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Senior Fee Earner

Date Added: 23/03/2022

Permanent Job

Brand new position has become available with our client who is expanding in their teams, now they are looking for a Senior Fee Earner based in Huddersfield. An Award-winning company who treats their staff impeccably well. Interested, keep reading…


Sector: Personnel
Type: Permanent
Location: Huddersfield
Salary: £25-30,000

Key Responsibilities

Pay- Salary to reflect experience, starting from £28,000

Location – Huddersfield or remote

Hours - Full Time. Permanent

Monday to Friday – Flexible on working, can also work Hybrid and from home.


About the role

The Senior Fee Earner will be responsible for handling a caseload of Non-Portal Fast Track and complex Portal claims, including Portal claims that proceed to litigation.

They will be required to have extensive knowledge of dealing with personal injury claims where liability and/or quantum are disputed. The role will involve dealing with these claims through the pre and post litigation process. Previous litigation experience is necessary.

The Senior Fee Earner will pro-actively manage their caseload whilst providing a high quality and professional level of customer service.



  • Deal with a caseload of Non-Portal Fast Track and complex Portal claims from liability decision to settlement.
  • Accurately value personal injury claims for general and special damages.
  • Competently handle claims through all aspects of the claims process including Part 7 and Part 8 litigation through to Trial.
  • Be able to deal with court applications, witness statements, comply with Court directions, draft instructions to Counsel along with preparing Court Trial bundles.
  • Have a clear understanding of the processing of low value volume personal injury claims both Pre and Post Civil Liability Act.
  • Have a high level of quality and attention to detail.
  • Can identify litigation opportunities
  • Confident negotiator
  • Pro-actively manage a caseload
  • Meet realistic commercial expectations
  • Deliver guidance and support to colleagues within the operation

Key Skills and Experience


  • Competitive starting salary
  • Private healthcare will help you with the cost of visiting your dentist, optician, physiotherapist and other wellbeing costs.
  • Access to interest free travel loans- the interest free loans will help you spread the cost of travel over 12 monthly payments
  • Pension scheme- you’ll be automatically enrolled into the workplace pension scheme
  • Perkbox exclusive discount scheme 
  • Annual leave commences at 22 days plus bank holidays
  • Loyalty reward with additional leave for length of service – up to a maximum of 25 days per annum
  • Birthday leave – an extra paid day off on your birthday each year
  • Staff social club with regular social events through the year
  • Refer a friend

Personal Qualities

Candidate Qualifications & Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience of handling litigated P7/8 personal injury claims is essential
  • Experience of working with Eclipse Proclaim Management Software
  • Previous experience of working within a fast-paced Personal Injury law firm is essential
  • Previous experience and knowledge of the RTA Portal and Protocols
  • Experience of dealing with Fast Track claims
  • The ability to work well under pressure and towards tight deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Highly numerate
  • Ability to work to a high level of accuracy with an eye for detail
  • Good communication and customer service skills
  • The ability to communicate professionally at all levels within the firm
  • Good time keeper
  • A good team player, but also the ability to work on own initiative

This is a fabulous role for someone with the key qualities they are looking for, don’t delay- apply today.

Closing Date

23/04/2022, 12:00


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