Solicitor / Legal Executive - Travel & Tourism

England, West Midlands, Birmingham
£45000 - £70000 per annum + Competitive Salary
09 Jan 2023
06 Feb 2023
Austen Lloyd
Job Title
Practice Area
Travel and Tourism
PQE Level
Contract Type
Full Time

Solicitor / Legal Executive - Travel & Tourism


Job Introduction




The cross-border litigation team specialise in claims with an international element, ranging from domestic road traffic accidents involving foreign-registered vehicles, road traffic accidents overseas, claims against foreign hoteliers and their insurers, and international insurance disputes. The work is interesting and varied and we work with several different clients, however what they all have in common is that they value our specialist knowledge - so we are looking for someone that has high standards, good attention to detail, and a genuine interest in what can be a very technical area.


Role Responsibility





  • Working with and assisting a Team Partner to maintain a case load of complex cross border litigated claims in strict adherence to the Service Level Agreement(s) entered into with the insurer client.
  • Be responsible for managing all financial aspects of their caseload, to include billing in strict adherence to the Service Level Agreement(s) entered into with the insurer client, managing WIP, debt and resolving general accounting queries.
  • Day to day responsibilities will include but is not limited to the following: - Analysis of evidence and setting case strategies encompassing both technical and commercial considerations, obtaining and drafting pleadings, witness statements and letters of response, conducting (telephone) negotiation of claims, preparing detailed counter schedules, sound file management - to include consistent and accurate: billing; management of WIP and file closures; updating Management Information.
  • Participate in business development and client training events where necessary



The Ideal Candidate





  • A qualified solicitor, chartered legal executive or barrister with at least twelve months' relevant litigation experience;
  • Multi-track experience;
  • Strong litigation skills;
  • Languages a bonus but not essential
  • Committed to learning and building specialist knowledge
  • Demonstrates alignment with the Firm's Cultural Principles (Clear, Creative, Determined and Supportive).



If you feel you have the required experience and skills please submit your CV