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Casualty Fraud Solicitor

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Job ID:

31504

Practice Area(s):

Healthcare, Litigation

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
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Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

04.07.2024

Employer type:

Private Practice
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Job Description:

Up to £44,120 depending on experience

Our Casualty team provides a full, expert service in defending public (PL) and employers' liability (EL) claims, across the private sector and the public sector.  Weightmans' team is second-to-none in providing defendant litigation services in these and other specialist Casualty areas. We operate on a national basis with dedicated commercial insurance and public sector teams and as part of our wider specialism we have a dedicated Casualty Fraud team.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Casualty Solicitor/Legal Executive 2 Years PQE to join our Casualty Fraud Team in Manchester.

Working in the dedicated Casualty Fraud team based out of Manchester with your own caseload of predominantly fast-track claims (and/or multi track depending on experience) where fraud is suspected. We receive direct instructions from both insureds and insurers, as well as having a fraud identification system in place which drives internal referrals and advisory for a wide range of cases involving commercial, public sector and insurance clients nationally.

You will be responsible for the running of the day to day of your cases including liaising with clients, opponents, court, witnesses and undertaking your own liability investigations.  We have a specialist team to undertake intelligence searches and any required counter fraud enquiries beyond any client’s own handling preference.

Types of law/responsibilities:
  • Predominantly PI, including EL, PL (including Highways)
  • Housing disrepair
  • Property damage
  • Complete MI procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, SLAs, quality measures and KPIs are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

About You
You will be a qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive with a genuine and demonstrable interest in the above area of work. As the role is varied, we are looking for you to have a flexible approach to the work you do and be able to adapt to different tasks. We also require you to have:
  • Experience of handling defendant EL/PL casualty claims essential
  • Experience of handling defendant EL/PL specific fraud claims is desirable
  • 2YRS PQE+
  • Genuine interest in claims validation and fraud
  • Working knowledge of PL, EL,  Highways  and Housing Law
  • Experience of handling own caseload
  • Good drafting skills
  • Good influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.
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Weightmans LLP
United Kingdom

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Weightmans LLP
United Kingdom
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Casualty Fraud Solicitor

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Job ID:

31504

Practice Area(s):

Healthcare, Litigation

Role:

Qualified Lawyer
col-narrow-right   

Employment Type:

Permanent Full-Time

Posted:

04.07.2024

Employer type:

Private Practice
col-wide   

Job Description:

Up to £44,120 depending on experience

Our Casualty team provides a full, expert service in defending public (PL) and employers' liability (EL) claims, across the private sector and the public sector.  Weightmans' team is second-to-none in providing defendant litigation services in these and other specialist Casualty areas. We operate on a national basis with dedicated commercial insurance and public sector teams and as part of our wider specialism we have a dedicated Casualty Fraud team.
 
We are currently recruiting for a Casualty Solicitor/Legal Executive 2 Years PQE to join our Casualty Fraud Team in Manchester.

Working in the dedicated Casualty Fraud team based out of Manchester with your own caseload of predominantly fast-track claims (and/or multi track depending on experience) where fraud is suspected. We receive direct instructions from both insureds and insurers, as well as having a fraud identification system in place which drives internal referrals and advisory for a wide range of cases involving commercial, public sector and insurance clients nationally.

You will be responsible for the running of the day to day of your cases including liaising with clients, opponents, court, witnesses and undertaking your own liability investigations.  We have a specialist team to undertake intelligence searches and any required counter fraud enquiries beyond any client’s own handling preference.

Types of law/responsibilities:
  • Predominantly PI, including EL, PL (including Highways)
  • Housing disrepair
  • Property damage
  • Complete MI procedures as and when required
  • Achieve set financial and chargeable targets
  • Ensure relevant deadlines, SLAs, quality measures and KPIs are adhered to
  • Comply with relevant policies and procedures
  • Work in accordance with Weightmans’ values
This list is not intended to be exhaustive and you will be expected to perform other duties and have other responsibilities that fall within the wider remit of the role.

About You
You will be a qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive with a genuine and demonstrable interest in the above area of work. As the role is varied, we are looking for you to have a flexible approach to the work you do and be able to adapt to different tasks. We also require you to have:
  • Experience of handling defendant EL/PL casualty claims essential
  • Experience of handling defendant EL/PL specific fraud claims is desirable
  • 2YRS PQE+
  • Genuine interest in claims validation and fraud
  • Working knowledge of PL, EL,  Highways  and Housing Law
  • Experience of handling own caseload
  • Good drafting skills
  • Good influencing skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and team working skills
For further information or to apply for the position please select the 'Enquire/Apply' button below.