Fee Earner – Non MOJ

Fee Earner – Non MOJ

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a top 100 law firm based in Wakefield. We are looking to hire Fee Earner – Non MOJ to work within our Volume Claims Department!

About Minster Law
We’re a leading personal injury law firm that exists to create outcomes that matter for our clients, partners, and our local community. Since 2006, we have been supporting people who have been injured in road traffic accidents, biking accidents, or accidents at work. We’re privileged to be able to support our clients through one of the toughest points in their lives and get them the resolution and rehabilitation they deserve.

We proudly work with some of the biggest insurance brands and we’re on a mission to be the leading legal services provider for insurers in the market. With that said, we’re challenging the rigid and outdated perspectives of a traditional law firm with forward-thinking, smarter ways of working.

About our Fast Track Team
Working on claims with a maximum value of £25,000 our Fast Track team deliver robust quality claims handling, with a key focus on customer outcomes for Minster Law clients, to generate fee income and contribute to the general success of the business.

What you’ll be working on
You will be responsible for a high-volume caseload of RTA pre and post litigated none portal claims, following Minster Law best practice, in order to progress your claims through to settlement or transfer to litigation. Types of cases managed may vary from time to time a which may include both bike and car customers.

Your day-to-day
• Assess quantum to include reviewing medical reports and researching and obtaining relevant case law for complex multi-site injuries
• Drafting schedules of special damages and assessing suitable awards for compensation for pain, suffering and loss of amenity, and other general damages
• Drafting Court proceedings, dealing with direction questionnaires, adhering to court directions and timescales, preparing relevant documents for disclosure
• dealing with telephone hearings, submitting evidence and instructing Counsel/other appropriate experts as required

You should apply if you:
• have previous experience of managing your own caseload of RTA pre-Litigated claims/Personal Injury Claims and good understanding of the CPR and litigation processes.
• are tactically astute and an excellent negotiator with strong communication skills.
• can achieve objectives in a fast-paced environment whilst maintaining high standards of work quality & client care.

Even better if you:
• are working towards becoming a Chartered Legal Executive or other recognised legal qualification.
• are robust and able to deal with changing circumstances and challenging situations whilst still achieving objectives.
• take opportunities to develop and are committed to developing your career in personal injury.
• are passionate about supporting local communities and are eager to get involved in our “Giving back” programme.

What’s in it for you
• A salary between £29,500 - £36,986
• An annual discretionary bonus scheme.
• Hybrid working, offering our colleagues flexibility to work where they can provide the best support to our customers and colleagues alike.
• 25 days holiday, which can increase up to 30 days in line with service.
• “Time for Me” days which gives you the opportunity to take up to 12 additional days per year through condensed working.
• Working in a platinum-accredited Investors in People organisation that’s committed to your development.
• For more details on these and other benefits, check out our website.

The Interview Process
Applications close on 14th March 2024 and the interview process will include:

- A chat with our recruitment team
- A technical interview with our hiring manager

Equal Opportunities
Minster Law is committed to equality and diversity and being a workplace that creates a sense of belonging for everyone.

We’re an equal opportunity and disability confident employer. All applicants will be considered for employment regardless of age, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family or parental status, national origin, neurodiversity, or disability status. You can read more about our commitment to equality and diversity on the Minster Law website.

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