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Do you have File Handler experience in a Fraud team? Are you looking for your next move? Our Fraud team are looking to recruit a File Handler to join the team.

The role will be to investigate and resolve litigated cases where there is suspicion that the files form part of an organised Fraud Ring. The File Handler will work on a non-delegated caseload reporting to clients. The Fee Earner will work on a mix of Fixed Fee and hourly rate files.

Key Accountabilities:

  • All Fraud Rings and associated files to have a technically and commercially sound strategy
  • Identifying opportunities for strategic litigation
  • Providing innovative and market leading strategies
  • Identifying cross industry exposure and exposure to the Fraud Ring within Keoghs
  • Consider and advise on the position of indemnity and appropriate case law.
  • Compliance to the court timetable and employing procedural tactics to the clients’ advantage.
  • Undertaking advocacy where required.
  • Legal Research
  • Undertake key investigations in accordance with identified fraud ring and regularly review strategy, following Keoghs processes.
  • Provide written updates and reports to clients detailing case activity to ensure that they receive up to date and accurate information about progress.
  • Advise on potential recovery and enforcement in appropriate cases.
  • Upon fraud being ruled out, to pursue the rapid and economic settlement of cases and costs.
  • Achievement of Keoghs KPI’s, objectives and financial targets.
  • Attending Client meetings where required which includes the provision of training/workshops to clients as well as social entertaining

Essential Skills and Attributes:

  • Established career in civil litigation claims handling / as a legal fee earner or suitably qualified (ILEX, LPC etc)
  • Experience of handling and RTA pre-litigated and litigated fraud case load
  • An understanding of insurance litigation practice and processes together with indemnity principles
  • Knowledge of the litigation process / working knowledge of the CPR
  • Good advocacy skills
  • Good client care skills and evidence of working to client guidelines
  • High level of analytical skills
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to prioritise work, keep to deadlines and work under pressure
  • Ability to anticipate problems and identify solutions
  • Excellent IT Skills
  • Adhere to the Keoghs Values

Desirable

  • Experience of handling Fraud Ring files
  • Experience of handling RTA fraud files

What you can expect from us:

  • A learning culture with employee development at the heart of the people development pathway
  • Excellent flexible benefits including Annual leave entitlement and Healthcare Cash Plan as standard
  • Monday to Friday – 35 hours per week

Benefits:

• Care Cash Plan

• Death In Service – after 1 year

• Pension Contribution

• Cycle to Work Scheme*

• Tech Scheme*

• Season Ticket Loan*

• Gym Flex*

• Access to Online Discount Sites

• Discounted Gourmet Society Membership

• Discounted Tickets for Merlin Attractions nationwide

• Flexible Working

• 25 day holiday plus 8 bank holiday (with the option to buy and sell 3 days per year)

Keoghs is one of the leading providers of claims-related services to insurers, businesses and other suppliers to the insurance sector. We combine proven processes, technology and a low cost infrastructure with deep legal and insurance market knowledge. This enables us to create individual solutions for each of our clients that match their requirements in terms of quality, performance and value for money.

Our culture is focussed on making Keoghs sustainable and successful for our people and clients, with this our five values are at the heart of everything we do;

Keoghs values

• We listen, are down to earth and supportive

• We work together towards a common goal

• We’re friendly with a can do attitude

• We care about our clients

• We evolve

Keoghs is a Disability Confident employer and we endeavour to recruit from the widest possible pool of suitable candidates.

If you require any adjustments or special arrangements to be made to our application process on account of a disability please contact or telephone 01204 672278 and ask to speak to Recruitment.

We’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for interest in this position and in our organisation

Strictly no agencies please