Fraud Fee Earner

Fee Earner / File Handler - Casualty Fraud (Litigation) - Bolton (agile working)
The File Handler will manage a caseload of EL/PL Fraud litigated cases on behalf of a number of insurance clients. The role requires a forensic and analytical approach to employment and public liability issues and the evidence required and particular attention to detail.
Key Accountabilities
Considering the prospects of proving fraudConsidering concepts and merits of primary and secondary liability in employment and public liability claimsDealing with DisclosureInstructing Counsel/investigators/medical and other experts/surveillanceReviewing evidence (eg. Witness statements, GP records, Occupational Health/ Personnel recordsDrafting questions to medical expertsDrafting in generalCosts SchedulesResearchPreparing/checking Trial BundlesReviewing surveillanceAttending Conferences and Trial with CounselNegotiations/ Drafting Payments into CourtDealing with routine correspondenceConducting site inspections and investigationsConducting CMCs and applicationsInitial report/reviewReviewing matters throughoutReview and/or report re exchange of evidence, receipt of medical evidence, joints statements or at any other stage.Counter SchedulePre-Trial reportsCRU appealTo ensure compliance with the SRA Code of Conduct
Working Hours
35 hours per week worked 9am and 5pm Mondays to Fridays inclusive with 1 hour for lunch
Essential Skills and Attributes
Experience of handling a litigated caseload of EL/PL and/or Fraud filesMeeting targetsPositive, confident and enthusiasticGood advocacy skillsExcellent listening, verbal and written communication skillsGood client care skills and evidence of working to client guidelines on a delegated basisAbility to prioritise work, keep to deadlines and work under pressureHigh level of analytical skillsAbility to win the trust and confidence of othersAbility to make decisions and delegate effectivelyAbility to anticipate problems and identify solutionsAbility to maintain concentration and pay attention to detailDriven to achieveExcellent IT SkillsAbility to work within the Keoghs Shared Values framework

What you can expect from us:

  • A learning culture with employee development at the heart of the people development pathway
  • Excellent flexible benefits including Annual leave entitlement and Healthcare Cash Plan as standard
  • Monday to Friday 35 hours per week
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Death In Service after 1 year
  • Pension Contribution
  • Cycle to Work Scheme*
  • Tech Scheme*
  • Season Ticket Loan*
  • Car Parking Scheme*
  • Gym Flex*
  • Access to Online Discount Sites
  • Discounted Gourmet Society Membership
  • Discounted Tickets for Merlin Attractions nationwide
  • Discounts at local retail outlets
  • Flexible Working
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays

Keoghs is one of the leading providers of claims-related services to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. We combine proven processes, technology and a low cost infrastructure with deep legal and insurance market knowledge. This enables us to create individual solutions for each of our clients that match their requirements in terms of quality, performance and value for money.

Our culture is focussed on making Keoghs sustainable and successful for our people and clients, with this our five values are at the heart of everything we do;

Keoghs values

We listen, are down to earth and supportive

We work together towards acommon goal

Were friendly with a can do attitude

We care about our clients

We evolve

Keoghs is a Disability Confident employer and we endeavour to recruit from the widest possible pool of suitable candidates.

If you require any adjustments or special arrangements to be made to our application process on account of a disability please contact recruitment.

Wed like to take this opportunity to thank you for interest in this position and in our organisation

Strictly no agencies please

Tyldesley, England, UK