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Solicitor

Employer
Hays Human Resources
Location
Belfast, Northern Ireland
Salary
Competitive
Closing date
19 Mar 2024

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Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Type
Employment Law

Job Details


Your new company
Hays Legal are delighted to represent one of the leading providers of legal and claims solutions to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. Currently recruiting for a Solicitor to join their Motor team in Belfast.


Your new role
Within this role, you will handle a varied caseload of litigated motor injury, fraud and credit hire cases within the County Court jurisdiction.
Duties will include:

  • Create initial case strategy following Client Guidelines and review of information available.
  • Undertake discussions and negotiations with Insured, Insurer and Third Party Solicitors to pursue the rapid and appropriate settlement of cases and the apportionment of costs.
  • Undertake Court Hearings to ensure progress is maximised and all actions have been undertaken to bring the case to settlement.
  • Timely and accurate maintenance of all case management and management information systems to ensure completeness of records and aid business decision making.
  • Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls.
  • Undertaking periodic reviews of files in line with Client requirements.
  • Updating reports
  • Meeting agreed performance targets
  • Ensuring files are kept within ISO 9001 guidelines
  • Provide written updates by email or letter to clients detailing case activity to ensure that they receive up to date and accurate information about progress when requested
  • To ensure compliance with the LSNI guidelines

What you\'ll need to succeed
This is a fantastic opportunity for a solicitor (2-4 years PQE) to join a truly supportive team within a fantastic firm. In order to be a successful candidate for this role, you will ideally have litigation experience, handling your own caseload to include defence motor and credit hire.

  • You will be a team player with excellent communication skills
  • You will be organised, have the ability to prioritise tasks and work under pressure
  • You will have excellent forensic skills and the ability to work independently, maintaining quality of service



What you\'ll get in return
In return, you will receive a competitive salary plus benefits. You will also get the opportunity to work within an exciting, supportive firm with great scope for progression.


What you need to do now
If you\'re interested in this role, click \'apply now\' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.
If this job isn\'t quite right for you, but you are looking for a new position, please contact us for a confidential discussion on your career.

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