Ashtons Legal is a growing firm in the East of England with a focus on providing excellent legal advice to a diverse range of individuals, institutions and executives across our region and beyond.
You will find no silo working here, just a friendly and supportive team of professionals working together to make sure our clients get the best advice possible. Our firm has a flexible reward and benefits structure and a culture of openness with an innovative leadership looking to the future.
Role of team
The team deals with Uninsured Loss Recovery which is carried out under a Legal Expenses Policy. This involves dealing with losses incurred following non-fault road traffic accidents, instructions for which are provided from 3 major insurance companies.
We are looking for an Apprentice Accident Executive who will develop their skills to deal with all aspects of a full case-load in a professional, competent and confidential manner.
The role involves recovering any uninsured losses incurred, but also negotiating liability in line with basic principles of the law of negligence. The role holder will have their own case load of files, building up slowly to around 500 in time, and will be responsible for progressing these files through letter writing and/or telephone calls to various parties (e.g. insurance companies, clients, third parties and witnesses). The study of evidence and drafting of documents is required.
Skills and Attributes
- 3 A levels or equivalent
- Good organisational skills
- Time management skills
- Keyboard skills / accurate data entry
- Strong team playing skills
- Honesty and integrity
- Excellent attention to detail
- Methodical approach
- Courteous and efficient telephone manner
- Well developed communication and inter-personal skills
- Ability to display empathy to clients
Simultaneously, you will be studying as an Apprentice.
Special Duties: To be defined as appropriate
Hours: Monday to Friday 0900 – 1700 one hour lunch break
Ashtons Legal is an equal opportunities employer and we welcome applications from all communities and backgrounds.
Work Location: Multiple Locations
The closing date for this job offer is on 20/10/2021
This job is located in ipswich, Suffolk
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