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Solicitor - Legal Advisory

Location: Liverpool
Company: DWF
Contract type: Permanent
Hours: Full time
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DWF LLP is seeking to recruit a Solicitor or Senior Paralegal to join their Insurance Fraud team in Liverpool.

Are you a qualified Solicitor (0-2 years post qualification experience) or a Senior Paralegal with experience of handling insurance litigation files within a defendant or claimant environment? We will also consider you if you have experience of handling defendant RTA files who have a real desire to move into the fraud arena, and an already sound knowledge of this area of work. You don't even need to have Fraud experience so apply today as this role will not be available for long!

You will have a positive attitude, attention to detail, the ability to handle a busy caseload and a team player. You will also have the ability to operate in a commercial environment.

The Fraud team at DWF handle a variety of work, including low velocity impact, phantom passenger, staged accidents and fraud ring work. If you have experience within these areas we want you to apply!

We're offering you the opportunity to join a dynamic and fast paced team .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 working environment where you will work collaboratively towards a shared vision. You will join our Insurance Team and help to provide the highest support to our insurer clients.

What will I be doing?

You will demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and the ability to deliver results within required time frames in order to provide the highest service level to external clients whilst demonstrating and communicating a clear understanding of business needs/changes to internal clients.

This role offers you the opportunity to:-

  • Achieve time recording targets split between chargeable and investment time in any one financial year;
  • Achieve individual financial targets in line with sales plan;
  • Understand client requirements and manage cases in line with service level agreements and best practice;
  • Analyse risk and further develop sound judgement enabling the justification of decisions to clients internally and externally;
  • Prioritise work effectively and to maximise efficiency in working practices;
  • Understand individual role in the context of the practice group and pro-actively seek to contribute to increased efficiency in developing a case load appropriate to level of technical, legal knowledge;
  • Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks and create a solid understanding of the Firm’s direction and client needs;
  • Develop increased levels of technical and commercial knowledge via training or supervised working practices.

Are you a dynamic and passionate individual with litigation experience gained within a busy and fast paced environment?

Then we would love to hear from you!!

Benefits package and flexible working:

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, a buy as you earn share scheme. You will also have access to additional wellbeing programs such as an online GP and an Employee Assistance Programme.

We welcome applications from people looking for a flexible or [partly] agile role. We are happy to explore your preferred working patterns as part of your application.

About DWF

DWF is a global legal business, providing integrated legal and business services to clients across multiple markets. In March 2019, we became the first Main Market premium listed legal business on the London Stock Exchange. We have over 31 key locations and over 4,000 people delivering services and solutions that go beyond expectations. By seamlessly combining any number of legal and business services we deliver bespoke solutions to our clients with greater efficiency, price certainty and transparency. Join us on our shared journey to redefine legal services and you'll find a professional life that stretches and redefines you too. 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.

Supporting your application

Our recruitment process will comprise of interviews and, at times, a written exercise, an assessment day and/or a presentation. We want to make sure we do all we can to make this a positive experience for you. Please click the following link (https://www.cleartalents.com/apply/allroles/) which will take you through a simple process to identify any adjustments or additional support we can provide beforehand or on the day.

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