Top national firm requires Disease Solicitor to join their team in Liverpool.
Our client is a Top 45 firm with offices throughout the UK. They have been recognised as the leading legal employer at the annual Britain's Top Employers awards and achieved several top rankings in Chambers UK 2016. They seek a Disease Solicitor to join their team in Liverpool.
Disease Solicitor required to join the Liverpool team to manage a varied caseload of litigated disease claims including NIHL with some HAVS, and to assist other fee earners with theirs.
Main duties and responsibilities to include:
Manage own caseload of NIHL and some HAVS disease cases of various complexity and value; primarily high volume/ low value cases
Assist in the case handling of other claims and provide assistance and support to others
Achieve any financial and chargeable targets and any other KPIs set
Draft and perform legal research, investigations, attendance at conferences and Court
Drive timely settlement and make early decisions on strategy
You will be a Disease Solciitor with a minimum of six months' disease claims handling experience, preferably defendant, HAVS and NIHL experience required.
You will also have:
Knowledge of CPR procedures and have proven technical ability
Ability to work to deadlines and targets
Working as part of a team and on own initiative
Ability to demonstrate flexibility of approach and good time management skills
High degree of IT literacy
Knowledge of Lexcel procedure
Please note that the level identified in this advert is a guide only and does not preclude applicants of more or less PQE from applying.
£30,000 - 55,000 dependant on experience.