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EL/PL Fee Earner
We have a new opportunity for an EL/PL Fee Earner to join this thriving team based in Manchester.
The firm have a growing team of Litigators,handling a caseloads of Employer Liability and Public Liability cases.
As the team takes on more responsibilities, it means they now have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Injury Litigator to join the team, on full-time and permanent basis.
You will handle a caseload of Claimant Employers Liability claims, Public Liability claims. You will handle the files from pre litigator through to trial.
What you'll be doing:
Negotiating settlement on the best possible terms for the client ensuring that instructions are followed or taken at necessary points and ensuring the legal expenses' provider is kept updated throughout the decision process
Drafting vital documentation to issue court proceedings, staying in sync with court directions and ready the file for a final court hearing. You will also collaborate closely with counsel and deal with any vital costs statements
You will be managing cases efficiently and effectively whilst ensuring that client work is progressed efficiently to manage departmental targets and Service Level Agreements and the client is proactively kept advised where appropriate.
Ensuring good working relationships with the direct team, management, as well as external suppliers and organisations
What we are looking for:
Experienced Claims handler, Legal Executive or Solicitor.
Experience in dealing with litigated EL/PL claims in fast track matters is crucial
Ability to communicate effectively with clients by telephone or written communication
Knowledge of the Pre Action Protocol, the Court Procedure Rules (CPR) and Practice Directions as well as awareness of the Fatal Accidents Act, other statutes and changes in the law.
Experience of using a Case Management System
What we'll give you:
Salary range 32-40k plus bonus.
BCL Legal is an equal opportunities employer.
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