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RTA team leader

  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: Up to £50,000 per year
  • Job Type:Permanent

Posted 27 days ago

  • Sector: Front-Line Talent
  • Contact: Mandy Bancroft
  • Contact Email: mbancroft@merje.com
  • Contact Phone: 0161 883 2768
  • Expiry Date: 25 April 2024
  • Job Ref: MB/11570

This company is a leading law firm in the UK, specializing in Personal Injury and Clinical Negligence claims. They are currently seeking an experienced RTA Team Leader to join their Road Traffic Accidents department.

Responsibilities:
- Manage a caseload while supervising 3-5 junior fee earners in the department.
- Handle cases from cradle to grave, dealing with all stages from portal to trial.
- Be an experienced RTA Litigator (4 years plus) who knows the entire process.
- Deal with majority fast track cases, but also handle multi-track work from high-quality non-CMC sources.
- Lead the team from the front and be a pragmatic and tenacious individual with a keen eye for detail.

Requirements:
- Proven billing track record of handling a litigated caseload from cradle to grave.
- Genuine tenacity and confidence in dealing with and using the CPR to win.
- Excellent client care ability, with a passion for achieving the best possible outcome for clients.
- People management skills, able to offer strong supervision to juniors.
- Demonstrable experience of dealing with litigated files from inception, through applications and challenges, to trial/disposal hearing.
- Knowledge of Proclaim case management system.

Salary, Hours & Benefits:
- Basic salary up to £40k, with a very generous commission scheme, paid monthly in arrears.
- Standard working hours are 8:30am to 5:30pm Monday-Thursday and 8:30am to 5pm Friday.
- Alternative working from home pattern staff after probation.
- 23 days holiday a year, rising to 26 days (3 days reserved for Christmas closure of the office).
- 3 holiday buybacks per year after 1 year of service.
- Extra day’s holiday for your birthday after 2 years’ service.
- Private medical insurance available after 2 years’ service.
- Death in Service – 2 x salary.
- Active social committee with generous departmental and firm-wide social budget.
- Active training culture and various groups and events such as Diversity & Inclusion.
- Netball/Football team, 10km Manchester team and more.
- Enhanced Maternity Leave payment if you have over 1 year tenure.
- Other benefits including Employee Assistance Programme, free fruit & annual flu jab.

If you are an experienced RTA Litigator with a proven billing track record and people management skills, then this is the opportunity for you. Apply now to become the RTA Team Leader for this company and join their award-winning law firm.

 

Please note, should feedback not be received within 28 days due to the large volume of applications, unfortunately, your application has been unsuccessful. However, we may be in touch with similar relevant opportunities.

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