Location
Leeds
Vacancy Type
Permanent
Outsourced Solutions

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 Motor  Litigation Executive vacancy within our Outsourced Solutions Department!

We are looking to hear from individuals who are based near to our Manchester (Salford Quays), Liverpool, Leeds, Southampton or London office's. 

What will you be doing?

You will be not only working independently but as part of a successful Outsourced Solutions team. As you will have experience of handling a caseload/ worked in the insurance industry you will be ready to handle your own caseload of delegated Motor files. You will be confident reviewing quantum, valuing general and special damages and finalising case plans, including providing next steps advice. As well as drafting documents such as applications, offers, proposed orders and directions.

You will refer cases for supervision and guidance to ensure the correct procedure and process is following and escalating when appropriate. Effectively run each case ensuring all are dealt with in compliance with Solicitors’ Accounts Rules and Law Society Practice Management Standards.

You will regularly handle telephone negotiations, liaise with third party solicitors and insurers, own insurer clients and lay clients’ whilst recording the outcome of those approaches.

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!

What do I need?

Motor experience is essential to this role. You will need to have completed a law degree, or have a minimum of 12 months experience in a claim handling role, handling preferably a defendant or insurer caseload.

 
This is what our Partner and Head of Outsourced Solutions, David, says about the role;
 
“As a continuously evolving, dynamic team, we proactively seek for our team members to grow and develop their skills both intrinsically within HF and extrinsically with clients to deliver better results. The HF approach is to support and empower teams to  continue to build upon their existing skills, to work independently and take initiative handling their workload. We look forward to welcoming the successful candidate in to our team; adding their knowledge and enthusiasm to our strong core.
  

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 remote and flexible working hours for all.

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!

Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, you will be invited to a virtual interview.

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.

To apply

Please follow the links below.

 


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