Solicitor / Fee Earner

Group Company: Winn Solicitors

Department: Complex Claims Team

Salary: £25,000 – £35,000 dependent upon experience

Our team continues to benefit from a growth in new instructions and therefore, we are looking for a Solicitor or experienced Fee Earner to join our Complex Claims Team. 

The successful applicant will be fully trained to deal with high value

claims, and in time, will be responsible for managing and progressing a multi-track case load, both RTAs and EL/PL.

The ideal candidate will naturally represent Winns Values of Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability which underpin our mission to be the best one stop shop for accident management and rehabilitation.

Employee Benefits

  • Annual salary review & bonus schemes *subject to performance
  • Up to 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, and an additional birthday holiday
  • Three-day bonus holiday for full attendance
  • Option to buy & sell three holidays per year
  • Additional holidays for long service
  • Training, development and career progression opportunities
  • Fully funded recognised training and qualifications
  • On-site parking *subject to availability
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Corporate Metro Scheme
  • Bike to work Scheme
  • Pension scheme contribution
  • Company social events
  • Employee Assistance Confidential Helpline
  • Death in service insurance (3x salary)
  • Staff referral bonus scheme
  • Annual flu jab and eyecare scheme

Job Description

Your responsibilities would be:

  • Ensure the client obtains the appropriate level of compensation for their personal injury and losses, in accordance with regulations and legislation.
  • Fully investigate and quantify the client’s claim both in relation to the injuries and other losses, using appropriate experts.
  • Assess and advise clients on the merits and value of their claim.
  • Select and instruct medical and other quantum experts.
  • Instruct and attend conferences with Counsel.
  • Engage in settlement negotiations with insurance representatives or their solicitors.
  • Draft Court documents, schedules of loss and thereafter all steps to final hearing.
  • Dealing with liability disputes, some of which may be complicated.
  • Deliver a very high standard of client care.
  • Maximise Damages and Costs in accordance with the relevant costs regime.

Person Specification

The successful candidate must commit to upholding the company’s core values, Integrity, Respect, Loyalty and Reliability and ensure that they are demonstrated throughout their working practice. You should also possess the relevant attributes and experience outlined below:

A minimum of 4 years’ experience of dealing with personal injury claims and an understanding of procedure and legal framework for injury claims and Part 7 litigation.

Ability and keenness to develop existing skill levels to deal with more complex, higher value claims.

High standard of client care and empathy to ensure excellent solicitor/client relationship.

Cooperative and flexible approach.

A commitment to professional development.

Excellent ICT skills.

Experience of running clinical negligence claims (desirable).

Knowledge of Proclaim case management system (desirable).

Winn Solicitors is one of the country’s leading claims management companies taking care of no win no fee accident claims from start to finish.

Winn Group, home to Winn Solicitors, On Medical and On Hire, is a leading North East business providing nationwide accident management and rehabilitation services for victims of non-fault accidents.

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