Solicitor/Experienced Paralegal – Credit Hire & Repair – Glasgow

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  • Glasgow
  • Posted 6 days ago

DAC Beachcroft

Job title:

Solicitor/Experienced Paralegal – Credit Hire & Repair – Glasgow

Company

DAC Beachcroft

Job description

This is a great opportunity for an experienced Solicitor/Experienced Paralegal to develop their career.The team deals with claims from Simple Procedure to Ordinary Cause including fraudulent claims. Our team will also deal with liability, indemnity and associated losses including personal injury, credit repair and diminution.What’s in it for you?

  • High levels of flexibility and a great work life balance –
  • A well-rounded remuneration package (which includes private medical insurance, income protection insurance and discounted gym membership, amongst many other benefits)
  • Opportunities for growth and progression including professional funding
  • In person and remote social events
  • Opportunity to get involved in a range of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) activities

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, which aligns closely to our cultural principles (Determined, Clear, Creative and Supportive). If you are excited about this role and being part of our culture, but your past experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!What you will do

  • To provide a timely, professional and high-quality service to clients in the management of litigated vehicle hire and damage cases.
  • Be responsible for a varied caseload of litigated work with an appropriate level of supervision.
  • Act as a point of contact for clients, demonstrating a level of knowledge and skill commensurate with experience.
  • Comply with internal and external service level agreements.
  • To record timely and accurate management information.
  • Meet individual performance measures.
  • Support marketing and business development activity within the team (e.g. attending marketing events, client training, clinics and shadowing days).

Who you are

  • Experience handling litigated motor claims
  • Good interpersonal skills to liaise with customers, clients and colleagues and be a real team player.
  • Analytical skills – The ability to critically look at factual evidence, identify key legal arguments and apply the same.
  • Commercial awareness – The ability to run a case within given fee structures.
  • Resilience – The ability to stand their ground in a telephone negotiation and to receive feedback.
  • Aptitude to learn – The ability to learn new skills and retain knowledge
  • Credit hire experience
  • Demonstrates alignment with the Firm’s Cultural Principles (Clear, Creative, Determined and Supportive).

About DAC BeachcroftWe are a leading international legal business with over 2,900 colleagues and a diverse range of capabilities. We have 11 offices in the UK as well as offices in Dublin, Madrid, Paris, Milan, Rome, Singapore, Argentina Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Miami. We also have associations/alliances with firms in Malaysia, Brazil, Peru, Central America, the USA, Australia and Germany.We are a broad-based commercial firm with a strong heritage in insurance, health and real estate. This is complemented by a fast-growing Business Advisory capability. We represent a wide range of clients, ranging from household names to government departments and NHS bodies. We act for all of the UK’s top-ten insurers, we are market leaders in the provision of strategic, commercial and regulatory advice to providers and commissioners in the health sector, and in real estate we advise all of the UK’s top-12 housebuilders.We have an impressive legal pedigree, with 142 Chambers UK 2021 practice area and individual lawyer rankings. In Legal 500 UK 2021, the firm received a top tier ranking for 37 of its practice areas, and 58 DACB lawyers were singled out in the ‘Leading Individual’ rankings.Our successes have been recognised by the legal industry and the markets in which we operate. These accolades include two top prizes in the ‘Excellence in Business Development’ and ‘Excellence in Technology & Innovation’ categories of the 2020 Law Society Excellence Awards – the highest accolade for law firms in England & Wales. Our health sector team won the ‘Crisis Management Team of the Year’ award at the 2020 British Legal Awards for its support to the NHS at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our Cyber & Data Risk team received the ‘Business Development Innovation Award’ at the 2020 Legal Innovation Awards, as well as ‘Cyber Law Firm of the Year’ at the prestigious Insurance Insider Cyber Rankings Awards, for its market-leading suite of digital tools to help our clients prepare for and respond to cyber and data risk crises.Our vision is to be leading business advisers, recognised for our insight and our outstanding commitment to clients, and for being the place where talented people want to work. For further details on our work and our culture, please visit .What you need to know about applyingAt DAC Beachcroft, we don’t just accept your differences we celebrate them. From bespoke solutions for our clients, to treating you like an individual. Our strength comes from your diverse ideas and bringing the whole you to work. So if you’re good at what you do, come as you are. We welcome direct applications and are happy to talk flexible working.We also want you to be at your very best. Please feel free to let us know of any changes we can make at any point in the recruitment process that will help support your application. If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please make an application and submit your CV. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.Note for Recruitment Agencies – the DAC Beachcroft recruitment team is responsible for managing all current vacancies through direct hiring and referrals wherever possible. We do work with recruitment agencies and where we require external support we will formally release those vacancies to the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List deemed best placed to assist us. Speculative CVs sent by any agency to any DAC Beachcroft employee without a specific request by the recruitment team will not be accepted and with no introduction fee applicable. Our recruitment team can be contacted at

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Location

Glasgow

Job date

Fri, 07 Jun 2024 02:33:39 GMT

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