RTA Non-Portal Fee Earner

Location
England, Tyne and Wear, Newcastle upon Tyne
Salary
£22000 - £25000 per annum + ex bens/bonus
Posted
16 Feb 2021
Closes
16 Mar 2021
Ref
48649
Contact
Helen Watson
Job Title
Solicitor
Practice Area
Personal Injury
PQE Level
2-4
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our client is a leading RTA firm, and due to expansion they have an opportunity for an experienced RTA Non Portal Fee Earner to join their Non Portal team.

Reporting to the Head of Litigation, and working as part of a busy team, the successful Fee Earner will have responsibility for the day to day handling of claims and duties will include:

Checking and review of initial information

Identifying and processing files to be rejected

Checking and recording/dairying important dates (e. limitation, striking out, setting down, application for judgement, directions, assessment of damages, trial)

Keeping individual client database/files up to date

Reviewing files and reporting regularly to clients, introducers, team leaders or others

Liaising with witnesses, medical and other experts

Preparing files for issue for court proceedings

Preparing files for setting down, assessment of damages and trial

Reporting to team leader any difficulties or delays on files

Attending team meetings

Providing statistics in relation to files handled upon request

Preparing/presenting files for costing

Notifying accounts of disbursements incurred/to be recovered

Considering information/updates in relation to legal procedures and/or assessment of quantum

Dealing promptly with telephone enquiries from clients, referrers and others

Assisting other team members as necessary

This is a full time position and there are excellent benefits available including a plus bonus scheme which currently pays between £5k - £10k PA

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