Litigation Executive

Service Area:
Motor & Casualty
Location:
Manchester
Salary Details:
Competitve
About The Role

The Role

To deal with a case load of files and to assist other Fee Earners as and when required. Ensure that clients are confident that their legal affairs are dealt with in a business-like and competent manner and to ensure the efficient operation of the firm. 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 we are able to offer you the training to succeed.

The Main Duties:

  • To ensure that all cases are dealt with in a compliance with Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards.
  • To practice good file management.
  • Ensure all important dates are diarised.
  • Keep up to date with all correspondence relating to files.
  • 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;
  • Manage your time effectively ; and
  • Complete MI and the understanding of SLA's
  • Comply with Horwich Farrelly’s practice and procedures.

Other Responsibilities:

  • To assist with the efficient running of the office generally.
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned by the Partnership as requested;

The existing teams are filled with ambitious professionals working in an engaging and friendly environment. We are a sociable department with lots of team activities to get involved in.

Progression

Horwich Farrelly has a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees, there are many opportunities for progression and for the successful candidate to have a rewarding and prosperous career at Horwich Farrelly. All our training contracts are offered internally and are not met with competition from outside of the firm. All employees are eligible to apply for a training contract upon completion of their probation period.

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’.