Personal Injury Solicitor

Leamington Spa
05 Sep 2017
02 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed term contract: approximately 6 months

Full-time, 37.5 hours per week

Competitive salary plus benefits

Alsters Kelley Solicitors is one of the largest legal practices in Warwickshire, with offices in Leamington Spa, Coventry, Nuneaton and Southam. We are an established and forward-thinking Firm offering interesting, challenging and rewarding career opportunities.

Our vision is to treat our staff and clients with respect, to be kind, helpful and excellent in offering and maintaining the highest levels of professionalism and service. The Firm is LEXCEL accredited and a member of the Law Society CQS panel.

The Role

A new opportunity has arisen in our Leamington Spa Office for a Solicitor on a temporary basis, whose responsibilities will include managing a caseload of clinical negligence and personal injury work and dealing with new clients.

Key Responsibilities

Progress and manage own caseload including those under the Personal Injury Portal system

Deal with clients and other organisations, by telephone and in person including by post and email

Comply with quality systems and work instructions

Ensure compliance with external funders and LEXCEL

Time record appropriately all work undertaken

Develop and promote the department and the Firm as reasonably required

Achieve targets for billing and time recording

Assist in maximising effectiveness and cost efficiency of the Department

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of the law and legal system as is required in the Department by attending external courses (as permitted) and by other available means

Assist with website & case management system development

Knowledge and Experience

LLB Honours Law Degree

Grade 2 qualified

Up-to-date knowledge of the law and legal system as is required

Excellent time-keeping and organisational skills

Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel and proficient typing skills

Excellent communication skills (both written and verbal)

Good working knowledge and application of accounting and finance systems within the Firm

To apply, please provide a covering letter (including your salary expectations) and CV, highlighting relevant skills and experience

To apply, please provide a CV highlighting relevant skills and experience