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Fast Track Litigator

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Location : Bromley
Salary : £ 28000 - £ 30000
Type : Permanent
Closing Date : 2010-08-31
Date Posted : 2010-08-02
Reference : LA-FTL-008  

We are currently looking to recruit a Fast Track Litigator to join the Fast Track Litigation team. The role will be to manage a portfolio of 110 fast track RTA cases with at least 40% in litigation.  A Fast Track litigator’s primary purpose is to litigate and conclude cases falling within the Fast Track wherever this will be to the benefit of the client and the financial benefit of the practice.  Cases will be referred to a Fast Track Litigator primarily from the Legal Assistance area as either: • 2 years + of age,• Liability in dispute • Quantum in dispute• Pre Action cases with a value between £10k and £15k• Case is of a complexity that is not suitable for the Legal Assistance Area. Through effective litigation, the Fast Track litigator will ensure that the firm is not exposed to limitation risks and that all internal procedures relating to litigation are followed at all times.You are expected to litigate at every opportunity and maximize cost recovery on each case you handle. Skills and Knowledge required: General Skills: Ø       Customer careØ       Excellent spoken and written communications skillsØ       Ability to take on large amounts of complex informationØ       High level of accuracy and attention to detailØ       Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlinesØ       Good organizational and time management skillsØ       Computer and admin skillsØ       Able to use the Case Management SystemØ       Respect for confidential informationØ       Assisting newer member of the team in dealing with casesØ       Ability to keep calm under pressureØ       Ability to build good working relationships with people at all levels of the businessØ       Be willing to take on responsibilityØ       Research skillsØ       Observe the policy & procedures as required  Technical Skills: Ø       Good working knowledge of PI and PD claims handling processesØ       Good working knowledge of the Motor Insurance Bureau’s, untraced and uninsured drivers agreements Ø       Good working knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules for example: Part 7 (issuing claims forms), Part 26 (allocation), Part 36 (offers), Ø       Good understanding of Insurance principlesØ       JSB guidelinesØ       NegotiationØ       Providing training and development for newer members of the teamØ       Excellent understanding of special damage claims such as loss of earnings 

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