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Fraud Solicitor

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Location:Manchester

Salary:£30000 - £40000 per annum

Type:Permanent Role

Benefits:excellent benefits

Sector:Private Practice

Posted:7th October 2019

Vacancy Details

A leading Defendant Insurance legal firm based in Manchester city centre are looking for a Fraud Solicitor to join their counter fraud team.

The Role:

  • You will be handling a mixed EL / PL / Motor fast-track and multi-track caseload within the Counter Fraud Team for a wide range of clients including major insurers, self insureds, local authorities and insurance brokers.
  • You will be dealing with quality work with a range of clients with whom the department have had long term relationships with.
  • This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your skills and career with a friendly and knowledgeable team.


Duties will include :

  • Considering and advising on the position of indemnity and appropriate legislation and case law.
  • Compliance with Court timetable and employing procedural tactics to the benefit of the case.
  • Undertaking advocacy such as case management conferences and application hearings.
  • Providing written reports and updates to clients and adhering to service level agreements
  • Providing advice on potential recovery and enforcement in appropriate cases.
  • Ensuring the confidentiality of all the firm's clients and client documentation and information
  • Achieving agreed levels of billing and time recording.
  • Comply with the Solicitors Accounts Rules and the Rules of the Professional Conduct of Solicitors in accordance with company guidelines.



The Ideal Candidate:

  • You will ideally have 2 years+ PQE as a Solicitor or Legal Executive or have previous experience in this area
  • Experience in handling cross class litigated files and managing own caseload.
  • Previous counter fraud experience, an understanding of insurance litigation practice and processes together with indemnity principles.
  • Proficient use of a case management system, MS Office suite and Outlook email. Experience of time recording and billing systems.


Salary and Benefits:

Salary is competitive depending on experience together with excellent benefits

Please click 'apply'. Don't worry if you don't have an up to date cv. Get in touch with Laura-Kate Davies directly to get the ball rolling.

Any reference to PQE and salary are for guidance only.

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