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Fee Earner HDR

The Recpool Group Ltd



£26000 - £35000/annum


Posted: 13/02/2024

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Due to company growth my client are expanding their Housing Disrepair Department. My client are a well-established law firm based in Liverpool are offering a fantastic opportunity for the right candidate to join our team due to continued business growth.

We are looking for a diligent, confident, self-motivated and experienced person to fill the role of a HDR Fee Earner.

Experience required

Role Responsibilities

* Handling a caseload of Claimant of HDR cases

* Handling transferred fast track files that are ready to litigate

* Representing the team in the conduct of client matters in providing legal advice and assistance in a professional matter

* Completing all necessary investigations into the circumstances of the incident and the value of the client's claim, carrying out legal research as required

* Collating and reviewing the evidence to assess prospects of the claim succeeding its merits

* Negotiating settlement on the best possible terms for the Client ensuring that instructions are followed or taken at the vital points

* Ensuring that the legal expenses provider is kept updated at all key stages

* Drafting the necessary documents to issue court proceedings, following court directions, drafting statements and preparing the file for a final court hearing

* Identifying and appropriately investigating all conflicts, complaints and potential acts of negligence and ensuring they are reported immediately to a team leader or member of the compliance team

Experience Required

A minimum of six months experience in a similar role either in-house or within private practice

Basic legal background i.e. knowledge of fundamental legal concepts

Confidence to manage colleagues’ expectations and ensure delivery by following up on items which have been promised

Writing skills- to be applied in written papers for internal and external release

Excellent knowledge of HDR

Litigation experience

Time management and organisation skills

Ability to work to deadlines/targets

Ability to prioritise case loads

Excellent client care

Additional information

Monday – Friday Office based

£26,000 - £35,000 + commission

Training and progression opportunities

Dress Down Fridays

Opportunities for funding of LPC courses

Training contracts

Attractive bonus scheme

Breakfast club on the last working day of the month


Staff performance incentives

HDR knowledge

Writing skills- to be applied in written papers for internal and external release

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