Defendant Personal Injury Solicitor

  • Job Reference: 67362
  • Date Posted: 27 June 2018
  • Recruiter: Lipson Lloyd-Jones
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Salary: £45,000 to £65,000
  • Sector: Personal Injury (Defendant), Private Practice
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

Our client is a Top 45 law firm with offices throughout the UK and they are looking for an experienced multi track EL/PL defendant PI solicitor for the Birmingham team

The Department

Our Casualty team provides a full, expert service in defending public and employers' liability claims, particularly workplace, public sector and claims against the emergency services. The team is second-to-none in providing defendant litigation services in these specialist areas. We operate on a national basis with dedicated workplace, public and police teams.

The role

The Role

To manage a caseload of multi track EL/PL cases, on behalf of insurers and other organisations.

Key duties and responsibilities

  • Manage a caseload of mainly multi track EL/PL claims, and assist others with their caseloads as may be required.
  • Meet your annual chargeable hours target and other performance indicators.
  • Handle claims on behalf of large insurers
  • Assist with client development, training and networking.
  • Perform billing duties, ensuring bills are paid in a timely manner.
  • Ensure case management records are maintained.
  • Complete MI reports internally and for clients.
  • Adhere to Lexcel and other internal quality standards.
  • Work in accordance with the Firm's rules, policies and values.

This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will have other duties and responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

The person specification

  • Qualified as a solicitor
  • Genuine interest in EL/PL law, with previous experience of managing defendant multi track EL/PL claims.
  • Strong technical skills and experience of supervising junior members of the team would be an advantage
  • Experience of running sub cat high value casualty claims
  • Good influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
  • Experience of complying with client SLA/s

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Please note our advertisements use PQE levels purely as a guide to the minimum level of experience required. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfill this kind of work.