Assistant Litigation Executive
Assisting Lawyers and Senior Lawyers as directed in the running a caseload of multi-track Clinical Negligence cases (of £30,000 and above) from inception to Trial; always under supervision and in line with current company policies and legal requirements. To accept delegated tasks on other similar cases as directed by the Senior Lawyer.
Ensure the delivery for yourself of all KPI targets set by the firm.
Ensure cases are progressed in a timely, efficient and proactive manner.
Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors and insurers as directed.
Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures under supervision in a timely and cost effective manner..
Ensuring all actions as per Proclaim Action List are completed in a timely fashion.
Accurate time recording.
Maintaining client files in good order in accordance with Lexcel and other quality assurance requirements.
Reporting to Senior Lawyer as required.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Desire to work in this area of law and preferably some experience
Graduate, preferably with Law related degree and / or professional qualification such as LPC or route to BAR or CILEX
Desire and ability to take direction and supervision from team leader
Proven legal and forensic skills
Good research skills
Attention to detail
Keen analytical skills
Good organisational skills
Excellent people skills and service ethos
Ability to influence at all levels
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and
Excellent Client Care Skills