PI Paralegal

Recruiter
Selection Group Ltd
Location
Pontefract
Salary
£17k - 20k per year
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
02 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
I am currently seeking an experienced PI Paralegal to join this expanding law firm based in Pontefract, the primary role of the Personal Injury Trauma Paralegal is to provide direct support to their Principals to enable the Principals to operate at optimum efficiency. The successful applicant will have experience of working as a Paralegal within Personal Injury, specifically, RTA, accidents at work or slips and trips. Duties will include: - Attendance on clients and others in order to take statements, obtain information, make appointments and complete relevant forms - Liaise between clients and experts and between clients and supervisor and with the defendant and other parties as requested - Dealing with client queries and reporting to the appropriate fee earner - Preparing standard legal forms - Preparing and filing court documents - Fixing dates for Court hearings and liaising with Counsel and court to find mutually convenient dates - Arranging conferences with Counsel and liaising with client, solicitor, barrister and experts - Preparation of bills and/or liaise with costs draftsman - Reviewing and archiving files - Liaise with BTE and ATE providers as necessary - Carry out benefit queries and deal with call queries - Liaise with other departments and accounts department as required - Carry out any legal work on file as directed by Principles - Carry out relevant searches - To undertake other duties such as researching law, searching old files, obtaining documents, transporting clients, running errands and supporting fee earners as and when required - Work on RTA, EL & PL Portal cases
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