Defendant Portal Fee Earner

£18000 - £20000 per annum
03 Oct 2016
31 Oct 2016
Yoned Khan
Job Title
Contract Type
Full Time
REF: YK103

My client is a multi service law firm based in Cheshire. Due to expansion they are now looking for a Defendant Portal Fee Earner to join their Personal Injury department.

It is preferred to have experience in Defendant portal work, otherwise Claimant Portal experience is necessary. The successful Fee Earner will have previous experience of running a busy caseload of up to 300 cases within a legal practice and good working knowledge of the CPR. Excellent written and verbal communication skills and proven ability to work to deadlines is therefore essential. A keen eye for detail, excellent organisation skills and willingness to learn are paramount.

Empathetic, compassionate Fee Earners with an even temperament to deal with potentially difficult situations will be strongly considered. This is a wonderful opportunity for any Fee Earner to join a very well established law firm, where you will have the opportunity to progress within the organisation and take your career to the next level.

Required Skills & Experience:

• Experience in Defendant portal work preferable, otherwise Claimant Portal experience necessary
• Valuing injury claims, submitting Stage 2 settlement packs, issuing Stage 3 proceedings and preparing cases for a final hearing
• Excellent communication skills
• Previous experience of using a Case Management System
• Ability to prioritise tasks and work effectively to deadlines
• Competent to work as a stand-alone fee earner with no secretarial support
• IT skills such as WORD / EXCEL / OUTLOOK are essential.

Vacancy Information:

• Location: Cheshire
• Salary range (DOE): £18,000 - £20,000
• Job type: Permanent
• Working Hours: Monday–Friday (full-time)
• Date: 26-06-2016
• Reference: YK103

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