Solicitor/Legal Executive – Personal Injury

  • Full Time
  • Midlands
  • £40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: "Bonus Scheme \u2022 25 days annual leave \u2022 Staff discount \u2022 Annual Holiday Sale\/Purchase scheme \u2022 Benefit platform membership \u2022 Life Assurance \u2022 Flexible working" GBP / Year
  • Salary: ££40000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits: "Bonus Scheme \u2022 25 days annual leave \u2022 Staff discount \u2022 Annual Holiday Sale\/Purchase scheme \u2022 Benefit platform membership \u2022 Life Assurance \u2022 Flexible working"

Website LKA Recruitment

Our client, a Lincolnshire and Nottinghamshire law firm. have been providing a service to clients for over 100 years. they are constantly investing their our people and infrastructure to ensure they are a leading law firm in today’s market. 

Their position as a pre-eminent private client firm has been strengthened in the last few years by a growing reputation for helping clients with personal injury and clinical negligence claims.   

You will need:

  • Law Degree (or equivalent); LPC qualification – Legal Executive qualification
  • 3 – 6 years PQE as a solicitor or legal executive or equivalent experience as a personal injury legal advisor within a law firm
  • Excellent IT and case management skills including Word/ Outlook and Excel
  • Previous experience of working with case management systems will be an advantage
  • Be able to present a professional image at all times to clients and collaborators
  • Socially confident with good written and oral communication skills

Location: Lincoln
Hours: Monday-Friday, 9-5.30pm
Capacity to up-skill with training
Salary: 40-60k

Additional Benefits:
Company-wide bonus scheme – dependent company profitable 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays Staff discount Annual Holiday Sale/Purchase scheme Benefit platform membership Life Assurance Flexible working 

Description

They are in The Legal 500, ‘Client’s Guide to the Best Law Firms’, and currently looking for a candidate with 3-6 years’ PQE as a solicitor, legal executive or a someone with equivalent experience as a personal injury legal advisor, in order to run a busy caseload of personal injury cases, ranging from taking new instructions through to trial or settlement of litigated cases.

This role will be based predominantly in their Lincoln office with flexibility to work from home part time after successful completion of a probationary period.

Activities will be varied and will include, but are not limited to the following:
•    To manage all client work allocated by the Head of Department.
•    To ensure that all client work is progressed expeditiously and that the client is kept regularly informed on progress and on costs.
•    Exercise high standards of client care in a professional and pleasant manner.
•    To achieve set performance targets.
•    Ensure the confidentiality and security of all of the firm’s and client documentation and information.
•    To maintain clear and precise communications with other personnel of the firm.
•    To ensure good working relationships with external institutions and organisations.

Experience Required
•    Law Degree (or equivalent); LPC qualification; Legal Executive qualification.
•    3 – 6 years PQE as a solicitor or legal executive or equivalent experience as a personal injury legal advisor within a law firm.
•    Excellent IT and case management skills, including Word, Outlook, and Excel.
•    Previous experience of working with case management systems will be an advantage.
•    Be able to present a professional image at all times to clients and collaborators.
•    Socially confident with good written and oral communication skills.  
•    Hardworking and able to work to tight deadlines.

Benefits include:

  •    Highly competitive salary commensurate with qualification and experience
    •    Bonus Scheme
    •    25 days annual leave 
    •    Staff discount
    •    Annual Holiday Sale/Purchase scheme
    •    Benefit platform membership
    •    Life Assurance
    •    Flexible working 
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