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Reference: 21562


Belfast, County Antrim



Job Type


Date Posted

21 November, 2023

Job Purpose
You will handle a varied caseload of litigated motor injury, fraud and credit hire cases within the County Court jurisdiction.

Key Accountabilities
• Create initial case strategy following Client Guidelines and review of information available.
• Undertake discussions and negotiations with Insured, Insurer and Third Party Solicitors to pursue the rapid and appropriate settlement of cases and the apportionment of costs.
• Undertake Court Hearings to ensure progress is maximised and all actions have been undertaken to bring the case to settlement.
• Timely and accurate maintenance of all case management and management information systems to ensure completeness of records and aid business decision making.
• Dealing with correspondence and telephone calls.
• Undertaking periodic reviews of files in line with Client requirements.
• Updating reports
• Meeting agreed performance targets
• Ensuring files are kept within ISO 9001 guidelines
• Provide written updates by email or letter to clients detailing case activity to ensure that they receive up to date and accurate information about progress when requested
• To ensure compliance with the LSNI guidelines

Working Hours
35 hours per week
Monday – Friday 9am – 5pm

Essential Skills and Attributes:
• Litigation experience in the Northern Ireland jurisdiction handling own caseload, between 2-4years PQE to include defence motor and Credit Hire experience
• Team player
• Excellent communication skills
• Excellent forensic skills
• Ability to prioritise tasks and to work under pressure.
• Ability to work as part of a team and independently, keeping to strategy but flexible enough to adapt to change

Next Steps:
Please submit your application or speak to a specialist consultant from the Abacus team on 0044 (0) 28 9031 3157 for a confidential discussion. We aim to respond to all inquiries within 4 business hours.
The team at Abacus manages a range of permanent and contract positions throughout Northern Ireland, the UK and the Republic of Ireland. If you are experienced and/or professionally qualified we can support your job search.
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