Assistant Solicitor

Recruiter
Keoghs Solicitors
Location
Coventry, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
11 Oct 2019
Closes
15 Oct 2019
Ref
1267643795
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full-time
Level of qualification
Not qualified, Part qualified
Assistant Fee Earner - Complex Injury - Coventry This role offers an excellent opportunity to work within the Complex Injury Claims Team assisting a Lead Fee earner dealing with Motor and Casualty non-delegated high value multi track cases consisting of claims typically between £1 million and £10 million. In this role you may also be required to assist your Lead Fee earner in activities which enhance and develop Keoghs profile. This role is to cover maternity leave for a 9month period but is likely to be extended. Key Accountabilities In accordance with the strategy set by the lead fee earner, the AFE will progress each file from the receipt of papers from the Insurer to claims resolution dealing with aspects of quantum and liability. The AFE may also undertake additional tasks set by the LFE as a development opportunity in order to enhance their own skill set, experience and knowledge. Essential Skills & Attributes
• Qualified solicitor, current trainee about to qualify or proven experience is essential
• Good advocacy skills
• Substantial experience in RTA and/or Casualty claims
• Litigation experience
• Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
• Excellent client care skills
• Ability to prioritise work, keep to deadlines and work under pressure
• High level of analytical skills
• Ability to maintain concentration and pay attention to detail
• Excellent IT Skills including a good knowledge of excel
• Excellent research skills
• A strong knowledge of relevant insurance principles Keoghs is one of the leading providers of claims-related services to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. We combine proven processes, technology and a low cost infrastructure with deep legal and insurance market knowledge. This enables us to create individual solutions for each of our clients that match their requirements in terms of quality, performance and value for money. Our culture is focussed on making Keoghs sustainable and successful for our people and clients, with this our five values are at the heart of everything we do; We listen, are down to earth and supportive We work together towards a common goal We're friendly with a can do attitude We care about our clients

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