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DATE ADDED: Mon 09/03/2020

Solicitor - Defendant Motor

Warrington, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, Full Time

SALARY: £22000 - £25000 per annum

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a Paralegal/Solicitor to join a highly regarded, national law firm in Warrington. The successful candidate will be joining the firm's Defendant Motor department to progress motor insurance claims to an effective and satisfactory conclusion.

The role would suit an ambitious, motivated candidate with excellent attention to detail and the ability to handle a busy caseload.

Main responsibilities:

  • Action all cases in line with company/client service standards and protocols.
  • Proactive use of Proclaim case management systems to improve speed of settlement whilst ensuring compliance with the client's requirements.
  • Manage a caseload involving liability disputes, MOJ and non MOJ personal injury claims, credit hire, indemnity disputes and allegations of fraud and fundamental dishonesty.
  • Analyse risk and develop sound judgement to justify decisions in the management of cases.
  • Prioritise work efficiently and effectively to ensure client service level agreements and deadlines are met.

Key Candidate Requirements:

  • Defendant experience desirable. However, suitable candidates with a Claimant background will be considered
  • Motor personal injury cases including MOJ Portal cases
  • Defence of repair and credit hire claims
  • Litigation and third party intervention experience desirable
  • Excellent negotiation and communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Organisational skills and effective time management
  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team and independently with minimal supervision
  • Ability to comply and exceed requirements of client Service Level Agreements
  • Self-starter with initiative and ability to prioritise workload
  • Team player who will support colleagues and have a 'can do' attitude


  • Life insurance
  • Subsidised gym membership
  • Tech Scheme and Cycle to work scheme
  • Company events
  • Flu jab & eye test vouchers
  • Casual dress Friday

This is a full time, permanent position - 37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday.

Salary up to £25k per annum depending on experience.

If you're interested in this role, please click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV. If you are starting your job search and your CV isn't quite ready or if this job isn't quite right for you, please contact Rebecca on 0161 214 6117 for a confidential discussion on your career.

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Role: Solicitor - Defendant Motor
Job Type: Permanent, Full Time
Location: Warrington, Cheshire, Cheshire

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