Personal Injury Paralegal

Personal Injury Paralegal

Job Location: 111 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 2HY   

Job type: Full-time; Permanent 

Job Hours: Monday till Friday; Flexible hours; 10:00 - 16:00 core hours; 1 day working from home

Salary bracket: £20,000 - £28,000 depending on experience 


Are you looking to develop you legal career in an ambitious and forward thinking law firm?

Overview of the Company 

Our client is an expanding, multicultural, full service law firm that is leading the way in the provision of legal services for European communities and businesses throughout England and Wales and wants to compete with Top100 law firms in the UK.  

They offer an enjoyable and rewarding working environment and a very friendly team.

They are committed to their staff and recognise the importance of the continued development; in fact even one of their core values is "above all, in everything they do, THEY CARE".

They want to attract and retain top talent and consistently develop the best lawyers and leaders in the business.

They pride themselves on providing outstanding client care and excellent quality legal services whilst recognising the importance of communication in their clients’ native languages and without legal jargon.

Job Purpose

This is ideal role for a Personal Injury Paralegal with a minimum of 2 years experience who is looking to develop the career.

The role involves dealing with mixed caseload of fast track RTA/EL/PL files at various stages (portal, pre-issue, litigation), hence experience in dealing with wide range of cases is required.

Excellent customer care skills are also essential.

There may be a training contract opportunity for the right candidate subject to performance. 

Key Responsibilities 

  • Managing own caseload of Fast Track claims both pre-litigated and litigated (under supervision of a Solicitor)
  • Handling pre-litigated Multi Track cases under supervision of Solicitor
  • Dealing with new enquiries/ investigating new claims/ assessing liability/ offering appropriate legal advice and assistance to clients
  • Dealing with enquiries from courts, insurance companies, TP representatives
  • Drafting/ preparing of legal documents/ forms / statements and correspondence
  • Analysing of medical reports/notes obtaining experts opinion/advice as and when necessary
  • Obtaining and arranging Counsel’s representation and advice
  • Negotiating settlements, appropriate use of precedents and JSB guidelines

Key Requirements (skills, qualifications, experience)

  • Minimum of 2 years experience in personal injury field in a reputable firm 
  • Experience in dealing with both RTA and EL/PL Fast Track cases
  • Experience in dealing with litigated matters under supervision 
  • Excellent customer care skills

How to Apply

If this role is of interest and you would like to learn more please attach your CV to the link provided and the Hiring Company will be in direct contact.

  • Start: ASAP
  • Duration: Permanent
  • Rate: £20k - 28k per year + Depending on Experience
  • Location: Manchester
  • Type: Permanent
  • Industry: Legal
  • Recruiter: Hiring People
  • Contact: Hiring People
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  • Reference: IMD14
  • Posted: 2019-07-17 10:15:25 -

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