Location
Southampton
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Motor

About the Role

At HF we do things differently. We recognise the value of our employees and understand that they set us apart from our competitors. So, if you want to experience what life is like as a lawyer at HF, take a look at our Litigation Executive vacancy within our Motor team, within our Whiteley office.

What will you be doing?

You will be not only working independently but as part of a successful Motor team. You will have already completed a law degree/GDL/LPC or equivalent qualifications and have previous file handling experience or have worked in the insurance industry you will be ready to handle your own caseload of defendant litigated small claims, fast track and MOJ files. You must have an interest in progressing a career within insurance law/ the personal injury sector.

You will handle a case load of defendant litigated small claims, OIC, fast track and MOJ files.

You will be confident providing clients with updates and ensure that that their legal affairs are dealt with in a business-like and competent manner to ensure the efficient operation of the firm.

This is what our Partner and Head of Fareham Office, James, says about the role;

“We’ve enjoyed a great year & secured many successes for our valued clients across our Motor & Casualty set at HF throughout 2023. But, we’re not stopping there. We want to continue providing the very best services to our clients and we have some very exciting plans for 2024. To make those plans a reality, we need to bring the very best talent into HF so that we can continue driving forwards at pace.

I’m delighted to be advertising for a Litigation Executive to join our M&C PI team at our offices in Fareham and look forward to welcoming another member to an exciting and fast-paced department.”

What’s in it for you?

This is a real chance for you to shine and start a successful career in law. We have a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees, there are many opportunities for progression for you to have a rewarding and prosperous career at HF. All our training contracts are offered internally and are not met with external competition! You will be eligible to apply for a training contract upon completion of your probation period.

What do I need?

You will need to have completed a law degree, LPC or GDL or have a minimum of  2 years experience in a claim handling role, handling preferably a litigated defendant caseload.

About the company

HF is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal and handling services to the general insurance sector. Established in 1969, the firm currently provides legal services to 12 of the UK’s 20 largest motor insurers in specialist areas such as counter fraud, large & complex injury, motor and casualty services, recoveries, costs and credit hire.

We are not your stereotypical corporate law firm. We offer flexible working and have a relaxed dress code - you can be yourself at work! We offer hybrid working and flexible working hours for all. The successful candidate will be expected to attend the office 3 days a week and have flexibility on this.

We continue to place a firm emphasis on investing in our people and promoting internally, from paying for professional subscriptions to offering learning and development grants for further study, we are always looking to invest and grow our people.

We’re always looking to recognise and reward our people for the work they do. Here are just a few of the benefits you will have access to as part of our team:

· 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays), increasing to 30 days with service

· Private healthcare provision

· Company pension scheme

· Enhanced parental leave

· Cycle to Work scheme

· Life insurance and income protection

· Employee Assistance Programme & Digital GP service

· Season ticket loans

· Flu vouchers

· Bonus scheme

· Perks at work scheme package

Sounds great! What next?

If HF feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you!

If you are ready to apply, the button is below.

As an equal opportunities’ employer, we're passionate about inclusive hiring approaches.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll do our best to support you.

Please note this role is based from our office in Whiteley, on a hybrid basis.

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