Claims Handler / Junior Paralegal

Job Overview

Tamworth, England
Job Type
Full Time
Date Posted
4 days ago

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Job Description

Strata Solicitors have an opportunity for someone talented and committed to join our successful and growing niche law firm, providing quality market-leading, legal, claims, and business services and solutions to the UK’s largest and most prestigious companies.

The Claims Handler / Junior Paralegal will be empowered by our supportive, flexible and quality led culture, our comprehensive training, progression, and professional support programmes will provide you with a real opportunity to build a successful career.

The breadth and scope of opportunities available to you are further enhanced with Strata providing speciality legal services within the multinational outsourced claims handling Group, Gallagher Bassett. Providing global claims solutions in over 75 countries, and being the UK’s largest provider, we need you to help us grow our legal services in both the national and international markets.

This is a unique and exciting opportunity and we look forward to hearing from you.

Reports to:

Claims Manager

Main Purpose of Claims Handler / Junior Paralegal:

Handling your own caseload (within a corporate client specific motor claims handling team) to recover as quickly as possible that client’s uninsured motor losses.

Core Responsibilities of Claims Handler / Junior Paralegal:

  • Opening and then dealing with claims using our bespoke case management system;
  • Conducting initial enquiries;
  • Assessing liability and quantum in accordance with client service level agreements;
  • Sending letters of claim and telephone/correspondence negotiation with third parties and third party insurers to achieve settlement in the quickest possible time;
  • Refer claims for the issuing of court proceedings where required;
  • Ensure full compliance with all office protocols client service level agreements;
  • Achieving on all own handled claims 100% data integrity compliance using our bespoke case

management system;

  • Full compliance with all financial transactions/Solicitors Accounts Rules;
  • Maximise fee earning opportunities without prejudicing client recoveries.

Key Competencies Needed:

  • Enthusiastic positive person with a "can do" approach;
  • Strong communication skills and good telephone manner;
  • Ability to cope under pressure and respond to demands;
  • Adaptable to change;
  • Problem solving approach;
  • Good organisational skills;
  • Self-motivation and good use of initiative;
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Why Strata Solicitors?

Strata Solicitors is a niche law-firm whom provide a high-end quality service with a strong brand and reputation within the corporate market.

We have a number of departments within Strata Solicitors (both legal and insurance based); noting too additional areas within our parent company Gallagher Bassett, both business enabling you to progress your career in whichever direction you desire.

At Strata Solicitors, we are proud of our company values; we value our people as our most important asset. We invest substantially in training and provide long-term career opportunities, to ensure that our employees are equipped with the knowledge and skills to perform at their best.

By joining Strata Solicitors, you are joining an organisation who will present opportunities that not only enable our company to remain an industry leader which continues to grow but also provide employees with realistic opportunities to achieve success and personal growth.

What can Strata Solicitors offer you?

  • Financial support with reference to Qualifications, and Learning and Development Courses
  • 25 Days Annual Leave, Plus Bank Holidays
  • Pension Package
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Season Ticket Loans
  • Gallagher Benefits Choice Portal
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan

Do you feel you meet the criteria for the position of Claims Handler / Junior Paralegal? If so, we encourage you to apply today.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Should you be successful in your application for Claims Handler / Juinior Paralegal, you will be subject to a variety of checks including a basic DBS disclosure and references.


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