Express Solicitors are a top 200 Law firm that specialises in personal injury. We are LEXCEL and Law Society accredited and are a Legal 500 Leading Firm for both Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence. Six of our Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Personal Injury Panel and two of our Partners are members of the Law Society Specialist Clinical Negligence Panel.
We are currently looking for an experienced OL/PL Portal Fee Earner to join our Road Traffic Accidents department. This role will be handling stages 2 and 3 of the portal, and candidates must have experience in dealing with these stages. You will be dealing with a caseload of good quality work from non CMC sources. This is an exciting opportunity to join a firm that has a solid commitment to staff training and progression.
What can we offer you?
This position has excellent career prospects, and we would expect those who can show they provide excellent levels of client care, legal ability and commitment, to progress and gain a training contract.
Our training and development plan is tailored to each individual and we have prominent industry leaders speak at our away days. We equip our people with the knowledge and skills they need to thrive in a legal professional role
Salary will be depending on experience and there is a generous commission structure for any portal work completed.
Express pride ourselves on the training and support given to our junior lawyers, you can expect, weekly reviews, fortnightly training and monthly supervisions reports.
What are we looking for?
- Demonstrable experience running own OL/PL Portal caseload, with proven billing record.
- Experience of dealing with stages 1 to 3 of the portal.
- Knowledge of Proclaim case management system
- Excellent academics are preferred but candidates will still be considered if they can demonstrate other requirements
- Previous experience working within personal injury or with a volume caseload is an advantage
- A definite interest in helping injured people
- Excellent Customer Service skills and competent telephone manner
- Drive and determination to succeed
Working hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm on a Friday. You will be entitled to a 1 hour lunch.
Holiday Entitlement 20 days (plus 3 days in between Christmas and New Year) and rising by one day every year for the first 3 years. So really 23 days rising to 26 days!
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our employees are our most important asset and it’s our employees who have made Express Solicitors the success it is today. Our recruitment process consolidates that success.
At Express Solicitors, we rate skill and ability above all else and therefore our recruitment policy encourages applications from all.