Are you interested in joining an international legal business and develop your legal expertise?
DWF is seeking to recruit an experienced Paralegal - Credit Hire (Motor Insurance) to join our fast paced and ever expanding team in Liverpool, working on projects with current and future clients.
DWF is one of the UK's leading insurance law practices with specialist teams advising on all aspects of motor insurance. Offering expert advice on all types of claims, we have a proven track record of achieving bottom line savings for our clients.
Our specialist team is at the forefront of credit hire issues and has taken the lead in various test cases. Prevention is the best cure and we work with clients from the outset to develop strategies to control credit hire damages.
You must be an experienced Paralegal with an excellent understanding Personal injury litigation and demonstrable experience in a similar role, with solid litigation experience of dealing with Credit Hire claims and fast track litigation. You must have good attention to detail and the ability to handle a busy caseload.
As a Paralegal you will progress cases, with support, to an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients whilst providing and maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement.You will have some experience of multi-track work and have litigation Credit Hire experience.
Liverpool has been selected as the centre for this facility, and the office has been specifically redesigned and upgraded to offer a better, more contemporary working environment, utilising the latest technology and working practices. You will work alongside the existing Insurance, Corporate, Real Estate and Litigation teams.
We are known for doing things differently and offering clients a truly unique strategic approach and this exciting new development is no exception. Here at the Motor division, we offer clients an end-to-end solution by creating a business to specifically understand and deliver their work in the most effective way possible.
What will I be doing?
Action all Motor Insurance Claims (Defendant) cases in line with practice group/client service standards and protocols.
Proactive use of case management systems to improve speed of settlement and MI compliance whilst ensuring compliance the client requirements.
Proactively manage both internal and client MI and achievement of budgeted sales revenue, aligned to personal target or team target (as applicable).
Manage specialist credit hire caseload involving complex credit hire litigation and indemnity disputes level of authority to be decided.
Manage a litigated case load involving liability disputes, indemnity disputes and quantum issues up to a value of £25k.
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.
Work flexibly in adjusting to changes in priority of workload as dictated by the practice group.
If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply now as we're interested in hearing from you!
Benefits package and flexible working:
We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. Thats why, when you join DWF, youll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and a buy as you earn share scheme. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.
DWF is a flexible business which has adopted a hybrid working model where our people enjoy a mix of home and office working. We believe that by operating in a hybrid way, our people enjoy the advantages of both office based collaboration and learning, as well as working from home. This way of working allows us to honour our commitment to being a responsible business, offer flexibility and better work life balance as well as ensuring we preserve the DWF culture and values. We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible and agile role and we are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.
DWF is a leading global provider of integrated legal and business services, operating across eight key sectors in over 30 global locations with over 4,000 people. Our purpose is to deliver positive outcomes with our colleagues, clients and communities. The legal market has changed profoundly in the last decade and the speed of change continues to increase. There is a clear and growing desire for legal services to be delivered in an easier and more efficient way. So weve listened to our clients and designed a range of services to meet these needs. Our vision is to deliver integrated legal and business services on a global scale through our three offerings; Legal Advisory, Mindcrest and Connected Services. Our ability to seamlessly combine any number of these services to deliver bespoke solutions for our clients is our key differentiator. This Integrated Legal Management approach delivers greater operational efficiency, price certainty and transparency for our clients. Without compromising on quality or service.
Supporting your application
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We hire the majority of our talent directly by our resourcing team or via referrals. On occasion, we will look for external support and will release vacancies to our recently reviewed Preferred Suppliers List. Speculative CVs sent by other agents or outside of the agreed process will not be accepted and no recruitment fee will be applicable.