Senior Litigation Assistant

Recruiter
Kirkland Associates
Location
Birmingham
Salary
Up to £18,500 per annum
Posted
08 Mar 2018
Closes
06 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Full Time
Kirkland Associates are currently recruiting for a highly organised Senior Legal Assistant for a well-established law firm to join their Dispute Resolution and Litigation team based in Birmingham.


The ideal candidate will provide a high quality legal service to clients on a full range of defendant insurance matters.
Your key duties will be:

assisting the head of the team and, where necessary, other senior members to produce high quality legal services to clients on a broad range of defendant insurance workdealing with clients and third parties in a professional manner, maintaining close and regular contact, as requiredassisting with monthly billing, all client specific billing and other related financial administrationdealing with all forms of liability, injury and motor claimscarrying out legal research in relation to liability disputes, case law and technical areas of insurance lawsupporting and assisting the head of department and other senior fee earners in the delivery of service level agreementsassisting with promotional and business development activity, as requiredmaintaining good file management, including electronic and paper storage, archiving and filingtaking telephone calls, handling queries and enquiries, where appropriatephotocopying, scanning and collating documentationopening and closing files, as requiredcarrying out legal research as requiredoverseeing and managing the management information requirements for a key clientSkills and experience you will have:

a minimum of 12 - 18 months’ previous experience of contentious legal work is desirable, preferably with motor liability experience of dealing with small and fast track claimsthe ability to run a case load of motor claims with minimal supervisionconfidence with IT skills, particular Microsoft Word and Excelprevious experience of dealing with Management Informationprevious experience in using a case management systemKey competencies you will need:

a desire to exceed client expectationsstrong negotiation and communication skillsthe ability to build rapport with colleagues and clients alikea high degree of initiative and the ability to cope in a demanding environmentexcellent organisational and prioritising skillsAbout you – you will be:

If you would like the opportunity to work for a fantastic firm, then please get in touch with Gemma Evans, Legal Recruitment associate at Kirkland Associates or click apply to be considered for the role immediately.

If you would like the opportunity to work for a fantastic firm, then please get in touch with Natalie Potter, Senior Recruitment Associate at Kirkland Associates or click apply to be considered for the role immediately.


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