Costs Manager, £DOE, Liverpool

We currently have an opportunity at SGI Legal for a Costs Manager who will manage and support our in-house Costs Team, nurturing and developing their skills to drive team performance and efficiency.

The Costs Manager is responsible for supporting the Costs Team in the speedy collection of client damages in addition to ensuring costs are agreed through negotiation with the paying party without delay whilst maximising costs recovery.

Experience/Skills

Previous management experience essential
Up to date knowledge of CPR and current case law regarding both fixed and standard costs
Good technical skills in respect of costs drafting and negotiation
Enforcement experience desirable

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2020 Training Contract, £DOE, Liverpool

Do you have fee earning experience and are looking for a training contract to start in the new year? Or alternatively, are you a graduate and/or Paralegal looking to gain litigation experience in a contentious legal environment ready to apply for a training contract?

We have a tailored program available as well as providing you exposure to high quality work, caseload responsibility and client exposure.

If this is something you are interested in and you want to take your first steps to becoming a qualified lawyer, then please drop your CV and a covering letter to hrhelpdesk@sgilaw.co.uk.

Closing date 1st December 2019

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New Business Vetting Agent, £DOE, Liverpool

We currently have a vacancy available for a New Business Vetting Agent.

The New Business Vetting Agent will take inbound calls from new clients, creating a new claim file by thoroughly and efficiently recording critical MI and delivering high standards of client care.

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RTA Pre Issue Fee Earner, £DOE, Liverpool

An opportunity has become available for an RTA Pre-issue Fee Earner to join our growing RTA team. The successful candidate will manage their own caseload to a high standard with importance placed on client care, service to recommenders and file management. The successful candidate must have an excellent telephone manner and being able to demonstrate excellent negotiation skills is key for this role.

The successful candidate must have experience in dealing with claims that have fallen out of the MOJ portal and dealing with cases to Stage 3. Experience in dealing with liability disputes, allegations of Fraud, Low Velocity Impact (causation), dealing with MIB claims and experience of issuing Part 7 proceedings is also essential.

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Post Issue Fee Earner, £DOE, Liverpool

We are currently looking for an experienced post issue fee earner to join our growing RTA team.

The post issue fee earner will be responsible for running a caseload of post issue files in a commercial and profitable manner in accordance with the firms Litigation Plan. The successful candidate will deal with post issue cases including resolving liability at the earliest possible stage, advising clients on court proceedings and conducting necessary investigation.

Previous experience is a necessity and the successful candidate must have knowledge of PI law and strong litigation and tactical skills. Given the post issue fee earner will also provide supervision of the pre issue fee earners assigned to their team, previous experience of coaching or managing a small team would be advantageous.

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Portal Fee Earner, £DOE, Liverpool

We currently have exciting opportunities to join our RTA Portal team based in Liverpool.

The successful candidate would be responsible for progression of the caseload from the admission of liability up to settlement within the MOJ Portal with importance being placed on client care.

We are looking for candidates with a proven track record of meeting targets, excellent organisational skills and ability to work well under pressure.

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