to conclusion.
  • Ensuring all actions as per Proclaim Action List are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Accurate time recording.
  • Maintaining client files in good order in accordance with Lexcel and other quality assurance requirements.
  • Setting up and implementing effective supervisory and management processes with your team in compliance with the firm's policies and procedures.
  • Reporting to your Team Leader and Department head as required.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • A track record demonstrating highly developed skills in Serious
  • Technical awareness and up to date knowledge of running a complex multi-track case load.
  • Rigorous forensic skills, confident in litigation and an ability to be innovative and proactive.
  • Ability to combine attention to detail with strategic vision in the progression of cases.
  • Commercial awareness in relation to time capture, cost recovery and bill delivery.
  • Excellent people and client care skills.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills.
  • A capable manager, supervising Senior Fee Earner, trainer and mentor for junior members of the team.
  • Organised and flexible in achieving results and deadlines.
  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Aptitude for business development and willingness to engage in networking and marketing opportunities

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.