Job Vacancies & Recruitment at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd

CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR:

1. Job description: Assistant Solicitors – 1-2 years PQE

ROLE

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Solicitor 1-2 years PQE to assist the Director and Solicitor with a large caseload of multi-track personal injury cases.

You must have a strong desire to work in this area of law and experience in handling Multi-Track Personal Injury cases.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Hybrid-remote working environment.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure cases are progressed in a timely, efficient and proactive manner.
  • Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors as necessary.
  • Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely and cost effective manner. Pursuing cases to conclusion.
  • Ensuring all actions as per Proclaim Action List are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Reviewing and summarising medical and personnel records
  • Maintaining client files in good order in accordance with Lexcel requirements.
  • Managing a Proclaim task list in a timely manner
  • Accurate time recording.
  • Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
  • Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • We envisage the successful candidate to have experience dealing with a broad range of matters.
  • You should be able to handle a caseload autonomously and be confident undertaking advocacy.
  • Clear understanding and application of Personal Injury Law
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent client care skills to include a good telephone manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to form and execute case planning and strategies
  • Keen analytical skills
  • Good organisational skills and able to effectively prioritise
  • Ability to form and execute case planning and strategies
  • Experience in using Proclaim is preferable but not necessary
  • Experience in supervision
  • Desire to work in a small team environment with a senior solicitors and others
  • Desire to contribute to the growth and development of a dynamic team

Please do not apply if you do not have the requisite number of years experience in the multi-track field of personal injury work.

Reference ID: Assistant Solicitor – Multi-Track Personal Injury

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Please forward details to: helen.denny@hmsolicitors.co.uk  quoting the above reference ID

 

2. Job description: Assistant Solicitor – Clinical Negligence

ROLE:

We are currently recruiting for an Assistant Solicitor circa 5 years PQE to assist the Partner in charge with a large caseload of multi-track clinical negligence cases.

You will have a strong desire to work in this area of law and experience in handling clinical negligence cases to trial/settlement.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Hybrid-remote working environment.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensuring cases are progressed in a timely, efficient and proactive manner.
  • Liaising with clients, experts, barristers, third party solicitors as necessary.
  • Dealing with all aspects of pre and post issue procedures in a timely and cost effective manner. Pursuing cases to conclusion.
  • Ensuring all actions as per Proclaim Action List are completed in a timely fashion.
  • Reviewing and summarising medical and personnel records
  • Maintaining client files in good order in accordance with Lexcel requirements.
  • Managing a Proclaim task list in a timely manner
  • Accurate time recording.
  • Attending clients, taking instructions and preparing cases
  • Implementing any recommendations made by your supervisor following monthly file reviews ensuring that these are dealt with promptly.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • We envisages the successful candidate to have experience dealing with a broad range of matters.
  • You should be able to handle a caseload autonomously and be confident undertaking advocacy.
  • Clear understanding and application of the Law and Protocols
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent client care skills to include a good telephone manner
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines
  • Ability to form and execute case planning and strategies
  • Keen analytical skills
  • Good organisational skills and able to effectively prioritise
  • Ability to form and execute case planning and strategies
  • Experience in using Proclaim is preferable but not necessary
  • Experience in supervision
  • Desire to work in a small team environment with a senior solicitors and others
  • Desire to contribute to the growth and development of a dynamic team

Please do not apply if you do not have the requisite number of years experience in the clinical negligence field of personal injury work.

Reference ID: Clin Neg Sol

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Please forward details to: helen.denny@hmsolicitors.co.uk quoting the above reference ID

3. Job description: Legal Assistant – AFCS Team

ROLE:

We are currently recruiting for a Legal Assistant to assist with a large caseload of Armed Forces Compensation Scheme (AFCS) cases. The role will be to work under supervision and in line with current company policies and legal requirements. To accept delegated tasks as directed.

Applications are welcome from candidates with experience working within the Personal Injury arena, preferably with experience AFCS work.

Salary commensurate with experience.

Hybrid-remote working environment.

MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assessing AFCS
  • Pursuing AFCS cases at all stages
  • Providing a high standard of client care
  • Ability to identify and assess injuries
  • Drafting statements and chronologies
  • Reviewing and summarising medical and personnel records
  • File maintenance
  • Preparing letters, statements
  • Facilitating high volumes of documents
  • Handling of confidential documents and preparing files
  • High quality client care
  • Maintaining good relationships with work providers
  • Research
  • Liaison with provider of Armed Forces Compensation Scheme
  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone enquiries
  • Maintaining client files in good order in accordance with Lexcel requirements.
  • Managing a Proclaim task list in a timely manner
  • Accurate time recording.

ESSENTIAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Ability to communicate with clients professionally and accurately regarding their claims
  • Excellent client care skills to include a good telephone manner
  • Good file maintenance, audit results
  • Ability to retain information and cross reference it
  • Good track record in current work, i.e. Audits, tasks lists, activity levels
  • Ability to risk assess
  • Good case management skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Flexible and willing to commit to achieving results and meeting deadlines
  • Experience in using Proclaim is preferable but not necessary

Please do not apply if you do not have the requisite number of years experience in the clinical negligence field of personal injury work.

Reference ID: Legal Assistant – AFCS

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Please forward details to: helen.denny@hmsolicitors.co.uk quoting the above reference ID

 

You can also apply for any of the above position by post to:

Helen Denny
Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd
Meredith House
25-27 Water Lane
Wilmslow
Cheshire
SK9 5AR

Tel: 01625 539922

NO AGENCIES PLEASE

The roles we currently employ staff in are:

  • Claimant personal injury solicitors
  • Litigation Executives with Multi-Track EL/PL/OL, RTA and serious injury experience
  • Reception
  • Administration
  • Cashier/Finance
  • Secretaries/PA
  • Office assistants