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Insurance Attorney urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

Admitted Attorney

Insurance Attorney urgently wanted: APPLY HERE

Hyde Park, Gauteng
Permanent

The Insurance attorney is responsible to manage the entire process with regards to the preparation of information for recovery purposes and the preparation of court documents ( moto law, the law of delict). Must also ensure compliance with the internal department’s standards of delivery, copying and collating of documents as well as specific attention to compliance with court requirements and the cost-effective management of all matters being produced in order to decrease time to cash with minimum delays.
Negotiate or persuade insured / uninsured individuals to settle claims timeously through daily calls on a matter where the legal process has or is to be implemented – making
and receiving calls
Select matter for legal action based on internal criteria
Monitoring daily tasks and campaigns of admin team
Collation of all information provided by legal and pre-lit team
Monitoring and updating of all required field on various systems
Investigating all merit and quantums docs for verification of summons info
Monitoring daily resolution of queries and monitoring frozen matters and closures(including query inboxes)
Daily response to incoming correspondence
Comprehensive interpretation of merits and assessment quantum
Build string relationships with all stakeholders eg: third party’s and clients
Regular reporting to Insurance manager and Executives
Ensure that Financial targets are achieved – daily, weekly, monthly
Monitoring regular follow up on all processes drafted, served, not served, application for default judgment
Any other administrative tasks required by management
Provide feedback to clients and brokers
Managing bulk processing of summonses to be printed and updated on the systems
Ensuring team-wrok between pre-lit and litigation team
Take accountability and ownership of the entire legal process

Management of Cash Collections / Legal Process
Compilation and preparation of
summonses
affidavits and judgments
system correspondence
any other correspondence
LOD’s
Ensure that the work process complies with legislative and court requirements.
Ensure that the work process complies with quality requirements
Check your own work done on a daily basis before it is handed over for printing.

Book / File Management
Update notes (flags) relating to the relevant status of accounts in accordance with legal flow requirements
Coordinate and distribute legal documents to the appropriate department within the portfolio.
Update and manage the Legal filing system.
Update new contact information or addresses on Cheetah.

Relationship Management
Give input on Legal operational issues to Team Leaders and executives

Technical:

Knowledge and understanding of the following legislation:
National Credit Act
Debt Collectors Act
Prescription Act
Magistrates Court Act

Knowledge and understanding of the MBD inc. systems:
Cheetah

Behavioural:
Excellent administration skills
Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
Results and deadline-driven
Attention to Detail
Resilience
Team-player
Multitasking
Stress Tolerance
Planning and Organising
Empathy and Conflict handling skills

Required minimum Education/ Training:
Grade 12
Law Degree
Admitted Attorney
Knowledge of Insured claims re merits and case law
Right of appearance

Required Minimum Work Experience:
1 – 2 years experience in a Collections Environment
Knowledge of Legal Collections Process (preferable)
Strong administrative background

Understanding of the recovery handling process
Computer literacy ( Excel, MS word)
Understanding of the claims handling process
Excellent negotiation skills. Apply Now

Source: jobs365

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