Job Vacancies & Recruitment at Hilary Meredith Solicitors Ltd

CURRENTLY RECRUITING FOR:

1. MULTI-TRACK (INCLUDING SERIOUS/COMPLEX TRAUMA) PERSONAL INJURY SOLICITOR OR FLEX QUALIFIED

A highly attractive position has arisen for a qualified Personal Injury Solicitor and/or qualified Legal Executive to join our Multi-Track team. This is a great opportunity to join a forward thinking practice with an excellent reputation within the industry.

The ideal candidate will have substantial experience in Claimant Personal Injury and have  strong negotiating skills and be a confident litigator. We would expect a high level of technical skills and a proven track record in handling multi track cases to a successful conclusion. The role will initially involve working as an Assistant to a Directors dealing with high value claims with the successful candidate potentially building up their own multi-track caseload in due course, so ideally this would suit a solicitor 5 years + PQE or qualified FLEX with equivalent experience.

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 Case Management 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 Case Management 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:

  • Experience of drafting ITC, WS, bundles, arranging conferences, drafting applications, instructions to experts and Letters of Claim
  • A strong desire to work in this area of law and experience in handling Serious/Complex Trauma cases.
  • 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 Case Management System is preferable but not necessary
  • Experience in supervision
  • Desire to work in a small team environment with a senior solicitor and others
  •  Desire to contribute to the growth and development of a dynamic team

Benefits

  • Salary band is negotiable and competitive dependent on experience
  • 25 days holiday increasing each year to maximum 30 days (in addition to bank Holidays)
  • An auto-enrolment Pension Scheme
  • Bonus scheme
  • Additional day’s leave in lieu of Birthday.

Job Type: Full-time

Please forward your application to helen.denny@hmsolicitors.co.uk

Quoting Reference: Solicitor Multi-Track

 

 

 

We are always looking for people to enhance our business. You are welcome to send through your details and we will reply advising you of our current and future vacancies. Please forward details to: helen.denny@hmsolicitors.co.uk  quoting reference HMSLAW03 or 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 EL/PL, RTA and serious injury experience
  • Reception
  • Administration
  • Cashier/Finance
  • Secretaries/PA
  • Office assistants