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At No.1 Solicitors we value and support every member of our organisation. Our exceptional reputation is a direct result of the performance our team delivers day after day. We are committed to providing high quality legal services and in order to achieve this, we seek candidates who share our passion for excellence in client satisfaction and work efficiency.


If you are a talented and committed individual looking to further your career, start a new career or simply looking for a more challenging and rewarding position, we want to hear from you.



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Travel Law Fee Earner/Manager (Holiday Claims)


Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
Department: Personal Injury Department - Travel Litigation
Salary: £30K to £50K + Bonuses
Job ID: 50124

Due to continued success and expansion, we are looking to recruit an experienced Fee Earner to join our Travel department involving dealing with accidents and suffered illness whilst on holiday abroad.

It is expected that the Solicitor/ Legal Executive will undertake fee-earning work to achieve agreed financial targets within our team. The ideal candidate will bring in their wealth of experience and technical know-how on assisting in the development of the Travel department.

Remuneration package will include a profit share derived from the departments profit costs. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Fee Earner to enter into a growing firm.

Requirements:
  • At minimum 12 months experience dealing with Travel Law matters
  • At minimum 12 months experience dealing with Fast Track and Multi-track matters
  • Ability to effectively manage own caseload with a track record of settling files
  • Possess excellent negotiation skills
  • Ability to work with and achieve income targets on a consistent basis
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Ability to manage and lead a team of Fee Earners (desirable but not essential)
  • Ability to assist with the day-to-day running of the practice (desirable but not essential)
  • Good working knowledge of essential computer applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Have an ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work from own Task List via our internal management system
  • Good people skills for teamwork and building relationships with co-workers and clients
  • Good written and spoken communication skills are essential

  • Key Responsibilities:
  • To handle a caseload of fast-track travel cases from beginning to end, focussing on illness claims, with work funded on a CFA and BTE basis
  • Monitoring and report on client retention rates & ensure fast turn around
  • Ensuring cases are settled profitably
  • Undertaking risk-assessments and deal with enquiries where required
  • Maintaining high standards in the processing of client work, both in respect of professional standards and client care
  • Maintaining good professional working relationships with external institutions and organisations
  • Through training and other means, keep fully up to date with relevant legislation and practice
  • Promoting and participate in marketing activities whether on a firm wide, departmental or office basis
  • Ensuring the confidentiality and security of all firm and client documentation and information
  • Possess strong knowledge and experience of Travel and Holiday Law, including procedural and practical skills desirable but not essential


  • Holiday Illness Claims Fee Earner (Training Contract Opportunity)


    Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
    Department: Personal Injury Department - Travel Litigation
    Salary: £16K to £25K + Bonuses
    Job ID: 50125

    We are looking to recruit a Fee Earner to join our Personal Injury department in dealing with a caseload of holiday sickness claims.

    *Training Contract will be issued to the ideal candidate within 12 to 18 months of a satisfactory performance.

    Remuneration package will include a profit share derived from the departments profit costs.

    The ideal candidate will bring in their wealth of experience and technical know-how to assist in the development of a growing department focused on dealing with Holiday Claims. This is a great opportunity for an experienced Fee Earner to enter into a growing firm and have day to day contact with senior management in a growing department. The experienced candidate will, in addition to developing and assisting in managing the department, be provided a caseload to conduct.

    Requirements:
  • At minimum 3 - 6 months experience dealing with Holiday Illness matters
  • At minimum 3 – 6 months experience dealing with Fast Track and Multi-track matters (desirable but not essential)
  • Ability to effectively manage own caseload with a track record of settling files (desirable but not essential)
  • Possess excellent negotiation skills (desirable but not essential)
  • Ability to work with and achieve income targets on a consistent basis
  • Ability to work to strict deadlines
  • Ability to manage and lead a team of Fee Earners (desirable but not essential)
  • Ability to assist with the day-to-day running of the practice (desirable but not essential)
  • Good working knowledge of essential computer applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Have an ability to plan and prioritise own workload
  • Ability to work from own Task List via our internal management system
  • Good people skills for teamwork and building relationships with co-workers and clients
  • Good written and spoken communication skills are essential

  • Key Responsibilities:
  • To handle a caseload of travel cases from beginning to end, focussing on illness claims, with work funded on a CFA and BTE basis
  • Ensuring cases are settled profitably
  • Undertaking risk-assessments and deal with enquiries where required
  • Maintaining high standards in the processing of client work, both in respect of professional standards and client care
  • Maintaining good professional working relationships with external institutions and organisations
  • Promoting and participate in marketing activities whether on a firm wide, departmental or office basis
  • Ensuring the confidentiality and security of all firm and client documentation and information
  • Possess good knowledge and experience of Travel and Holiday Law, including procedural and practical skills desirable but not essential


  • RTA Fee Earner (Pre-litigation)


    Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
    Department: Personal Injury
    Salary: £16K to £18K
    Job ID: 50121

    We are looking to recruit a motivated Fee Earner to join our expanding Personal Injury department. The ideal candidate will be expected to manage a caseload of around 100 - 160 RTA files. The succesfull candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with the senior partner on pre-litigated, litigated and complex matters.

    Requirements:
  • At least 12 months experience handling a caseload of RTA Fast Track claims
  • Ability to manage a caseload of Multi Track claims (desirable but not essential)
  • To have worked with Targets
  • Ability to independently manage a caseload and settle files
  • To have worked with Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Have an ability to plan and prioritise your workload
  • Working from your own Task List via our internal outlook management system
  • Good people skills for teamwork and building relationships with co-workers and clients
  • Good written and spoken communication skills

  • RTA Fee Earner (Litigation)


    Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
    Department: Personal Injury
    Salary: £18 to £25K
    Job ID: 50122

    We are looking to recruit a motivated Fee Earner to join our expanding Personal Injury department. The ideal candidate will be expected to manage a caseload of around 100 - 160 RTA files. The succesfull candidate will have the opportunity to work closely with the senior partner on pre-litigated, litigated and complex matters.

    Requirements:
  • At least 12 months experience handling a caseload of RTA Fast Track claims
  • At least 12 months experience handling litigation RTA claims
  • Ability to manage a caseload of Multi Track claims (desirable but not essential)
  • Ability to manage a team
  • To have worked with Targets
  • Ability to independently manage a caseload and settle files
  • To have worked with Microsoft Excel, Word & Outlook
  • Have an ability to plan and prioritise your workload
  • Working from your own Task List via our internal outlook management system
  • Good people skills for teamwork and building relationships with co-workers and clients
  • Good written and spoken communication skills

  • Legal Administrator


    Location: Oldham, Greater Manchester
    Department: All Departments
    Salary: £14K to £18K
    Job ID: 50123

    We are looking to recruit a talented administrator to join our busy and expanding client team department. We are keen to hear from motivated and enthusiastic candidates with a background in legal or non-legal industries. This role involves a combination of every day admin duties as well as more challenging and demanding tasks that are assigned on an ad hoc basis. Experience in the legal industry is preferred but not essential as full training is provided.

    Key Responsibilities:
  • Supporting a team of fee earners with general day to day administrative tasks such as electronic and physical filing of documents, printing, copying, scanning, and preparing mail for dispatch
  • Processing incoming and outgoing post
  • Dealing with inbound and outbound calls in a friendly and professional manner in keeping with the firm's standards of client care
  • Greeting walk-in clients and dealing with their queries in a friendly and professional manner in keeping with the firm's standards of client care
  • Drafting correspondence and legal documents with a keen eye on detail
  • Conducting daily accounts administration such as data entry and balancing spreadsheets, accurate filing of transaction records, banking cheques at the local branch and issuing cheques to clients
  • Scheduling appointments and meetings by liaising with solicitors, fee earners, clients, suppliers and other third party organisations
  • Adhering to strict policies and procedures in place to protect confidential data of our clients and the firm
  • Monitoring, communicating and working to tight deadlines and targets
  • Assisting with the management of liabilities by way of updating electronic records and chasing outstanding costs


  • Requirements:
  • Ability to cope with tight deadlines and targets
  • Ability and a willingness to learn and develop new skills
  • Ability to work independently and also as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment without compromising quality
  • IT literate and highly proficient in the use of Microsoft office applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills is essential
  • Great attention to detail and an ability to spot errors is essential
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Highly flexible and able to adapt to change in demand


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