Solicitor

Organisation
Winn Solicitors Scotland LLP
Reference
VAC-24028
Contract Type
Full-Time
Practice Area
Mixed Seats
Location
Edinburgh
Salary
£46,000 - £50,000
PQE
0-2 yrs, 3 -4 yrs
Winn Solicitors (Scotland) LLP are looking for a Solicitor to join their team - Apply now!

Job Description

Job Title: Solicitor

Location: Edinburgh

Salary: £46,000 - £50,000

Hours: 35 hours per week (Full-time)

Permanent contract
 

Winn Solicitors (Scotland) LLP offers a specialist accident claims service, focusing on all elements of the claims process to help our clients deal with the fall-out of a non-fault accident.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Solicitor with 2-4 years PQE to join the firm’s busy team. The successful candidate will manage a varied caseload including RTA, EL and PL cases, ensuring the best possible recovery is made in relation to the heads of claim and that the appropriate policies and procedures are followed.

This position is full-time (35 hours per week) with a successful firm offering attractive benefits and genuine career progression opportunities.

 

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Deliver a level of Client Care in accordance with service level agreements
  • Follow Company policies, procedures and processes
  • Maximise income per case through recovery of damages to include hire, repairs, recovery and storage
  • Prepare and conduct the case thoroughly ensuring the ingathering of all requisite evidence
  • Report issues, problems and compliance breaches in a timely manner to the appropriate level of management
  • Ensure compliance with Information Security Policies including data confidentiality and the operational security of the Information Systems used
  • To ensure you uphold the Core Values of the Winn Group
  • Any ad hoc or additional duties as deemed fit and appropriate by the Management Team for this post and the associated level of responsibility attached to it.

 

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive base salary (Discretionary bonus subject to performance)
  • Annual salary review *subject to performance (where applicable)
  • 25 days holiday, plus bank holidays, and an additional birthday holiday
  • Three-day bonus holiday for full attendance
  • Option to buy & sell up to 5 holidays per year (subject to eligibility) 
  • Additional holidays for long service
  • Training, development, and career progression opportunities
  • Fully funded recognised training and qualifications
  • Bike to work Scheme
  • Pension scheme contribution
  • Company social events
  • Employee Assistance Confidential Helpline
  • Death in service insurance (3x salary)
  • Staff referral bonus scheme
  • Annual flu jab and eyecare scheme

 

Person Specification

  • Must be admitted in Scotland and be circa 2 to 4 years PQE
  • Understanding of credit hire would be desirable
  • Court litigation experience including an understanding of Court of Session and Sheriff Court Procedures
  • In-depth drafting experience
  • Conduct hearings in the Sheriff Courts
  • Ability to deal with difficult clients, communicate effectively, and where appropriate give legal advice in relation to their claim
  • Ability to work towards shared goals and objectives
  • Commercially aware
  • Experience in demonstrating effective teamworking within a commercial environment
  • Cooperative and flexible approach;
  • Ability to identify where problems may arise and adopt a solution-focused approach
  • Demonstrate effective communication and good
  • interpersonal skills
  • IT literate
  • Commitment to own personal development

 

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