Credit Hire Fee Earner

Service Area:
Credit Hire
Salary Details:
Advertising End Date:
23 Mar 2018
About The Role

The basic purpose of the job and its primary objectives:

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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Handling own case load of defendant small claims, fast track and MOJ files

  • Competent at dealing with delegated files and complying with SLAs

  • Reviewing quantum, valuing general and special damages and formalising case plans

  • Entering into telephone negotiations, liaising with third party solicitors and insurers, own insurer clients and lay clients’; drafting documents, applications, offers, orders, directions etc.

  • Attending telephone conferences/applications

  • Managing time in an effective manner with organisational skills and use of case management system

  • Seeing cases through from commencement to conclusion whilst dealing with cases in a cost effective matter

  • Ensure that all cases are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards

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