Legal and Claims Advisor

Location:
Ireland
Vacancy Type:
Permanent
Department:
Claims
About The Role

We are recruiting for a Claims and Legal Advisor to join a market leading insurer and legal services provider DAS in Dublin.

Our claims department is at the heart of what we do so we are looking for individuals who have a passion for exceeding customer satisfaction whilst making timely decisions to settle claims for customers and DAS. Claims at DAS vary; as a result we need individuals who can work under pressure whilst maintaining a supportive and empathetic response to all our customers. In return we offer a busy, rewarding and very supportive environment which gives you an opportunity for both personal and career development. 

As a Claims and Legal Advisor you will play a key role in the management of legal risk issues and will be responsible for: 

  • Providing telephone advice and assistance to policy holders in a clear and concise manner;
  • processing claims and understanding policy wordings;
  • providing general legal advice, particularly in relation to employment law;
  • referring complex claims where necessary;
  • keeping files and filing up to date;
  • preparing briefs, letters and other legal documents;
  • corresponding and liaising with all relevant parties;
  • negotiating and settling claims;
  • ensuring proper recovery and accounting of claims;
  • carrying out investigation and research where necessary; and
  • responsible for all other requirements of administration/support function as the needs of the business dictate.
About You

The successful candidate will:

  • Hold a legal qualification and have substantial claims handling experience in a legal environment;
  • Have at least 1 year’s practical experience of employment law and litigation;
  • have the ability to work with others and to build strong relationships;
  • be able to think on your feet, have good organisational skills and be a team player;
  • have exceptional written and verbal skills;
  • be flexible and adaptable in your approach to customer/ business needs; and
  • have strong attention to detail.

At DAS we always love to hear from talented individuals so please follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn. We’re also proud to say we’re an equal opportunities employer who welcome applications from all backgrounds.

About The Company
As a market leader in the Legal Expenses Insurance market we have undergone rapid growth in recent years.

Thousands of businesses, motorists and individuals defend or pursue legal action each year safe in the knowledge that DAS are paying their legal bills. We have always been aware that it is the people that really make it happen; the quality of our people defines the quality of the company and the standard of service we offer.

DAS who are owned by the ERGO Insurance Group, one of the major insurance groups in Germany and Europe hold the coveted Investor In People award, demonstrating our dedication to the development of the best staff in the industry. At DAS, we don’t simply talk about our values they are at the heart of everything we do. They guide us with the way that we work and provide the framework for how we do business. ‘Doing the right thing’ is central to our behaviour – from building  trust, being accountable, putting our customer at the heart of everything that we do which we believe drives performance

We believe it is an exciting time to join DAS. You can expect an organisation that will challenge and develop you to progress your career.  

By giving you every opportunity to develop yourself professionally and personally, we also pride ourselves on having an open, inclusive and high energy culture that encourages a fun working environment and places our customers at the very heart of everything we do.

If you are keen to become part of our exciting future then we would love to hear from you. In addition to the very genuine development opportunities we provide we also offer an extremely generous reward and benefits package.