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Defendant Solicitor, EL PL

  • Location

    East of England, England

  • Sector:

    Legal, Public Sector & Not-for-Profit, Private Practice

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  • Consultant:

    Leah Edgar

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  • Published:

    7 months ago

  • Duration:

    3 month+

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A rare opportunity has presented itself for an experienced Defendant Solicitor to join the Insurance Litigation team within a Local Authority. This role will involve managing a caseload of out-of-portal RTA claims using an automated, lean and efficient case workflow to achieve the best possible outcome for the client and the council.

As an Defendent Personal Injury Solicitor, you will be responsible for:

  • EL/PL Solicitor with at least 12 months experience in this area of Personal Injury
  • Handle a caseload of pre and post litigated files
  • You will run cases from inception to settlement or trial
  • Accurately updating relevant databases including the Claims Management system, PI Claims Portal

Candidate Requirements

  • Solicitor with at least 12 months experience handling litigated EL/PL claims
  • Strong EL/PL experience, claimant and defendant experience will be considered
  • Excellent litigation experience
  • Able to use own initiative when issuing proceedings

The sucessful Defendent Personal Injury Lawyer will be to start ASAP on a locum contract and a competitive hourly rate is offered.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a well-established team that prides itself in the first class service it offers its clients. This local authority is happy to accommodate the successful candidate with a level of flexibility with working hours and good transport links.

Claimant and Defendant backgrounds will be considered.

If you believe you have the necessary skills and experience for the Litigation Legal Officer role, please apply now by sending an up to date CV to Leah Edgar at leah.edgar@sellickpartnership.co.uk. We will be reviewing CVs on a weekly basis and shortlisted candidates will be contacted before the closing date.

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