Clinical/Medical Negligence Role, Assistant Litigation Executive, National Firm, Manchester

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Clinical/Medical Negligence Role, Assistant Litigation Executive, National Firm, Manchester

  • Location:

    Greater Manchester

  • Sector:

    Clinical Negligence

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £17000 to £22000

  • Contact:

    Chris Woodward

  • Contact email:

    chris@cgwlegal.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 3005 3265

  • Job ref:

    CGW CN M20

  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-01-01

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Assistant Litigation Executive

ROLE

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.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

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
meeting deadlines.

Excellent Client Care Skills