Paralegal - Personal Injury

6 days left

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Southampton
Salary
20000.00 - 24000.00 GBP Annual
Posted
28 Aug 2019
Closes
25 Sep 2019
Sectors
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
A talented Paralegal, Legal Assistant or Legal Executive (CILEx or FILEx) with good general Personal Injury Litigation experience is now required by our progressive client in the Southampton areas. Are you looking to further your career within a dynamic law firm, then this could be an excellent career move.

The role will be based within their specialist Personal Injury Litigation department idealing with Serious Injury cases including Brain Injury, Fatal Accidents and Complex Injuries.

Suitable candidates must have a minimum of one to two years Litigation experience as a Paralegal, Legal Assistant or Legal Executive within a UK law firm and will be confident in handling their own files and working with modest supervision.

The role will involve:

Adherance to CPR

Administrative tasks relating to cases

Working closely with other fee-earners, researching and analysing data

Opening files and preparing case notes

Drafting documents

Client liaison and communication in person, by email and on the phone

Taking ownership of cases and working with minimal supervision

Litigation/ Court work where appropriate

Skills required:

A strong general PI/Litigation background

Knowledge of CPR and application of it

Drafting skills

Passionate and enthusiastic to progress their legal career

Good IT skills including Word and Excel

Excellent communication skills

Highly organised and efficient

An effective team player

Strong time management skills

Good academic record including a Law Degree and/or LPC qualification or ILEX, part or fully qualified

A professional approach when dealing colleagues and clients alike

This is a permanent, full time role offering an excellent remuneration package and the opportunity to progress within high profile departments. Please apply now if you feel you have the experience and attributes required.

All applications will be reviewed within 2 working days and short listed candidates contacted within that time frame

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