This role involves but is not limited to:
Assisting a senior solicitor/partner with their caseload whilst also handling your own caseload.
Working on files as appropriate, including drafting letters, collating evidence, preparing cost letters and liaising with experts and clients.
Arranging and attending conferences with counsel and experts
Arranging and attending client meetings
Drafting liability and quantum witness statements.
Drafting instructions to experts and Counsel.
Drafting and preparing Schedules of Loss and Damage.
Drafting various Court documents
Conduct matters on behalf of Clients in line with their instructions.
Management of support services, including supervision of paralegals, SQEs and Legal Secretaries.
Financial control with particular regard to cashflow control through collection of monies on account and billing procedures.
Understanding complex negligence claims and legal requirements.
Providing regular updates to Client’s on matters.
Dealing with any queries raised by Clients on particular matters.
Submitting required documents to court prior to trial.
Collating medical and financial information with accurate attention to detail.
Opening and closing files
Undertaking training as and when required and to attend quarterly department meetings in London.
To assist with marketing of the department.
Ability to use case management systems
High standard of computer literacy
Must be adaptable and flexible
Must have good time management and organisational skills
Ability to work amidst frequent interruptions whilst maintaining accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to work independently and as part of a team
Company Core Values:
Aspire: To challenge convention, an entrepreneur with energy for change. To be the best we can be.
Innovate: To creatively evolve our working practices, use our revenue and resources in a virtuous cycle of improving our people, systems and growth.
Integrate: Bring together people and systems into a cohesive force.
Commit: To work with integrity and invest in long term relationships, creating a strong market position and delivering sustained commercial advantage.
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