Litigation Executive -Counter Fraud

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About The Role

The Role

We are looking for candidates to join our award winning Counter Fraud team. In this role you will not only be working independently but you will be working as part of a team. The ideal candidate will have completed a law degree/GDL/LPC, have previous file handling experience or worked in the insurance industry. Whilst experience and qualifications are desirable, above all we hire based on potential so, if you are enthusiastic and want to learn and develop within an exciting and niche area of law, we are able to offer you the training to succeed.

All new starters are enrolled into the HF Academy where you will receive Counter-Fraud training to introduce you to the type of work we do and teach you how we fight fraudulent claims. Once you have completed the academy training, you will progress to handling your own caseload (average caseload of 50).


We are passionate about developing and nurturing employees and you will have many opportunities to progress. All our training contracts are offered internally and are not met with competition from outside of the firm. With 15 training contracts offered within the Fraud department last year, our department continues to expand. In the last 12 months every one of our NQs have been offered a permanent position which demonstrates our commitment to developing rewarding career paths for our employees.

The Main Duties:

During your time within the HF Academy, you will:

  • Undertake direct communication with third parties on the telephone in a professional and effective manner;
  • Update information into the case management system as requested;
  • Provide first line support for client queries;
  • Draft court documents and applications;
  • Attend hearing / trials;
  • Take client statements and review medical records;
  • Assist with Fee Earners chasers and post;
  • Deal with files as and when they are allocated to you;
  • Assist with the efficient running of the office generally;
  • Undergo regular supervision with your line manager along with our open communication policy, receiving day-to-day support in handling your varied and busy caseload;
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned by the Partnership as requested;
  • Manage your time effectively ; and
  • Complete MI and the understanding of SLA's

The existing team is filled with ambitious professionals working in an engaging and friendly environment. Not only do we achieve excellent results for our clients but, as a team, we take our Social & Corporate Responsibility very seriously, engaging in a number of charity events with our clients such as a recent beach clean-up and a garden makeover. We are also a sociable department with lots of team activities to get involved in.

The Candidate

We are looking for someone who:

  • Is hard working;
  • Is organised;
  • Has a great attention to detail;
  • Is passionate about achieving great results;
  • Is a strong team player;
  • Has the ability to take initiative and pride in their work; and is flexible with a positive attitude to change, both internally and in the context of clients' business.

The Firm

Horwich Farrelly are a successful niche practice, who promote a relaxed and approachable atmosphere and operate a relaxed dress down policy.

Our full time hours are 35 hours per week, Monday – Friday 7 hours per day working flexible hours between 8am to 6pm.   

All our employees receive range of company benefits including:

  • Flexible working hours;
  • Reduced gym memberships;
  • Training bursaries;
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays;
  • Employer pension contribution; and
  • Continuous recognition via the employee recognition scheme ‘ThanksBox’.