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ELPL Claimant Fast Track NQ Solicitor/Legal Executive

We currently have a vacancy for a newly qualified Solicitor/Legal Executive in our fast-paced exciting EL/PL Team.

We are looking for unique and exceptional professionals to add to our ever-expanding Team.

Thorneycroft Solicitors is one of the North West’s leading firms of Solicitors, employing 150 people across all areas of the legal profession. We are probably the largest employer in central Macclesfield, many of our team have been with the Company for over 10 years, contributing towards an exceptional bank of knowledge, experience and expertise and an enjoyable culture to thrive in

If you would like to work for a well-established, forward thinking firm of solicitors we would like to hear from you.

Qualifications

  • Qualified Solicitor and/or Legal Executive
  • 0-5+years PQE or equivalent experience managing a caseload of ELPL files

Skills/Competencies

  • Profitably manages a caseload consisting of both pre-litigated and post-litigated ELPL files with a proven track record in litigation, acting at all times in the best interests of the claimant
  • Client liaison
  • Early prep/case planning
  • To provide assistance to other Senior Fee Earners on existing/new cases
  • A complete case handler mindful of statutory legislation, CPR and relevant case law and can apply said knowledge to cases to deliver the clients desired outcome
  • A working knowledge of compliance issues and relevant codes of conduct and accounts rules
  • A commercial mindset to delivering legal service given the reduced costs recoverability
  • A proven track record in ELPL litigation
  • An ability to deliver excellent legal advice while maintaining client care standards
  • An ability to work as a team
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines, effective organisation and time management skills
  • Ability to work in a volume claimant litigation environment mindful of the pressure that arises from a litigated caseload
  • Able to deliver on Key Performance Indicators
  • A proven billing record
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to keep calm and deliver results in a performance driven environment
  • Previous experience of working with Proclaim case management system is desirable but not essential as full training will be provided
  • Good IT skills
  • A proven history in litigation

Personal Qualities

  • Driven
  • Personable
  • Professional
  • Honest
  • Hard working
  • Conscientious
  • Self-motivating
  • Team player
  • Focused on development and improvement

Salary/Benefits

  • Dependent upon experience
  • Discretionary bonus (after a successful probationary period)
  • 29 days inclusive of bank holidays annual leave (increases with length of service)
  • Birthday day off
  • Death in service benefit
  • Pension

Hours

  • Monday to Friday 00am to 5.30pm with a lunch break of one hour each day

To apply for this position please send a covering letter and CV to [email protected].