Road Traffic Accident Claims Paralegal

TPL Media
Wolverhampton, West Midlands
18 Jun 2017
18 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Road Traffic Accident Claims Paralegal

Location: Wolverhampton, West Midlands
Salary: Up to £18,000 dependent on experience
Working Hours: 40 hours per week between Monday - Friday (9.00-17.30)
Employment Status: Full-Time, Permanent

Road Traffic Accident Claims Paralegal
We have an exciting opportunity for a Paralegal to join our newly established Holiday Claims team at William and Dunne which sits within our TPL Media Group, the role will be based at Wolverhampton which is within easy reach of the city centre.

William and Dunne has an ambitious outlook which seeks to offer clients ethical honest and pragmatic legal advice. Our aim is to develop a dynamic legal practice at the heart of Wolverhampton and build a formidable reputation within personal injury and financial claims sectors whilst having our sights set on expanding into other legal disciplines in the near future.

The Role:
As an experienced fee earner, you will have a solid background within a volume personal injury department and a passion to bring back the best possible results for clients. You have proven track record in handling fast track personal injury work particularly road traffic accident claims but also have a desire to expand your knowledge into travel law including flight delays and financial litigation claims.

The Person
• Minimum of 12 months experience working within a volume driven claims department e.g. road traffic accident claims.
• Ability to handle a volume caseload of personal injury files from inception to conclusion.
• Experience of the MOJ claims portal essential.
• Strong attention to detail and analytical approach to reviewing medical records, medical reports and reviewing liability documents etc.
• Excellent organisational skills, ensuring that all deadlines are met.
• Ability to work with and achieve income targets on a consistent basis.
• Excellent communication skills with an emphasis on building relationships with co-workers and clients alike.
• Have an ability to plan and prioritise own workload.
• Experience in the use of case management systems.
• Excellent negotiation skills and the ability to value claims along with a proven track record on file settlements.

• Previous experience handling holiday illness and injury claim preferred, but will consider personal injury paralegals from a different specialism with experience of handling volume work.
• Experience handling flight delay, lost baggage and or breach of contract claims for holiday claims clients would be advantageous.
• Experience of the handling litigation, particularly the small claims and fast track.
• Experience of handling financial litigations claims e.g. PPI and McWilliams claims.
• Experience of drafting arbitrations, of claim and witness statements within the aviation and holiday claims arena would be a distinct advantage.

What we offer in return:
A competitive basic annual salary of up to £18,000 dependent on experience.

• 20 days holiday P/A
• Central location
• A comprehensive training programme
• Fun and friendly environment

If you are interested in what you have read and feel you can contribute to our expanding business then please apply.