SUMMARY OF 'LEGAL REVIEWER' ROLE :
The Legal Reviewer reports to the Legal Review Manager. The job holder will be responsible for setting reserves and strategy on new instructions and dealing with all technical aspects of the file including identifying and resolving any issues e.
g. indemnity, assessing general and special damages, negotiation, and drafting of court documents and brief to Counsel.Key AccountabilitiesKEY ACCOUNTABILITIES OF THE ROLE :
Reviewing, reporting and setting reserves and strategy on new instructions
Organising, prioritising and handling own workload in line with standard operating procedures
Ensure all critical dates, KPI’s and SLA’s are met and adhered to
Effective management of the litigation process
Effective use of the case management system
Deliver quality work to meet audit benchmarking
Drive own personal developmentExperience, Skills and Qualifications
Good knowledge of the Civil Procedure Rules, MOJ and Infant Approval Process.
Experience of valuing general and special damages utilising a variety of tools including JC Guidelines and case law.
Preferably experience of quantum negotiations.
Experience of drafting documents including consent orders, applications and witness statements.
Demonstrate experience of and the ability to :
oWork to set deadlines.
oDeal with calls and enquiries from customers, suppliers and / or the public
oOrganise and prioritise their workload
oWork as part of a team
IT literate : proficient in use of Microsoft Office packages (Excel and Word)
Excellent listening and verbal communication skills
Ability to remain calm under pressure
Ability to take constructive feedback and set personal goals for continuous improvement.