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Solicitor – Motor Injury - Glasgow

Job Introduction

DAC Beachcroft Scotland specialises in insurance litigation and dispute resolution, commercial dispute resolution, private client and commercial law. 

The Glasgow Claims Solutions team are looking to recruit an enthusiastic Solicitor in their Motor Injury team. 

The ideal candidate will have a litigation background. Knowledge and experience of handling personal injury claims is desirable but not essential.

What’s in it for you?
 
  • High levels of flexibility and a great work life balance - https://jobs.dacbeachcroft.com/whats-in-it-for-you/
  • A well-rounded remuneration package (which includes private medical insurance, income protection insurance and discounted gym membership, amongst many other benefits)
  • Opportunities for growth and progression including professional funding
  • In person and remote social events
  • Opportunity to get involved in a range of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) activities

We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, which aligns closely to our cultural principles (Determined, Clear, Creative and Supportive). If you are excited about this role and being part of our culture, but your past experience does not align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles!
 
What you will do
 
  • Reporting to the team partner, you will work in a team dedicated to the defence of claims arising from road traffic accidents.
  • You will have a varied caseload of litigated cases and occasional pre-litigation claims with an appropriate level of supervision.
  • You will provide a timely, professional and high-quality service to clients in the management of the high volume litigated motor cases, in strict adherence to the Service Level agreements.
  • You will act as a point of contact for clients in relation to Scottish claims.
  • You will be responsible for managing all financial aspects of your caseload, including billing, WIP and debt management and accuracy and timeliness of management reporting and information.
  • You will be required to handle confidential information in line with the firm's data security protocols.
  • From time to time you may also require to engage in business development activity on behalf of the Motor team e.g. attending marketing events and client training
  • The role may require supervision of junior fee earners.
 Who you are 

  • 0-2 year PQE Solicitor
  • IT literate with a good working knowledge of Excel and Word.
  • Experience of working within a pressurised and deadline driven environment with the ability to prioritise work effectively.
  • Have an outstanding eye for detail
  • Be a confident communicator and negotiator
  • Have excellent relationship and client handling skills.
  • Have an ability to adopt a commercial perspective rather than an ‘academic’ approach to legal issues
  • Be responsible for managing all financial aspects of your caseload, including billing, WIP and debt management and accuracy and timeliness of management reporting and information.
  • Demonstrates alignment with the Firm’s Cultural Principles (Clear, Creative, Determined and Supportive).

About DAC Beachcroft

We are a leading international legal business with over 2,900 colleagues and a diverse range of capabilities. We have 11 offices in the UK as well as offices in Dublin, Madrid, Paris, Milan, Rome, Singapore, Argentina Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Miami. We also have associations/alliances with firms in Malaysia, Brazil, Peru, Central America, the USA, Australia and Germany. 

We are a broad-based commercial firm with a strong heritage in insurance, health and real estate. This is complemented by a fast-growing Business Advisory capability. We represent a wide range of clients, ranging from household names to government departments and NHS bodies. We act for all of the UK’s top-ten insurers, we are market leaders in the provision of strategic, commercial and regulatory advice to providers and commissioners in the health sector, and in real estate we advise all of the UK’s top-12 housebuilders.

We have an impressive legal pedigree, with 142 Chambers UK 2021 practice area and individual lawyer rankings. In Legal 500 UK 2021, the firm received a top tier ranking for 37 of its practice areas, and 58 DACB lawyers were singled out in the ‘Leading Individual' rankings.

Our successes have been recognised by the legal industry and the markets in which we operate. These accolades include two top prizes in the ‘Excellence in Business Development’ and ‘Excellence in Technology & Innovation’ categories of the 2020 Law Society Excellence Awards – the highest accolade for law firms in England & Wales. Our health sector team won the ‘Crisis Management Team of the Year’ award at the 2020 British Legal Awards for its support to the NHS at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and our Cyber & Data Risk team received the ‘Business Development Innovation Award’ at the 2020 Legal Innovation Awards, as well as ‘Cyber Law Firm of the Year’ at the prestigious Insurance Insider Cyber Rankings Awards, for its market-leading suite of digital tools to help our clients prepare for and respond to cyber and data risk crises.

Our vision is to be leading business advisers, recognised for our insight and our outstanding commitment to clients, and for being the place where talented people want to work. For further details on our work and our culture, please visit www.dacbeachcroft.com.

What you need to know about applying

At DAC Beachcroft, we don’t just accept your differences we celebrate them. From bespoke solutions for our clients, to treating you like an individual. Our strength comes from your diverse ideas and bringing the whole you to work. So if you’re good at what you do, come as you are. We welcome direct applications and are happy to talk flexible working.

We also want you to be at your very best. Please feel free to let us know of any changes we can make at any point in the recruitment process that will help support your application. If this opportunity sounds of interest to you, please make an application and submit your CV. Your application will be dealt with in the strictest of confidence.

Note for Recruitment Agencies – the DAC Beachcroft recruitment team is responsible for managing all current vacancies through direct hiring and referrals wherever possible. We do work with recruitment agencies and where we require external support we will formally release those vacancies to the agencies on our Preferred Supplier List deemed best placed to assist us. Speculative CVs sent by any agency to any DAC Beachcroft employee without a specific request by the recruitment team will not be accepted and with no introduction fee applicable. Our recruitment team can be contacted at csgrecruitment@dacbeachcroft.com

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