Case Handler – Personal Injury

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Case Handler – Personal Injury
Based in Birmingham
Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits

One of the UK’s largest and foremost law firms is currently looking to recruit a Case Handler with personal injury litigation experience at their Birmingham office. Offering a competitive salary plus excellent benefits including pension scheme, health insurance, critical illness cover, and childcare vouchers, this is a fantastic opportunity to join one of the country’s leading legal firms.

The Role
You would be joining a team responsible for a large number of individuals who have sustained injuries as a result of accidents abroad. The cases are pursued through the English Courts and are of Fast Track value. The team deals with employers’ liability, package holiday, cruise, RTA and public liability matters.

You will carry out Travel Litigation case handling duties and be expected to handle your own case load immediately. You’ll liaise regularly with a wide range of clients and medical professionals, both over the phone and in writing, carrying out research and preparing legal documents.

This is litigation at its most challenging and regularly involves making new law or pushing the boundaries of existing law as the cases concerned deal with complex issues of applicable law, liability and jurisdictional arguments.

The Candidate
o Proven experience in Personal Injury essential, travel litigation desirable however training will be provided
o An understanding of negligence, breach of contract, misrepresentation and breach of statutory duty
o Ability to manage numerous cases at any one time and work with minimal supervision
o Able to follow guidelines and processes however confident enough to use own judgment as required
o Strong communication skills, liaising regularly with clients and medical professionals

You will be working in a team environment and should therefore enjoy working with others and be prepared to play a full part in contributing towards the success of the group.

The Company
The 11th largest law firm in the UK, founded in 1912 and operating out of 14 UK offices with over 2,500 members of staff.

The job will be suitable for candidates who have experience as the following: Claims Handler, Fee Earner, Paralegal, Solicitor, Legal Executive, Litigation Executive, Personal Injury Case Handler, Paralegal, FILEX, LPC, BVC, Personal Injury Specialist.

Coburg Banks Limited is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

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