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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 Fast Track 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 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 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
How to apply

If you would like to send in your CV for consideration please send letters of application detailing your relevant experience, which positon 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