Personal Injury Fee Earner job in Bolton at Nabi Solicitors

Personal Injury Fee Earner

Company: Nabi Solicitors

Location: Bolton UK

Date Posted:Jul 26, 2017

Job Purpose:Protects the rights of plaintiffs or defendants in personal injury cases by representing plaintiffs or defending defendants in cases dealing with matters, such as, animal bites, assault and battery, aviation accidents, defamation and privacy, motor vehicle accidents, premises liability, property damage, railroad accidents, slip and fall, and wrongful death.Duties: * Obtains and retains clients by following-up on referrals; understanding case information and personal injury allegations; determining whether the actions of defendants or the failure of defendants to act rise to a level that entitle the plaintiff to recovery; presenting legal options; explaining risks of trial and ramifications of outcomes; maintaining rapport. * Provides legal advice on personal injury issues by conducting legal research; keeping clients abreast of case developments; analysing plaintiff's and defendant's positions; providing explanations of personal injury law concepts and actions. * Develops personal injury case defence by supervising paralegals; reviewing investigative findings, police reports, medical reports, medical examiner's reports; reports of various national and local agencies; consulting with experts; completing discovery process. * Completes personal injury case preparation by preparing legal briefs; developing strategies, arguments, and testimony. * Maintains personal injury case progress by following and enforcing productivity and quality standards; resolving operational problems; identifying work process improvements. * Resolves personal injury cases by settling, mediating, arbitrating, and prosecuting or defending defendants at trial; planning, organising, and presenting arguments and counter-arguments; engaging expert witnesses; preparing and presenting evidence; preparing and interrogating witnesses; presenting closing arguments to jury. * Maintains cost standards by monitoring expenses; recommending cost-saving opportunities. * Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes. * Updates personal injury job knowledge by tracking case law and the development of legal theories; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organisations. * Accomplishes law firm goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.Skills/Qualifications:Litigation, Client Confidentiality, Informing, Negotiating, Verbal Communication, Presentation Skills, Resolving Conflict, Proactive, Results Driven, Adjudication, Administrative Writing Skills View full job description
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