EL PL Portal paralegal

JDI Legal - North East recruitment specialists are currently instructed by a Newcastle law firm recruiting 1-2 new claims handlers for their EL PL portal team.

This is a brilliant opportunity for a talented and motivated claims handler/paralegal to join a busy and fast paced EL PL Team and work within the smaller sub team dealing with portal work from commencement to conclusion.

Applications are encouraged from paralegals or claims handlers who are currently working in personal injury currently and have experience of dealing with claims in the portal. IT literacy is also essential as the firm do rely on a case management system.

Day to day duties include:

1. Checking and review of initial information

2. Identifying and processing files to be rejected

3. Checking recording of important dates (e.g. limitation)

4. Entering claim details on the EL PL Portal.

5. Keeping individual client database and files up to date

6. Reviewing files and reporting regularly to clients, referrers, team leaders or others

7. Liaising with medical and other experts

8. Liaising and negotiating with insurers, solicitors, courts, Counsel and other agencies

9. Valuing claims for Pain Suffering and Loss of Amenity.

10. Completing Schedules of Special Damages.

11. Preparing files for issue for court proceedings

12. Preparing files for assessment of damages and trial

13. Reporting to team leader any difficulties or delays on files

14. Attending team meetings

15. Providing statistics in relation to files handled upon request

16. Dealing promptly with telephone enquiries from clients, referrers and others

17. Assisting other team members as necessary

18. To carry out such other duties as might reasonably be requested by the Partners

This is a full time role, 9-5pm and in a very central location. Great working conditions and a supportive team with excellent staff retention.

Should you be considering a move or wish to discuss this opportunity in more detail do get in touch with our Jillian McKenzie.

Expires On : Jun 25, 2019
Reference : jm.0486xx
Contract Type : Permanent
Salary : £20,000 to £25,000
Location : Newcastle upon Tyne
Position : Paralegal/FILEX
Sector : Private Practice
Experience : 1 PQE
2 PQE
3 PQE
Newly Qualified
Point of contact : Jillian McKenzie
Email : jillian@jdilegal.com

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