Litigation Executive (Paralegal) – Catastrophic & Complex Injury


    Horwich Farrelly

    e are currently recruiting for a Litigation Executive to work within the Catastrophic and Complex Injury department in our London office.

    Working directly with one of the Partners is a great opportunity for someone to progress their career at Horwich Farrelly. The role will include working in various areas of insurance law including Motor, Public Liability and Employers Liability in claims involving large loss with high value.

    What will you be doing?

    You will be not only be trusted to work by your own guidance but as part of our successful Complex and catastrophic injury team. As you will have already completed a law degree/GDL/LPC or equivalent qualifications and have previous file handling experience/ worked in the insurance industry you will be ready to assist and handle a caseload of defendant files.

    Your main role will be to assist one of the Partners however you will also be working as part of small team of experienced professionals in an engaging and driven environment. This will be a challenging yet rewarding role as not only do we promote strong relationships and results for our clients we also promote strong working relationships within the team.

    Here’s what our Hiring Manager, David says about the role;

    “We are continuing to grow and expand into new areas, so there will be future opportunities available for the right person. In this role you will have exposure to both Clients and Senior Stakeholders at HF. You will be able to indulge and learn all manner of technical legal skills on a varied diet, whilst also helping me develop our Client offering with our HF initiatives. Personally, I would have loved this sort of opportunity when I was starting out in my career. It’s a great team to be in with lots of variety “

    What do I need?

    You will need to have completed a law degree, LPC or GDL and have a minimum of 12 months experience in a claim handling role, handling preferably a litigated defendant caseload.

    What’s in it for you?

    This is a real chance for you to shine within your successful career at Horwich Farrely. We have a strong reputation for developing and nurturing employees, there are many opportunities for progression for you to have a rewarding and prosperous career. You will be given exposure to large catastrophic PI claims up to the value of £250,000.

    We are not your stereotypical corporate law firm. We offer flexible working and have a relaxed dress code, you can be yourself at work. We offer hybrid working and flexible working hours for all.

    We continue to place a firm emphasis on investing in our people and promoting internally, from paying for professional subscriptions to offering learning and development opportunities for further study, we are always looking to invest and grow our people.

    We’re always looking to recognise and reward our people for the work they do. Here are just a few of the benefits you’ll have access to, as part of our team:

    • 25 days’ annual leave (in addition to public holidays), increasing to 30 days with service
    • Private healthcare provision
    • Company pension scheme
    • Enhanced parental leave
    • Cycle to Work scheme
    • Life insurance and income protection
    • Employee Assistance Programme & Digital GP service
    • Season ticket loans
    • Professional subscriptions paid and development grants
    • Flu vouchers
    • Bonus scheme
    • Perks at work scheme package

    About the company

    Horwich Farrelly is one of the UK’s leading providers of legal and handling services to the general insurance sector. Established in 1969, the firm currently provides legal services to 12 of the UK’s 20 largest motor insurers in specialist areas such as counter fraud, large & complex injury, motor, casualty, aviation, recoveries, costs and credit hire. Horwich Farrelly has recently expanded into the provision of commercial legal services and litigation, providing solutions to a wide range of corporate and SME clients.

    Sounds great! What next?

    If you are ready to apply, the button is below.

    If HF feels like a place where you can belong, we’d love to learn more about you. Once you’ve submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include an initial call with one of our team – followed by a virtual interview.As an equal opportunities’ employer, we’re passionate about inclusive hiring approaches. When you apply, you’ll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we’ll do our best to support you.

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