Defendant Personal Injury Solicitor

Job Type:
Job Sector:
Chancery Lane
£40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Salary Description:
�40k - 50k per year
Recruiterlink Limited
Job Ref:

The Defendant PI Barrister

Salary: �40,000 - �55,000

Job Overview:

The Defendant PI Solicitor will be responsible for dealing with delegated work within their own areas of competence, ideally with Claimant and Defendant experience and achieve performance targets as set by the practice.


The Head of Department will provide expert legal support and advice to clients and be managing a team of paralegals.

The work place is a very modern place to work with forward thinking design and catering for your well being and approach to the workplace with many activities and events situated daily on premises including Fitness classes, Yoga, Free Breakfast facilities amongst other events and company days out on weekends.

There is also a chance for you to work from home!

The Candidate will be responsible for:

* - Offering support to other Head of Departments, their own department employees and/or Directors and dealing their own caseload and dealing with clients.
* - Will be expected to train and mentor more junior staff members and positively promote quality of service to clients, raising the quality level and creating new business for the Practice.

Purpose/Main Objectives:

* To support all Practice decisions, carrying out any actions required.
* To provide any support required by Head of Departments.
* To act on behalf of Head of Departments as required.
* To positively promote quality of service to clients, raising the quality level wherever possible.

To be alert when acting for clients of other legal services they may require and to refer clients to other departments within the firm when it is appropriate.

Responsibilities & Duties:

* � Deal with delegated cases as required, reporting progress to the Head of Department
* � Handle own clients in whatever category their cases require
* � Strategically manage their own department and supervising their staff members
* � Ensure quality of service levels are to standard
* � Follow internal methods, policies, and procedures as set by the Office Manual
* � Remain informed of changes in any area of specialisation, such that service quality is always maintained. Carry out file reviews as appropriate
* � Attending upon clients at offices, open files on the portal, talk to marketing providers and medical agencies, deal with all aspects of a Personal Injury file
* � Preparing Briefs to Counsel. Researching Law. Dealing with correspondence, adhere to accurate and comprehensive file management and maintenance practices of caseload according to company policy and procedures
* � Maintenance of diaries & time Recording
* � Work as part of a team and give concise and reasonable instructions
* � Prepare for trials, hearings and closings
* � Conduct legal research and gathering of relevant information on a case. This includes researching the facts of the case as well as identifying the appropriate laws, judicial decisions, and legal articles relevant to the case
* � Draft legal documents. This can include drafting correspondence and pleadings, pre-trial orders, and legal briefs with various parties
* � Respond to clients' requests, emails and post in a prompt and professional manner; answer telephones/emails in a professional manner
* � Taking statements from witnesses and other parties; interviewing clients and passing on relevant information
* � Carry out other types of administrative duties such as billing, invoic

Contact Details:
Recruiterlink Limited
Tel: 01234
Contact: Darren Hoile

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