Litigation Handler

  • Up to £36000.00 per annum
  • Full Time
  • Liverpool
  • Legal
  • 19/06/2024
  • Office Support
  • BBBH7938
  • Litigation Handler
  • Permanent
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At Adaptable Recruitment we have a fantastic opportunity for multiple Litigation Handler's to join a longstanding well established Insurance company in the Liverpool area were you would be part of a supportive team with a great culture.

Package: £30,000 to £36,000 DOE - Plus Excellent Quarterly Bonus
Holidays: 23 days + bank holidays - increasing each year
Location: Liverpool - Hybrid Working Available

Main Responsibilities to include:

  • We are seeking a highly-motivated, persuasive professional with effective communication skills to join our successful and established Recoveries Team as a Litigation Handler.
  • Reporting to the Recoveries Lead, you will be responsible for proactively managing a portfolio of cases suitable for recovery by litigation through to settlement. You will be the key link between Panel Lawyers and the business.

What you will be doing:

  • Triage incoming cases for litigation, only instructing Lawyers on value added cases.
  • Its essential you have liability prospect risk assessment skills
  • Proactively managing a portfolio of litigated cases and cases suitable for recovery by litigation through to settlement.
  • Operate with a progressive approach to take individual claims strategies and the business forward.
  • Key link between Panel Lawyers and the business.
  • Ensure indemnity spend is minimized by commercial decision making.
  • Maximise recovery potential and achievement through applying a tactical approach to the portfolio.
  • Application of accurate reserves in line with company guidelines.
  • Apply strategic knowledge weighed against commercial decision making to either instruct Lawyers, deal in house or attempt settlement.
  • Manage a portfolio of litigated cases via virtual lawyer systems and prior to procedural junctures agreed by each business strategy.
  • Prompt and thorough indemnity, liability, recoverability and fraud investigations on all matters
  • Effective use of schedules to minimise hire duration and indemnity spend.
  • Assist with Ad-hoc tasks as the business needs dictate.

The ideal Candidate:-

  • Persuasive, strong and confident communicator with the ability to manage portfolios.
  • Strong practical knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules.
  • Ability to use own initiative to explore all options to achieve the best outcome for the business.
  • A motivated self-starter with the ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

Benefits to include:-

  • Full training provided and continuous coaching in-house you will be given full in-depth FCA regulated industry knowledge and have all the tools necessary to help you personally grow your career with the business
  • Additional Buy & Sell Holidays
  • Company Sick Pay Scheme
  • Company Paid Maternity & Paternity Leave
  • Generous Company Pension Scheme
  • A comprehensive Mental Health support system via the health assured Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • A wide network of mental health first aiders.
  • Our very own reward and discount platform "Your tomorrow"
  • Fresh fruit Deliveries twice a week
  • £250 Refer a friend bonus
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Free eye test vouchers and a contribution towards the frames
  • Regular Employment Engagement including ongoing competitions with fantastic prizes
  • Charity fundraising events

All roles are subject to DBS and Financial checks, any offer made will be conditional until checks are completed to a satisfactory standard.

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