• Permanent
  • Sheffield
  • 25000

Credit Hire Fee Earner
£25,000 to £35,00 Salary Bracket
Full Time, Permanent 

Who we are:

CRA Consulting are a specialist legal recruiter, operating across the UK. CRA works in partnership with reputable law firms with either local, regional, national or international presence. We recruit at all levels from board, director and partnership level through to support staff.

For additional information on how we can assist you with your next career move, visit the CRA Consulting Website at www.craconsultants.com.

About the business: 

Our client are a well-established independent law firm that offers an array of legal services to businesses and individuals. Their credit hire department are seeking to hire an experienced professional with a background in credit hire claims. This is an excellent opportunity to join an evolving business with a strong business model. 

If successful, you will perform the following role as a Credit Hire Fee Earner:

  • Case Management: Manage a caseload of credit hire litigation matters, including both pre-litigation and litigated cases. Conduct thorough legal analysis, review relevant documentation, and develop effective strategies to pursue claims.

  • Litigation Support: Provide comprehensive litigation support, including drafting pleadings, witness statements, and correspondence. Liaise with clients, counsel, and external parties to gather information and evidence required for case preparation.

  • Legal Research: Stay updated with relevant legislation, regulations, and case law related to credit hire litigation. Conduct legal research to support case arguments, identify precedents, and strengthen the overall legal strategy.

  • Negotiations: Engage in negotiation efforts with opposing parties, insurers, and solicitors to reach favourable settlements or resolutions. Advocate for clients’ interests, while demonstrating strong negotiation skills and maintaining professional relationships.

  • Client Management: Provide exceptional client service by maintaining regular communication, managing client expectations, and addressing any concerns or queries promptly. Keep clients informed about case progress, updates, and any potential implications.

  • Compliance and Documentation: Ensure compliance with legal and regulatory standards throughout the litigation process. Accurately maintain case files, document all relevant information, and follow internal processes and procedures.

The organisation will offer you the following employment benefits package:

  • 22 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Company sick pay
  • Death in service scheme
  • Voluntary membership to health scheme
  • Free parking
  • Hybrid working considered – After probation 

To apply, you will be required to meet the following criteria:

  • Experience in credit hire litigation.
  • Proven experience in managing a caseload of litigated matters.
  • Strong knowledge of relevant legislation, regulations, and case law related to credit hire litigation.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey complex legal concepts clearly and concisely.
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills and the ability to achieve favourable outcomes.

How to apply:

If this Credit Hire Fee Earner vacancy, please click the apply button. Alternatively, if you would like to discuss with Rhys Spencer who is managing this vacancy, call 0114 241 8030 for a confidential discussion.

Are you wanting to review additional career opportunities? Visit our jobs page at www.craconsultants.com/jobs

Additional Information:

CRA Legal follow strict best practice recruitment guidelines monitored by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC). Please note our advertisements use salary levels purely as a guide. However we are happy to consider applications from all candidates who are able to demonstrate the skills necessary to fulfil the role.

This Credit Hire Fee Earner vacancy is very popular with the local legal community, so please apply quickly to ensure your application is considered. As part of our candidate registration and care process we at CRA Legal aim to respond to all successful applications within 2 working days.

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