Fee Earner

My client is currently looking for a diligent, confident, self-motivated and experienced person to fill the role of Fee Earner.

Role Responsibilities

  • Handling a caseload of Claimant HDR (Housing Disrepair)
  • Handling transferred fast track HDR files that are ready to litigate
  • Representing the team in the conduct of client matters in providing legal advice and assistance in a professional matter
  • Completing all necessary investigations into the circumstances of the incident and the value of the client’s claim, carrying out legal research as required
  • Collating and reviewing the evidence to assess prospects of the claim succeeding its merits
  • Negotiating settlement on the best possible terms for the Client ensuring that instructions are followed or taken at the vital points
  • Ensuring that the legal expenses provider is kept updated at all key stages
  • Drafting the necessary documents to issue court proceedings, following court directions, drafting statements and preparing the file for a final court hearing
  • Identifying and appropriately investigating all conflicts, complaints and potential acts of negligence and ensuring they are reported immediately to a team leader or member of the compliance team

Experience Required

  • A minimum of six months experience in a similar role either in-house or within private practice
  • Basic legal background i.e. knowledge of fundamental legal concepts
  • Confidence to manage colleagues’ expectations and ensure delivery by following up on items which have been promised
  • HDR knowledge
  • Writing skills- to be applied in written papers for internal and external release

Additional information

  • Monday – Friday Office based
  • £24,000 – £35,000 + commission
  • Training and progression opportunities
  • Opportunities for funding of LPC courses
  • Training contracts


  • Dress Down Fridays
  • Opportunities for funding of LPC course
  • Attractive bonus scheme
  • Breakfast club on the last working day of the month
  • Medicash
  • Staff performance incentives
Job Title: Fee Earners
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Bootle
Salary: £24000 to £35000

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