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Date Posted: 05/03/2020             Application Deadline: 20/03/2020

JOB TITLE: EL/PL Fee Earner

DEPARTMENT: EL/PL

LOCATION: Percy House, Percy Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

RESPONSIBLE TO: Andrew Mayall, Partners

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

Responsibility for the day to day handling of EL/PL portal exited or non-portal personal injury claims.

DUTIES:

  1. Reviewing files and reporting regularly to clients, referrers, team leaders or others
  2. Liaising with medical and other experts
  3. Assessing the merits of cases in light of denials of liability and gathering evidence, both documentary and witness, to rebut denials and pursue meritorious cases to settlement by negotiation or through litigation
  4. Liaising and negotiating with insurers, solicitors, courts, Counsel and other agencies
  5. Valuing claims for Pain Suffering and Loss of Amenity.
  6. Identifying, gathering evidence in support of and valuing other heads of damage, including loss of earnings, care and assistance and Smith v Manchester damages
  7. Completing Schedules of Special Damages.
  8. Issuing proceedings and proceeding through litigation to settlement or Trial
  9. Preparing cases for Trial including preparing Briefs to Counsel
  10. Reporting to team leader any difficulties or delays on files
  11. Attending team meetings
  12. Providing statistics in relation to files handled upon request
  13. Dealing promptly with telephone enquiries from clients, referrers and others
  14. Assisting other team members as necessary
  15. To carry out such other duties as might reasonably be requested by the Partners

Salary depending on experience plus bonus scheme.

Hours: Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break

Please email your CV FAO: claire.kennedy@true.co.uk

 

Date Posted: 05/03/2020               Deadline: 20/03/2020

JOB TITLE: Claims Assistant

DEPARTMENT: RTA Portal Team

LOCATION: Percy House, Percy Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

RESPONSIBLE TO: Caroline Houghton/Partners of the firm

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:

To provide support/ assistance to Claims handlers as required.

DUTIES:

To support claims handlers by undertaking tasks including but not limited to the following:

  1.  Checking and reviewing initial claim information.
  2. Completing and submitting CNF’s to third party insurers.
  3. Identifying and processing files to be rejected.
  4. Checking and recording important dates (e.g. limitation, striking out, setting down, application for judgement, directions, assessment of damages, trial).
  5. Keeping individual client databases/files up to date.
  6. Reviewing files.
  7. Dealing with routine post and telephone calls.
  8. Reporting regularly to clients, referrers, team leaders and/or others.
  9. Liaising with witnesses, medical and other experts.
  10. Liaising and negotiating with insurers, solicitors, courts, Counsel and other agencies.
  11. Reporting to team leader any difficulties or delays on files.
  12. Attending team meetings.
  13. Providing statistics in relation to files handled upon request.
  14. Considering information/updates in relation to legal procedures and/or assessment of quantum.
  15. Dealing promptly with telephone enquiries from clients, referrers and others.
  16. Assisting other team members as necessary.
  17. To carry out such other duties as might reasonably be requested by Caroline Houghton/Partners.

Hours of work:  Monday to Friday 9am – 5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

Salary depending on experience.

Hours of work:  Monday to Friday 9am until 5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break.

Please email your CV FAO: claire.kennedy@true.co.uk

 

 

 

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