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Paralegal/Lawyer – Motor Fraud

  • Job
    Full-time
    Mid & Senior Level
  • Legal
  • Newport
  • 29d left

Requirements

  • Experienced lawyer (Paralegal / Litigation Executive, Legal Executive or Solicitor), preferably with a strong litigation background.
  • Expertise in fraud is beneficial, but not essential, as the successful candidate will be fully trained in dealing with fraud cases.
  • Sound knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules.
  • Confident negotiator and communicator.
  • First class investigation and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work on own initiative without close supervision but also a team player with a collegiate approach to knowledge sharing and problem solving.
  • Knowledge of credit hire, overseas claims and automatic number plate recognition (ANPR) claims is beneficial.
  • A commercial perspective on legal issues.
  • Demonstrates alignment with the Firm’s Cultural Principles (Clear, Creative, Determined and Supportive).

Responsibilities

  • Handling a caseload of predominantly litigated claims, with an appropriate level of supervision, potentially across a number of different clients. These claims will all be motor, and will have concerns on them for reasons of fraud. The cases will be a mixture of Delegated and Non-Delegated authority.
  • Acting as a point of contact for clients, demonstrating a level of knowledge and skill commensurate with experience.
  • Ensuring full compliance with clients' SLAs and DAC Beachcroft's internal protocols.
  • Demonstrating a high level of financial management in respect of own files.
  • Achieving annual fee targets and hitting 1440 chargeable hours per year (if full time).
  • Supporting marketing and business development activity within the team e.g. attending marketing events and client training.
  • Building an awareness of the Firm's other services, developing effective internal and external networks.
  • Maintaining and developing technical knowledge through attendance at training sessions, reading appropriate publications and meeting Solicitors Regulatory Authority CPD requirements, where necessary.
  • Prompt and accurate provision of MI.

Broad-based commercial law firm delivering bespoke solutions, one client at a time.

Law
Industry
1001-5000
Employees
1762
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Mission & Purpose

DAC Beachcroft is a leading international legal business with offices across Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America. We partner with our clients to help them achieve sustainable growth and to defend their business and reputation. We do this by taking a tailored approach to providing commercial, transactional, claims, risk and advisory legal services. We are recognised leaders in Insurance, Health and Real Estate and draw on the knowledge, industry experience and commercial expertise of our outstanding 3,000 lawyers and support colleagues in these sectors and beyond. We are forward-thinking, flexible and easy to engage with and we're proud that our clients tell us regularly that we're great to work with. We know that our clients value advice that is innovative, practical and personal to them, and we pride ourselves on getting to the heart of their businesses. We measure our performance against their expectations and embrace change as a necessary stage in evolving and strengthening our relationships. The close working relationship we enjoy with our clients has not been built overnight but honed carefully over the last 250 years. This means today our clients can remain confident they have the very best legal expertise available.