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Casualty Solicitor / Legal Executive

2019-07-24 13:56:372019-08-19 Cavendish Maine
Job Type Permanent Full Time
Location Liverpool
Area North West, UK Liverpool
Sector Legal
Salary Competitive
Start Date
Advertiser Adrian Richards
Telephone 0121 5820379
Job Ref AR/22147
Job Views 107
Description
The Company:
 
Well established Law firm, who are one of the leaders of defendant Insurance services in the UK, currently seek a Casualty Solicitor/Legal Executive to join their dedicated team in Liverpool.  This award-winning firm are immensely proud of the service they offer to clients and is widely recognised as a leading legal employer.
 
The Casualty team provides a full, expert service in defending public and employers' liability claims, particularly workplace, public sector and claims against the emergency services. This team is second-to-none in providing defendant litigation services in these specialist areas. They operate on a national basis with specialist teams
 
The role:
 
To effectively manage a litigated caseload of claims from local authority and insurance clients and to provide support to the national team in the form of assisting in the preparation of witness statements, preparing witnesses for trial, attending conferences with counsel and attending trial.
 
Key duties and responsibilities:
 
  • Manage a caseload of litigated claims
  • Assist the team manager and other team members with their cases, client development, client training, networking and potentially public speaking where required
  • Liaise with various parties such as other solicitors, insurers, experts, counsel and clients
  • Control Case Manager diary and action lists
  • Attend at court hearings as appropriate
  • Draft various documents such as letters and reports
  • Perform billing duties, ensuring bills are paid in a timely manner
 
The person specification:
 
  • Experience of defending litigated claims, preferably claims against public authorities
  • Experience of handling/assisting on social services cases/abuse claims is preferred
  • Commercial insurance experience would be desirable
  • Willingness to present cases in the county court
  • Excellent knowledge of the CPR and litigation
 
Salary:
 
This role comes with a competitive salary, along with benefits and the opportunity to work for a leading defendant firm.
 
Contact:
 
Adrian Richards
 
Candidate care:
 
By responding to this advert, you consent to Cavendish Maine processing the personal data included within this application.
 
If your application is successful, we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail, within 48 hours of receiving your application.
 
Should you not hear from us within 3 working days please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. Please be advised that if unsuccessful for this role we may keep your details in our hold file, during which time you may be contacted for other suitable vacancies.  If you do not want us to do this, please call us to advise.
 
In the meantime, we would like to thank you for your interest in Cavendish Maine.
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