Careers

Current Vacancies

We currently have vacancies in our Macclesfield head office and our Manchester city centre office

please see below for details

 

Legal Secretary

Job Purpose

To assist fee-earners in dealing with PI caseload.

Core Activities

  • Drafting Particulars of Claim and preparing documents for service.
  • Amending Statements of Case.
  • Preparing Instructions to Counsel to attend Infant Approval Hearings.
  • Assisting with drafting of witness statements.
  • Drafting Case Summary & Trial Bundle Index and preparing trial bundles.
  • Preparing witness summons.
  • Liaising with Fee Earners and Barristers regarding conferences/Court Hearings.
  • Arranging BT conferences.
  • Arranging Interpreters to attend at trial/translation of Court documents.
  • Updating Court Diary.
  • Updating CPD spreadsheet.
  • Providing secretarial support to senior management.
  • Preparing correspondence and documents through audio typing/copy typing.
  • Contacting clients, Court, third parties.

Skills

  • Data Input.
  • Software: Word, Outlook, Excel, Proclaim.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organisation and admin skills.
  • Communication skills: written and verbal.
  • Ability to work individually or part as a team.

Knowledge

  • Principles of compensation claims system.
  • Proclaim system.

Experience

  • Administration experience within a PI firm.
  • PC use.
  • Telephone Use.

 

RTA Fee Earner

Job Purpose

To deal with issued, predominantly fast track Road Traffic Accident claims.

To represent clients who have been injured in a Road Traffic Accident that was not their fault in order to obtain compensation effectively on their behalf.

Core Activities

  • Ability to run issued, fast track matters with minimal supervision.
  • To effectively act upon court directions and to prepare matters for trial
  • Liaising with Insurance Companies and Defendant Solicitors verbally and written
  • Action Tasks on a daily basis
  • Review files fully and identify next steps and put this in action.
  • Sending out relevant letters to clients, insurance companies, witnesses, police etc.
  • Inbound and outbound client contact throughout their claim
  • Reviewing medical records, medical reports, police reports etc.

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Legal Knowledge of Fast Track RTA Claims Process
  • Ability to use: Word, Outlook, Excel
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, target driven environment
  • Attention to detail
  • Organisation and admin skills
  • Communication skills:  written and verbal
  • Ability to work individually or part as a team

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Experience of using Proclaim case management system
  • Legal knowledge of compensation claims system
  • Knowledge of the MOJ Portal process
  • Knowledge of LASPO

 

Cavity Wall Insulation Fee Earner

Job Purpose

To deal with claims with the negligent installation of Cavity Wall Insulation from inception through to settlement and/or trial.

To represent clients who have had their property damaged by improper installation of Cavity Wall Insulation in order to obtain compensation effectively on their behalf.

Core Activities

  • Ability to run issued, multi-track matters with minimal supervision.
  • To manage all stages of the litigation process from initial instructions to full litigation at court.
  • To effectively act upon court directions and to prepare matters for trial.
  • Liaising with Insurance Companies and Defendant Solicitors verbally and in writing.
  • Action Tasks on a daily basis.
  • Review files fully and identify next steps and put this in action.
  • Sending out relevant letters to clients, insurance companies, witnesses, etc.
  • Inbound and outbound client contact throughout their claim.
  • Reviewing surveyor’s reports.

Essential Skills/Experience

  • Legal Knowledge of the Construction Pre-Action Protocol.
  • Legal knowledge of the CPR and fast-track litigation process.
  • Ability to use: Word, Outlook, Excel.
  • Experience of working in a fast paced, target driven environment.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Organisation and admin skills.
  • Communication skills:  written and verbal.
  • Ability to work individually or part as a team.

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Experience of using Proclaim case management system.
  • Legal knowledge of compensation claims system.
  • Experience of running Cavity Wall Insulation claims.

 

 

To apply for any of these vacancies please email your CV to:  Nicola.Harrison@amandacunliffesolicitors.co.uk

with a covering letter/email telling us what you as an individual could bring to the business and what makes you an ideal candidate.

What could your claim be worth?