Housing Disrepair Fee Earner - Retrain possible

  • £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits: Wide range of benefits and training contract opportunities
  • Bootle, UK

Housing Disrepair Fee Earner
Full Time, Permanent
£25,000 – £35,000 DOE + Commission
Office based, Liverpool

We are currently recruiting for an ever-growing Law firm in Liverpool who are continuing an exciting expansion of their Housing Disrepair (HDR) team. Our client are an expert accident and housing disrepair solicitors and providers of personal injury advice, services and support.

 Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Responsible for managing case load within the Housing Disrepair Department
  • Discuss potential claims and provide an initial screening review on the telephone in-line with the agreed criteria for new cases
  • To review incoming information and establish a possible claim route
  • Ensure all information is scanned and uploaded to the case management system
  • Maintaining the case management system, making sure all workflow steps are correctly inputted
  • Assess prospects and prepare letters of claim and advise on the evidence with the clients
  • Prepare surveyors instructions and advise on the same
  • Prepare claim documents and proceedings
  • Deal with case as they proceed via the court process
  • Ensure compliance with court deadlines and directions
  • Liaise with Counsel, experts and any other third parties in an efficient and professional manner
  • Support experts by providing them with all the information they need, liaising with them to ensure they review cases as quickly as possible
  • Be proactive and use initiative when presented with problems or issues
  • Provide excellent customer service by regularly updating clients on the progress of their case and answering any queries in a professional manner

Job Details:

  • Monday – Friday
  • £25,000 – £35,000 + Commission
  • Opportunities for funding of LPC courses
  • Training contracts
  • Attractive bonus scheme
  • Breakfast club on the last working day of the month
  • Medicash
  • Staff performance incentives


 Essential requirements:

  • You will have an understanding of housing disrepair, and associated legislation together with the litigation process.
  • You will be experienced in following the Housing Disrepair Pre Action Protocol.
  • Experience of the Pro-Claim case management system would be an advantage.

If you feel the Housing Disrepair Fee Earner position may be for you or you are interested in finding out further information, please contact Joe at Everpool Recruitment by email nonclinical@everpoolrecruitment.com or call 0151 556 2090. Alternatively, you can apply to this advert and someone from the Everpool team will be in touch.

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