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RTA / Credit Hire Fee Earner / Solicitor

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RTA / Credit Hire Fee Earner  

Location: Leeds

Salary: £Competitive

Contract Type: Perm

Position Type: Full Time


We are currently recruiting for a Credit Hire Fee Earner who will be based in Leeds. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who is passionate about the work they do, the service they provide and getting the best results for their clients.


We are looking to further expand our Credit Hire team and are looking for experienced Litigation Solicitors / Fee Earners to deal with an array of Credit Hire claims to include personal injury.


If you have got drive and determination, ambition and are looking for a stimulating career then we would love to hear from you.


Responsibilities to include:

  • Management of a caseload of litigated fast track and multi-track credit hire and PI cases under supervision
  • There will be a mixture of liability admitted and disputed cases
  • Responsible for compliance with court directions and orders
  • Compliance with internal instructions and those from supervisors, in a timely fashion
  • Ensuring cases are ran efficiently and with regular updates to the credit hire company
  • Building and maintaining a good relationship with the hire company
  • Working effectively with the existing team
  • Ability to manage a case from proceedings being commenced, to trial
  • Experienced in using a case management and diary system
  • Ability to negotiate and settle cases/ achieve best outcomes


About You:


  • Previous Credit Hire experience is essential
  • Civil litigation experience essential
  • Comfortable handling a full caseload of RTA claims of varying stages to conclusion
  • Full understanding of the PI process including costs
  • Previous use of Proclaim advantageous
  • Excellent knowledge of case law pertaining to this area and also the MOJ protocol, the pre action protocol for personal Injury claims and the CPR.
  • Understanding and experience of key KPIs – settlements, billing, case duration etc.
  • Committed organised and dedicated – able to cope under pressure
  • Pro-active with good interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • High level of attention to detail and an enquiring mind.
  • The ability to manage time effectively, prioritising tasks to ensure that deadlines are met.
  • The ability to understand clear and concise instructions.
  • The ability to manage own workload whilst keeping quality of work to a high standard.
  • Self-motivated and able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Target driven whilst maintaining exceptional client care
  • Excellent telephone manner and communication skills.


Company Values:


We’re a collaboration of companies established in 2006 working towards and guaranteeing the same goal.  Our mission: We are driven to succeed.  Our purpose is to help people move on in their lives through supporting our clients, our communities and each other.


  • We support
  • We surpass
  • We succeed


What we offer in return:


We offer a clean professional office working environment with fantastic facilities overlook Park Square in Leeds which is central to bus and train links. A competitive salary including 23 days holiday allowance plus 8 bank holidays. Employee Assistant Programme. Workplace pension scheme, overtime and bonus scheme. The opportunity to develop a rewarding and successful career with a wonderful Law firm.

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