Paralegal

Recruiter
Jigsaw Claims Consulting
Location
Horwich, Borough of Bolton
Salary
£14000 - £20000/annum Competitive
Posted
14 Jul 2017
Closes
13 Aug 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Conveyancing Legal Assistant will be based at an easily reachable office, by public transport and with ample parking onsite or offsite for drivers via M6. The Conveyancing department was recently launched (2016) and the client is rightfully proud of their achievements to date.

The Partner of Conveyancing has 30 years of experience in this area and has impressive growth plans for the next 18 months. If you have previous experience in this field of expertise then they’d like to hear from you.

This employer has a learning culture with employee development at the heart of the people development pathway. Excellent flexible benefits including annual leave entitlement and healthcare cash plan as standard. 35 hour week.

In a nutshell

The Conveyancing Legal Assistants (Paralegals or Fee Earner Assistant) will work with Conveyancing Case Manager in the residential conveyancing department, providing a comprehensive and quality Conveyancing service.
 
The Legal Assistant will handle day to day running of sales files under supervision from the Case Manager and assist in handling of purchase files. There are opportunities for a more experienced legal assistant to handle the majority of work required on a sales file with limited supervision.

About you

Residential Conveyancing experience is essential. You will have GCSE’s grade C or above or equivalent, if education was not your strong point whilst you were young the client will consider relevant work experience as an alternative.

You will need experience of working with panel management companies and corporate estate agents. This is a busy office and you will enjoy the buzz of being part of a dynamic and progressive outfit.

What you can expect: competitive salary (which will be dependent upon your experience), 25 days holiday, death in service benefit, healthcare cash plan, childcare vouchers, and onsite parking.

Why apply?

Backed by many years of success, this private practice is the only top 50 law firm to focus exclusively on handling and defending both mainstream and specialist insurance claims. Experts in their field of law, they offer an end-to-end claims service to insurers, public sector bodies and self-insured companies which include pre-litigation, litigation and costs negotiation services.

Well respected by their clients, they act for eight out of the top ten UK general insurers, and with almost 1,200 dedicated staff they truly are a recognised leader in their field.  In the 12 months  up to August 31st 2016, 86,000 claims across all classes of personal injury were handled.

Their people matter. By working in collaboration with clients in an approachable, team-based manner, whether in building relationships or in the work they undertake it’s this powerful proposition that makes them a highly attractive firm to work for.

The Company

We are working on behalf of a leading National law firm with a wide insurer client base. Our client is passionate about the development of staff and promoting from within wherever possible. The existing team is filled with ambitious professionals working within an engaging and friendly environment. Strategically focused on expanding their client base and looking at the future there is no better time for a Conveyancer to be rewarding with career defining opportunities.

Notice to Candidates

We are working with his employer at a crucial stage of their expansion. Their growth and new job creation means that we will receive more than the average number of applications.

Please note that we will always respond to applications from those meeting the requirements of the role and we try very hard to be specific in all of our adverts and use pre-screen questions to try and help you understand if a vacancy is right for you.

Due to the volume of applications we receive each week we cannot respond to applications from candidates who don't have the necessary skills and experience required by our client. Instead of applying, why not send your cv via our homepage or connect with us on social media and we will do our very best to assist you.

A little about Jigsaw

Jigsaw brings a fresh approach to recruitment services. We have an unparalleled understanding of every role we recruit for and that is one of the reasons we are different. We know exactly what we are looking for!
We are the straight-talking voice in claims recruitment and fundamentally we are driven by our desire to be different. Industry statistics suggest that more than half of all online applications receive no response at all. That just cannot be right. We partner with Firefish Software and use their impressive tech to deliver a superior journey for clients and candidates whilst keeping your data safe. We keep you informed every step of the way and pride ourselves on the attentive service we provide