In House Insurance Litigation

Location
Essex, England / England, London / England, East London, London
Salary
£40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted
14 May 2019
Closes
11 Jun 2019
Ref
69450
Contact
Anusheh Peacock
Contract/hours
Full time

THE COMPANY

The role sits within the legal team of a large housing company.

THE ROLE

Contract role to start ASAP for c 2-3 months.

The position would ideally suit a qualified personal injury lawyer, liability/casualty claims manager or legal executive who is looking for a firm where they can fully utilise and develop their skills.

You will be part of a sector leading team and will help to develop the in-house capabilities.

The successful post holder will be working closely with the in-house liability claims negotiators and be responsible for handling a range of liability claims. Your main responsibilities will include:

* Handling a caseload of Public Liability claims from notification to settlement

* Management of the claims portal for personal injury claims

* Oversee the work of respective claim handling staff

* Providing technical advice and guidance to managers across the business

* To collaboratively work and liaise with internal and external stakeholders to collate all relevant information to inform the position in terms of legal liability.

* Conducting interviews with internal staff where necessary and assisting in the preparation to obtain and draft witness statements.

* Acting as a main point of contact in respect of all legal liability claims

* Undertake trend analysis and lessons learned exercises

* responsibility for a wide range of technical legal liability insurance guidance

* Establishing claim reserves

* Ensuring adherence to agreed procedures and best practice

THE PERSON

To take advantage of this opportunity you need to meet the following criteria:

* Qualified solicitor, paralegal, legal executive or related insurance qualification(s)

* Understanding of legislation and legal liability

* Knowledge of the CPR and litigation processes

* Experience of handling legal liability claims from notification to settlement

* Ability to interpret and apply policy information

* Investigative, evaluative and negotiation skills

* Previous experience handling liability claims

* Case management and diary use

* Excellent customer service skills

* Good communicator both orally and in writing

* Good team working skills

* Results orientated

* Supervisory/people management responsibility

Lipson Lloyd Jones Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.

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