Solicitor 0-2PQE Subrogated Recoveries

Recruiter
Adzuna
Location
Birmingham
Posted
05 Feb 2019
Closes
19 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Core responsibilities

The role is to work within the Commercial & Household Team. The candidate would initially be focused purely on subrogated property recovery claims but may also be required to undertake other claims within Claims Solutions - Property Team.

The candidate will have a good background in litigation, running fast and multi-track claims to trial.

The candidate will also have to:

• Exercise full compliance with DAC Beachcroft protocols on billing and credit control and demonstrate a high level of financial management in respect of own files.
• Achieve a minimum budgeted annual target of 1440 chargeable hours per year.
• Handle confidential information in line with the firms' data security protocols.

Key skills

The candidate should:

• Be a Legal Executive/NQ Solicitor with strong litigation experience
• Exhibit excellence in analysing cases in detail;
• Be change oriented, with a positive, flexible approach towards the implementation of new initiatives;
• Be IT literate, with a good knowledge of Microsoft Office;
• Be team orientated, with a willingness to share knowledge with and support other members of the team;
• Display an ability to adopt a commercial perspective rather than an 'academic' approach to claims settlement.
The candidate must have litigation experience in tort and/or contract claims.

The team

Our specialist Household & Commercial Recovery team comprises 70 team members with 2 Partners and , 6 Associates , solicitors, CILEX and paralegals.

We provide expert and practical advice over a range of areas:

• Public Liability / Property Damage claims
• Property subsidence
• Property recovery
• Fraud recovery

Household & Commercial Recovery Team is expanding within:

• Subsidence mitigation (involving bringing legal proceedings where necessary to mitigate damage to property caused by third party trees, failed foundations, failed underpinning, escape of water etc)
• General property recoveries (fire, escape of water, impact of vehicles into property etc) with a focus on subrogated recoveries.

The team now seeks an experienced Solicitor or Legal Executive to work on household and commercial property recovery claims. All work is Claimant within the fast/multi track and most is funded on a CCFA basis.

The candidate will have the opportunity to become involved in marketing and client facing activities in order to build the business and his or her career. This is an expanding business with good opportunities for rapid career progression.

About the firm

With over 2,300 people, DAC Beachcroft combines one of the most comprehensive UK legal networks with coverage across Europe, Latin America, North America and Asia-Pacific. We provide a full service claims, transactional, commercial, risk and advisory capability. We work with clients in a select range of industry sectors and are market leaders in health, insurance and real estate. We are agile, progressive and easy to engage with.

We are committed to supporting the communities where we operate through charitable giving, pro bono work and programmes such as those operated by Business in the Community and The Prince's Trust.

In Legal 500 UK, 2017, the firm received top tier ranking for 29 of its practice areas and 60 practice areas in the top two tiers. In addition, Chambers UK, 2017, awarded 99 rankings to our partners and professionals as leading lawyers and 57 rankings in 30 separate practice areas, 36 of these rankings being in Band 1 and 2.

Application Details

DAC Beachcroft is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from every sector of the community. We also welcome direct applications. If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please make an application and submit your CV. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

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