Litigation Claims Handler
Kent based law firm are looking for a Litigation Claims Handler on damage only files resulting from road traffic accidents for their office in Hayes, Bromley. Job description as follows:
Working for a large motor insurer.
A road traffic accident has occurred, the insurers have repaired their policyholders vehicle and the policyholder is stating that they were not at fault for the accident. The third party/third party insurer has failed to raise payment for the repairs to the policyholders vehicle.
Solicitors are then instructed to issue proceedings against the third party/third party insurer for failure to settle the claim. Duties include
" Assessing liability
" Answering phones
" Drafting letters
" Reviewing evidence such as police reports and witness statements
" Negotiating liability
" Negotiating quantum
" Drafting court documents (applications, reply to defence, statements)
" Reviewing and assessing Part 20 claims
" Liaising with Counsel
" Briefing Counsel
" Negotiating costs
" Complying with a court timetable
Candidate must have experience in dealing with insurance claims. This is a full time, permanent post. Salary £17,000 to £22,000 depending on experience. Apply with CV for vacancy 17882.