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Date posted: 27.01.2021

JOB TITLE: RTA Non Portal Fee Earner

DEPARTMENT: Non Portal

LOCATION: Percy House, Percy Street, Newcastle

RESPONSIBLE TO: Steve McCourt

MAIN PURPOSE OF THE JOB:
Responsibility for the day to day handling of claims

DUTIES:

  1. Checking and review of initial information
  2. Identifying and processing files to be rejected
  3. Checking and recording/dairying important dates (e.g. limitation, striking out, setting down, application for judgement, directions, assessment of damages, trial)
  4. Keeping individual client database/files up to date
  5. Reviewing files and reporting regularly to clients, introducers, team leaders or others
  6. Liaising with witnesses, medical and other experts
  7. Liaising and negotiating with insurers, solicitors, courts, Counsel and other agencies
  8. Preparing files for issue for court proceedings
  9. Preparing files for setting down, assessment of damages and trial
  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. Preparing/presenting files for costing
  14. Notifying accounts of disbursements incurred/to be recovered
  15. Considering information/updates in relation to legal procedures and/or assessment of quantum
  16. Dealing promptly with telephone enquiries from clients, referrers and others
  17. Assisting other team members as necessary
  18. To carry out such other duties as might reasonably be requested by the Partners

Mon to Fri (9am to 5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break).

Salary dependent on experience.

Please email a copy of your CV to lisa.ballantyne@true.co.uk if you are interested.

Date posted: 21.01.2021

JOB TITLE: Financial Mis-selling Fee Earner

DEPARTMENT: Financial Mis-selling

LOCATION:  Percy House, Percy Street, Newcastle

RESPONSIBLE TO: Paul Drabble

DUTIES:

The candidate does not necessarily have to be qualified, but must have the following attributes:

  • Ability to identify potential strengths and weaknesses of mis-sold solar panel claims.
  • Experience of preparing and submitting claims to lenders and FOS and ultimately the issuing of proceedings
  • Able to progress mis-sold solar panel claims from inception to settlement including litigation;
  • Able to handle their own caseload of 100+ files.
  • A good working knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules or consumer credit / financial mis-selling (both would be a distinct advantage but not essential);
  • Good organisation skills and the ability to work to and meet deadlines;
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to appraise clients of potentially complex matters in simple terms;
  • An eye for detail and a good grasp of mathematics;
  • A strong understanding of client care
  • Prior experience of the Proclaim case management system an advantage but not essential.

We plan to pursue additional types of financial mis-selling and consumer credit claims and so knowledge of Plevin claims would be a distinct advantage but not essential.

Working hours: Mon to Fri (9am to 5pm with 1 hour unpaid lunch break).

Please email a copy of your CV to lisa.ballantyne@true.co.uk if you are interested.

 

 

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