Personal Injury Fee Earner - Stage 2 Executive - Sheffield


Are you an expert Claims Handler?

Hungry to work on high profile cases?

Then look no further: Thompsons Solicitors has just the opportunity for you.

We are the most experienced trade union, employment rights and claimant personal injury law firm in the UK. Established since 1921, we have been able to build a diverse team of professionals who take immense pride in providing high quality legal services to the victims of injury and are passionate about protecting the rights of working people. Want to join us?

We are currently looking for a talented Claims Handler to join us in our Sheffield office to run a caseload of personal injury cases.  You will be a team player with the ability develop and maintain excellent client relationships and will be keen to engage in marketing and business development opportunities.


The role:

Working as part of our successful National Fast Track Centre based in Sheffield, the role of a Stage 2 Executive involves progressing PI cases. This includes evaluating and making informed decisions on all aspects of the case such as negotiating settlements, considering medical evidence, assessing quantum and advising the client, submitting final settlement packs, ensuring as many cases as possible exit the MoJ Portal whilst adhering to the firms procedures and passing cases to the Stage 3 process swiftly and promptly. The option of part-time working is also available for this role.

In return, you will have the opportunity to advance your career by working on a diverse portfolio of cases, which will include highly-prestigious and interesting cases. You will also receive invaluable training from leading lawyers in the Personal Injury field, offering unrivalled professional growth and development.  You will find a collaborative and friendly working environment and an excellent work/life balance.


Key Requirements: 

  • You will have previous experience of assessing quantum on cases
  • You will have claims handling experience
  • Someone who is self-sufficient and thrives in a busy working environment
  • Excellent communication and client care skills, demonstrating an ability to empathise with vulnerable clients is essential
  • Empathy with the Labour Trade movement is desirable


What We Offer

  • Competitive salary
  • Extensive benefits package which includes contributory pension scheme, permanent health insurance, life assurance
  • 27 days annual leave (in addition to bank holidays)
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Annual travel and parking loans
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Financial assistance for professional development


Further Information

For a full job description and application form please visit our website


Thompsons believes in equality and is an Equal Opportunities employer promoting diversity within the workplace.


No agencies please.

posted 17 January 2018




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