Litigation Legal Executive

Job Description

Litigation Legal Executive x 2

Limerick Based Firm

One year FTC


Summary of Job:                    

To perform the duties of a Legal Executive within a Plaintiff Litigation Department primarily involving Motor Damage and Personal Injury claims. To assist in the discharge of functions of the section under the direction of the responsible Partner.


Principal / Regular Duties and Responsibilities

  • Act as main contact person on behalf of the relevant Partner in relation to the formal process and activities, to answer queries as required and accurately relay information internally, to external bodies and the client as per the defined process.
  • Support the solicitor(s) in the various areas which fall under his/her remit.  Prioritise work accordingly. 
  • Respond, on own initiative, to general queries and requests for information/assistance.  Deal with queries from senior personnel in company and externally as required.
  • Conduct own typing, scanning, filing and telephone contact work.
  • Open new files.
  • Prepare Injuries Board Applications and associated documents.
  • Creating and editing legal documents and templates.
  • Engross Pleadings.
  • Prepare files for court – Briefs/Witnesses etc.
  • Assist with taking instructions from new clients.
  • Negotiate with insurance companies on material (motor) damage claims.
  • Liaise with Insurance Companies, Garages, Motor Assessors and Clients in relation to material damage claims.
  • Conduct Archiving.
  • Manage Accounts Ledger
  • To undertake other appropriate duties assigned by the relevant solicitor or his/her nominee


Qualifications/Experience and Skills

  • Diploma in Legal Studies an advantage.
  • Membership of the IILEX an advantage.
  • Previous experience of a similar nature, preferably including motor claims, within a Plaintiff Litigation Department.
  • Excellent knowledge of legal procedures and processes including court proceedings and enforcements of such judgements.
  • Ability to work on own initiative, unsupervised, in a busy environment.
  • Proven organisational and administrative ability as well as excellent communication skills.
  • A positive attitude, a proactive approach to work and a willingness to learn.
  • A high degree of attention to detail.
  • Proficient in I.T skills








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