About the Company

Accident Claims Lawyers is an international law firm providing clients legal support when they have been injured in an accident that was not their fault, helping them get back on track physically, mentally and financially.

As a progressive firm within the legal industry we offer exciting reform proof opportunities! We are currently looking for a Risk and Compliance Coordinator as part of our continued commitment to expand to join our team.

Main responsibility of the role

As a Legal Executive in the Employment and Public Liability Team, you will be responsible for running a caseload of EL/PL/OL matters from onset to completion. You will be required to demonstrate excellent litigation skills along with a knowledge of the CPR and EL/PL claims portal. Strong communication and client care skills will also be essential.

  • Run a caseload of pre and post issue files at a level to be determined by the Litigation Partner that is consistent with the budget.
  • Progression of files in accordance with the Litigation Plan.
  • Manage limitation for all EL and PL matters .
  • Manage workload and diary in particular post issue litigation files with regards to court directions .
  • Achieve performance targets including collective fee target, settlement target and individual fee income target.
  • Identify and report potential risks in accordance with the Accident Claims Lawyers procedures.
  • Any other ancillary duties as requested by your line manager.

Skills & expertise required

  • ILEX, LPC or similar qualification is desirable
  • Previous experience working within the PI industry is required with excellent working knowledge of PI law
  • Strong litigation and tactical skills are required
  • Previous experience of working on the telephone and dealing with a wide range of clients is required
  • Proven track record of working to targets and exceeding KPI’s set
  • Embrace ownership and accountability of objectives
  • Ability to work within tight deadlines, prioritise tasks and adhere to instructions issued
  • High level of organisation skills
  • Positive and communicative nature
  • High standards of presentation and efficiency
  • Work as part of a team and keen to assist others
  • Ability to develop trust and confidence

Benefits

The role will be primarily working from home, with access to office based close to Liverpool city centre also available.

A standard working week is 35 hours, Monday to Friday working 9am – 5pm daily. We offer substantial benefits as part of your package with Accident Claims Lawyers including.

  • A blended working environment, allowing a combination of home working and time to be spent in our offices. Providing the best of both worlds – whether that is saving time and money on a daily commute and improving employee work life balance, or allowing a period of office working to come together and work collaboratively with your Manager and peers.
  • 28 days leave per annum, rising to 33 days after 1 year service.
  • Pension scheme.
  • Gym allowance to pay for membership at a gym of your choice.
  • Access to Employee Assistance Programmes for professional assistance with physical and mental health.
  • Medicash proactive cover for you and your dependants, which includes a range of benefits including:
    • Specialist consultation and diagnostic testing;
    • Independent medical consultations;
    • Therapies such as physiotherapy, sports massage, acupuncture, osteopathy, chiropractic assessments/treatment, reflexology, reiki, Indian head massage;
    • Prescriptions paid for;
    • Free flu jabs and inoculations available;
    • Free eye tests;
    • Paid dental treatments, including accident and injury;
    • Revolutionary health and wellbeing apps;
    • And much more!
  • Perks at Work benefits, including earning points when shopping, money saving deals and exclusive offers available.
  • Life insurance.
  • Large social events, team events and team building throughout the year.
  • Training support offered, with study days available for exams.

Equality and Diversity

  • We are proud to promote equal opportunities at Accident Claims Lawyers. We welcome diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, disability, gender, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race,  religion or belief and sexual orientation.