Litigation Assistant (Sheffield)

Irwin Mitchell Llp
25 Sep 2017
03 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
We are currently recruiting for a Litigation Assistant to join our Personal Injury team in our Sheffield office. The Company Irwin Mitchell is passionate about the law and in providing our clients with the very best legal advice and guidance. We believe in putting our clients first. Our client care is second to none and this, underpinned by our promise to exceed client expectations, has helped the firm to grow to become one of the UK's most successful and respected law firms. Today we employ over 2800 people in 15 UK offices The Role As a Litigation Assistant, you'll be supporting case handlers by undertaking both complex admin and case handling duties, in order to progress cases to and throughout the court process. This is a busy and demanding role, where duties are diverse and no two days are the same. You'll liaise regularly with a wide range of clients and professionals, both over the phone and in writing. Whether arranging meetings, seeking medical reports or simply chasing information, you'll need to show a sensitive and professional approach at all times. You'll be carrying out various tasks such as reviewing evidence and, and preparation of legal documents within set guidelines. To meet your monthly targets you'll need to be experienced in multi-tasking and keeping to tight deadlines. Whilst planning and prioritising will be the key to your success, you'll also need to be flexible and quick to respond to requests at short notice. You'll be experienced in following set guidelines and processes, but with the ability and confidence to use your own judgement where required. Candidates should be educated to at least A-level standard and preferably with CILEX Certificate/Diploma for Legal Secretaries qualification. We are ideally looking for candidates with any claimant Personal Injury experience; however we would look at candidates with any previous legal experience within a similar role. You should also bring with you a proven background in a similarly demanding support administration role. You must be IT literate and attentive to detail, with proven expertise in client care. If you thrive on being busy and can adapt well to new challenges, then we'll give you all the training and support you'll need to help you succeed in this highly rewarding role. The Benefits In addition to your competitive basic salary we have an exciting benefits package including a contributory pension scheme, critical illness cover, health cash plan, death in service, discounted legal services, 25 days hols (this increases with length of service), discounted online shopping, season ticket loans, childcare vouchers. Additional Information The reference code for this vacancy is S220917/LA. Feel free to contact Emma Costello on ************ or email *******************************, if you have any further questions relating to the role. Please note we are not accepting agency CVs for this position. Irwin Mitchell is an Equal Opportunities Employer. For all recruitment updates, follow us on Twitter - @WorkatIM
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