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Job Title Litigation Executive - Motor
Job Location Birmingham
Department Casualty
Job Type Litigation Executive
Description

The Role

Department: Volume Claims - Motor

Location: Birmingham

Role: Litigation Executive

The Role

Litigation Executives handle a litigated case load of largely fast-track bodily injury claims. Day to day duties include assessing liability and quantum, drafting court documents and obtaining witness statements, alongside standard file handling duties. There is also the opportunity to assist the Partners with high value complex claims.

Key Responsibilities

Sub-heading

- Managing a caseload of litigated Fast Track RTA claims.

- Drafting of Court documents within the Civil Procedure

- Instructions to Counsel and experts where appropriate

- Assessing liability and quantum and preparing reports/advice

- Making and responding to offers and negotiating settlement of both liability and quantum as and when necessary

- Managing client MI expectations and SLA requirements

Essential Skills & Experience

We are looking for Litigation Executives with experience of handling defendant RTA claims. Excellent communication and strong negotiation skills are essential. In addition, we look for high levels of attention to detail and a customer focused approach.

The Firm

Clyde & Co is a leading global law firm, specialising in the sectors that underpin global trade and commercial activity, namely: insurance, transport, construction, energy, trade and commodities. It is globally integrated, offering a comprehensive range of contentious and non-contentious legal services and commercially-minded legal advice to businesses operating across the world. Clyde & Co is committed to operating in a responsible way. This means progressing towards a diverse and inclusive workforce that reflects the diversity of its communities and clients, using its legal skills to support its communities through pro bono work, volunteering and charitable partnerships, and minimising the impact it has on the environment. The firm has 480 partners, 2400 lawyers, 3200 legal professionals and 5000 people overall in over 60 offices and associated offices worldwide.

Our Values

Our values are the principles that guide the decisions we make, unite us in our endeavours and strengthen our delivery, for our clients and our firm. We:

  • Work as one We are a globally connected team of talented people who act with a firm-first mentality to achieve success
  • Excel with clients We aim high and challenge ourselves to deliver unique excellence for our clients, keeping them at the centre of everything we do
  • Celebrate difference We help each other to be at our best and believe our differences result in greater achievement
  • Act boldly We seek new opportunities, take action and learn as we go, recognising that curiosity drives our development and contributes to growth

Role Competency Requirements

Clyde & Co is committed to providing extensive, personal and professional development opportunities for our people enabling them to be highly effective in their current role as well as assisting them to fulfil their career aspirations.

The competencies are used to inform all aspects of career development. They vary across levels and different business areas and fall under the following areas:

Technical Excellence

Technical legal expertise: the knowledge of the law and ability to apply it

Research: the ability to conduct research effectively and apply it commercially

Managing legal processes: the ability to ensure all legal processes are followed efficiently and effectively

People and Team

Guiding individual performance and development: develops the skills of self and others

Teamwork and collaboration: working cooperatively and effectively with others

Leadership: creating high performing teams

Client Relationships and Business Development

Building business relationships: establishing, maintaining and using relationships to create and develop business opportunities

Commercial thinking: understanding the commercial drivers

Cross-selling and business development

Finance and Practice Management

Finance management and understanding of the business

Project management: ensuring projects are delivered

Knowledge sharing

Personal Effectiveness

Communication

Clarity of thinking

Personal contribution

This is the job description as constituted at present; however the Firm reserves the right to reasonably amend it in accordance with the changing needs of the business.