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RTA Litigator

Location: Blackburn

The Role

 

We are looking for a specialist Senior Lawyer to join our RTA Department.  This will provide a platform for you to showcase your exceptional client care and communication skills, sound judgment, confident decision making and significant legal knowledge and expertise.

 

You will have a natural ability to provide legal services with a personal touch, demonstrating your care, understanding and sensitivity to clients who may have suffered negligence.

 

The successful candidate will run a caseload of mixed value cases and will be able to deal with all aspects of running these cases from initial assessment on vetting to trial and will have responsibility of a revenue target. 

 

Pre Litigation

  • vetting new clients and assessing merits of the case
  • excellent communication skills
  • knowledge of GDPR and its consequences
  • using the MOJ Portal to submit a claim and then utilising the Portal through stage 1, stage 2 and stage 3 and accompanying court documents knowledge preferable but not conditional
  • drafting allegations and being aware of particulars of negligence
  • reviewing medical records and establishing causation
  • instructing medical experts appropriately
  • reviewing medical reports
  • valuing claims using JC Guidelines and case law
  • drafting schedules of special damages and calculating loss of earnings etc
  • drafting part 36 offers and having awareness of consequences of part 36 offers
  • reviewing Defendant's denial documentation and preparing arguments in support of your case
  • drafting responses to denials

 

Litigation

  • drafting pleadings on a wide range of RTA matters
  • reviewing Defences
  • complying with directions
  • assessing litigation risks
  • dealing with fast track and multi track matters
  • conducting CCMCs/ advocacy skills
  • communicating with counsel regularly
  • drafting applications/statements in support of applications or opposing Defendant applications
  • drafting a wide range of court documents
  • liaising with ATE providers and providing updates

 

 

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