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Litigation Officer

  • Contract Intermediate position

  • Durban, KwaZulu-Natal

  • R300,000 - R330,000 pa cost to company

  • Job 2081622 | Ref NS/ LO

  • Posted 16 Mar 2017 by Human Communications


About the Position

Officer Litigation - Durban (12 Month Contract)

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct preliminary assessment of litigated files
  • Instruct Panel Attorney on appointment of relevant experts
  • Actively manage and control the litigation process to ensure early settlement
  • Investigate, evaluate and settle claims to contribute to a reduction in matters that proceed to trial
  • Closely monitor and take actions to manage the litigation process
  • Escalate matters with litigious disputes to pleading processes
  • Ensure panel attorney trial preparation
  • Report on trial outcomes and out of court settlements

Requirements:

  • Matric + appropriate Legal Degree at NQF Level 6
  • At least 3 years' experience in the claims / litigation environment
  • Admission as an Attorney will be an added advantage

Salary: R300K to R330K CTC (Depending on Exp)

If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date, please accept that your application has been unsuccessful

Desired Skills

  • Legal Degree
  • 3 years experience

Desired Work Experience

  • 2 to 5 years Other Legal

About The Employer

Officer Litigation - Durban (12 Month Contract)

My client is looking for an Officer Litigation to attend to litigated matters by investigating, assessing and settling defended claims with the view to reduce the number of matters that proceed to trial. Please note that this is a 12 months contract position.


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