Claims Litigation Executive

Location Tonbridge
Discipline: Legal
Salary: £42000.0
Contact name: Jo Foster

Contact email: jo.foster@clearwaterps.com
Job ref: 6500
Published: 27 days ago

Do you want to work for a company that has a family feel? our client are a dynamic and market-leading company specialising in straightforward and reliable claims solutions who have achieved significant growth through strong relationships with insurer clients, policyholders, and key suppliers, coupled with the effective use of technology.

Position Overview: They are seeking a Claims Litigation Executive to join their team. In this role, you will handle the conduct of litigation for claims arising under Motor and Household policies, ensuring a market-leading litigation service with excellent customer service.

Key Responsibilities of the Claims Litigation Executive:

  • Conduct litigation of claims under Motor and Household policies, primarily Claimant actions.

  • Manage your own case load under supervision.

  • Review documents and advise on liability, quantum, and strategy.

  • Conduct investigations, including document searches.

  • Carry out legal research.

  • Instruct experts and counsel as required, or refer to the Head of Legal as appropriate.

  • Draft pleadings, applications, and statements.

  • Attend court as necessary.

  • Participate in settlement negotiations and Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR).

  • Maintain an effective claims handling and diarising system.

  • Provide excellent customer service.

  • Plan and execute strategic initiatives to agreed timelines.

  • Ensure a relevant level of technical understanding with continuous development and training.

  • Undertake any individual or team tasks in line with company values.

Qualifications and Skills needed for the Claims Litigation Executive:

  • Relevant legal qualifications (useful but not required).

  • At least 1 year’s experience handling litigation, preferably within the insurance sector.

  • Good understanding of Court Procedure Rules and litigation management.

  • Proven capability of claims negotiation.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Accurate with a high level of attention to detail.

  • Tact and assertiveness when dealing with third parties and opponents.

  • Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to take on increased ownership and responsibility when necessary.

  • Ability to work individually and proactively, as well as part of a team.

If you are a motivated and experienced individual with a passion for claims litigation and customer service please apply for the Claims Litigation Executive by applying online attaching your CV.