Fraud Solicitor

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Posted 12 days ago
Contract Type:
£40,000 - 50,000
Area of Law:
Private Practice
Reference Number:
13th January 2022
Fraud Solicitor A very exciting opportunity has arisen within a growing law firm based in Leeds for an experienced fraud solicitor to join their team. The firm are looking for a legal expert specialising in Counter Fraud who will help build and lead a brand-new team to provide specialist legal services. This is a permanent, full time position based in Leeds with a mixture of home and office working allowing some flexibility in working hours. This role has a hybrid working style where currently 2 days a week will be spent in the office and the rest at home. What we're looking for: We would love to hear from you if you are enthusiastic and like a good challenge! The successful candidate will be recognised in the legal industry by peers both Claimant and Defendant with the necessary skills and experience to create, build and develop a Counter Fraud Department within the firm. They will be able to build relationships with partners and act as a motivator to their team. Other skills you need: · Circa 8 years PQE or equivalent legal experience in motor industry fraud with an emphasis on fraud litigation and a clear focus on detection and prevention of fraud · Excellent analytical skills to interpret information and identify issues together with the ability to disseminate and develop best practice · Ability to deliver training both internally and to clients · Ability to proactively run workloads in an efficient manner · Ability to provide technical guidance and practical solutions to clients and teams · Enthusiastic and passionate about getting the right outcome What you'll be doing: Whilst this is a department that would grow in size and scope over a planned timeframe, the department would begin with defending claims involving low velocity collisions. Eventually you will be responsible for a team of case handlers to proactively handle a range of fraud related cases to an effective and satisfactory conclusion within service levels and to a targeted outcome. Some of other duties involve: · Deliver clear, accurate and succinct advice within relevant timescales, managing a portfolio of litigated cases in addition to working with clients as a strategic partner in developing strategies to handle financial impact · Identify and combat emerging trends and behaviour together with providing technical training · To stay abreast of case law, research solutions to problems and propose change/outcomes on a practical and hands on basis · Development of strategies against fraud, designing workflows and delivery of best practice What we'll give you: We have a strong focus on developing you and your skillset and work hard to give you the tools to do so. In addition to this we also offer a generous benefits package including family and work life balance focused options such as: fully paid maternity leave and parental leave, flexible working, insurance savings for you and your family as well as a range of other optional benefits Hours: 35 hours (Monday - Friday).
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