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Trainee Personal Injury Case Handler


Position Overview

This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and enthusiastic individual to pursue a career within Personal Injury law. Full training and development will be provided. Following a period of training, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing their own caseload of Road Traffic Accident claims. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a leading South West Specialist Personal Injury firm expanding due to continued success and demand. We can offer a competitive salary and benefits package.

Job Description
  • Managing own caseload of primarily fast track RTA cases.
  • Pursuing claims through MOJ portal and personal injury protocol to settlement or issue of proceedings, making full use of our case management system.
  • Potential for pursuing claims in litigation to Trial, dependent on experience.
  • To comply with the Directors expectations of time recording and financial targets.
  • To work within a team environment.
  • Communicating with clients, insurers, expert witnesses and solicitors.
  • Reporting to team supervisor.
  • Potential for career development.
  • CILEx support available.
Person Specification
Essential
  • Committed to a career in Personal Injury law.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.
  • Ability to use own initiative and work to strict deadlines.
  • Excellent IT skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly efficient and organised.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Compassion and empathy.
Desirable
  • A Level or degree in Law and/or pursuing CILEx qualification.
  • Previous RTA claimant personal injury case handling experience.
  • Previous claimant personal injury case handling experience.
  • MOJ Portal experience.
  • Knowledge of the CPR and litigation procedures.
  • Good tactical understanding of working in fixed fee environment.
NOTE:

This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organisation.

How to apply:

If you would like to send in your CV for consideration please send letters of application detailing your relevant experience, which position you are applying for, and a copy of your CV to Gemma Beattie, HR Manager:-

Email: recruitment@harrisfowler.co.uk

Or by post:
Harris Fowler Solicitors
6-7 Hammet Street
Taunton
Somerset
TA1 1RZ