Litigation Executive

Service Area:
Fraud
Location:
Manchester
Salary Details:
Competitve
About The Role

The main duties of the role include (but are not limited to) the following:

  • To assist fee earners with tasks on their files as and when allocated.
  • To communicate effectively internally with other departments (e.g. Intelligence Team)
  • To communicate direct with third parties in a professional and effective manner.
  • Drafting instructions to third party agents/experts (e.g. Forensic Engineers, Enquiry Agents, Surveillance)
  • Drafting and reviewing court documents, statements, medical records and applications.
  • Attending hearings as and when required.
  • To set up and maintain a fully working system of organisation to ensure all important dates are met and files are progressed proactively.
  • Updating file information on Case Management System
  • Provision of first line support for client queries.
  • To assist with the efficient running of the office generally
  • To comply fully with the Solicitors Accountancy Rules
  • To work in full compliance with the firm’s Data Protection Policy and all other policies.

The successful candidate will need to demonstrate the following:

  • LLB/LPC/CILEX graduate or relevant previous work experience
  • Knowledge of relevant case law and its application
  • Experience of communicating and working with clients
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills, both written and verbal
  • The ability to work effectively under pressure
  • The ability to run an effective diary system
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills
  • The ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

Other Responsibilities:

  • To assist with the efficient running of the office generally.

In addition the employee is required to perform other responsibilities assigned by the Partnership as requested.