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Claims Handler

Location:Dublin

Job Length:Permanent

Date:20/09/2019

Firm:Beale & Co.

Job Type:Full Time, Part Time

Email Address:d.clarke@beale-law.com

Reference:190917

Practice Area:Other

Web Address:http://www.beale-law.com

Beale & Co. are currently recruiting for a Claims Handler to join their team based at their Dublin office. They can offer this role on either a full time or part time basis.

Role details:

The primary purpose of this role is to manage a caseload of employers’ liability and public liability claims in a delegated authority claims handling scheme offered to insurer clients.

General responsibilities:

  • Be actively involved in dealing with claims from initial notification through to settlement; successful rebuttal; or until the matter falls outside of the parameters of the claims handling scheme;
  • Reviewing new claims and assessing liability and quantum, as well as a preliminary assessment of coverage, in order that the most suitable strategy can be set;
  • Keeping the strategy under review during the life of the claim and tailoring it to reflect developments as they arise;
  • Dealing directly with clients assisting them in responding to claims by drafting letters for them to send, approving correspondence;
  • Collating monthly management information from the scheme’s case management system and assisting with billing the files received in the scheme;
  • You may also be required to provide legal support to the qualified fee earners by, for example, conducting research tasks or by compiling trial bundles;
  • Auditing closed files as and when required;
  • You will also be involved in business development and marketing with the qualified fee earners;
  • Assist on other claims e.g. professional indemnity claims.

Experience and technical skills:

  • Relevant professional and/or third level qualification;
  • 2+ years’ experience within claims in the general insurance industry;
  • Deep knowledge of public liability and employers liability claim technical requirements, regulatory and operational requirements related to financial services/insurance companies;
  • Exemplary negotiation and claims settlement skill set;
  • Analytical and decisive, with the ability to prioritise workloads;
  • Be honest, ethical, sincere and principled;
  • An excellent administrator with a pedantic eye for detail in managing your claim files;
  • Be flexible, self-motivated with strong organisational skills;
  • Results driven and goal focussed.

If you wish to apply for this role please send your CV and cover letter to d.clarke@beale-law.com 

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