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Associate - Insurance Services

Location:
Liverpool
Company:
DWF

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Associate

Liverpool

Competitive Salary + Great Benefits

DWF Law LLP‘s fast paced and busy team is looking for a talented Associate to join the team in Liverpool handling Credit Hire cases.

As a Associate you will have responsibility for and progress a Motor Insurance (defendant) Credit Hire litigated defendant caseload to an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients, ensuring high levels of service delivery, both internally and externally, whilst maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement. At this level of role, you will possess a higher level of technical knowledge, competence and experience to run a more complex, higher value Credit Hire caseload efficiently. You will be seen as subject matter expert in your field who leads by best practice and assists in bringing on others within the team.

Are you an ambitious PQE qualified Associate Solicitor/Lawyer with experience of:

  • Action all cases in line with practice group/client service standards and protocols
  • Use of the Case Management system and / or use of standard documentation wherever appropriate to maximise cost efficiency
  • Proactively manage both internal and client MI and achievement of budgeted sales revenue, aligned to personal target or team target (as applicable)
  • Manage specialist caseload involving complex litigation, indemnity disputes or severe injury claims – level of authority to be decided
  • Proactively settle/assist in the settlement of cases to the satisfaction of the client whilst further developing legal technical knowledge.
  • Assist Line Manager/Associate with L & D needs across Liverpool Motor
  • Analyse risk and develop sound judgement to justify decisions in the management of cases

If you want to build an exciting future with one of Europe's most innovative legal businesses, apply now as we're interested in hearing from you!

We are keen to hear from candidates who share our values of teamwork and client focus. A similar background in a legal business environment is essential with:

  • Previous experience of running a more complex Motor Insurance Credit Hire Litigated Caseload with a proven track record of success both from a financial results and client service perspective.
  • The ability to prioritise and manage multiple tasks
  • Excellent attention to detail to be able to carefully analyse files and data
  • Business acumen and an understanding of the clients' needs
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the importance and use of Management Information.
  • The ability to build effective professional relationships both with external clients and internal colleagues.
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • High level of financial awareness
  • Previous exposure to some coaching and development of junior team members.

We're offering you the opportunity to join a dynamic and fast paced team and gain access to top level industry training. DWF have a unique approach to providing legal services and work with market leaders and the best in the industry, all whilst providing a supportive work environment where you will work collaboratively towards a shared vision.

We want you to feel valued and rewarded by your time at DWF. We understand the importance of offering you a reward package that goes beyond simply salary. That’s why, when you join DWF, you’ll be given a choice. You can pick from a range of benefits, allowing you to build a package that suits your needs and lifestyle, as well as those of your family. In addition to our standard benefits (medical insurance, life insurance, pension and 25 days annual leave), we offer flexible benefits which include season ticket loans, gym memberships, health assessments, cycle to work, retail vouchers and dining cards. We are also happy to discuss flexible working patterns.

About DWF

DWF is a global legal business, transforming legal services through our people for our clients. We have over 27 key locations and over 3,100 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations and in March 2019, we became the first Main Market Premium Listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

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