Paralegal (Financial Claims)

Recruiter
Emc Advisory Services Limited
Location
Paignton
Salary
£20k - £25k pa + + Benefits
Posted
25 Sep 2017
Closes
03 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
EMCAS have a great new opportunity for an experienced full time, permanent Paralegal to join our claims department in Paignton. This is an opportunity to apply your legal knowledge in a commercial environment and expand your experience in financial products and the banking sector. The successful person will be responsible for assisting on files relating to mis-sold financial products to develop your own caseload. ABOUT EMCAS EMCAS are a multisite call centre operation, established 2003 with the sole purpose of restoring financial justice to the UK; in other words, standing up for people who have been mis-sold financial products. EMCAS specialise in Pensions, Investments, Savings, Endowments and Packaged Bank Accounts in addition to Payment Protection Insurance. EMCAS are also a founding member of the Professional Financial Claims Association and have long established relationships with banks, Insurance companies and regulators. Starting out as a small company in a single room, we've since grown to one of the UK's largest Claims Management Companies (CMCs), with four offices and having helped over half a million customers claim back £515 million. More recently we are proud of being awarded 50th place in The Western Morning News - Top 150 Employers in Devon & Cornwall in 2016. THE SUCCESSFUL PERSON - A background within a similar role is essential - Knowledge of FCA dispute resolution rules relating to complaints and other FSA Handbook requirements as appropriate - Relevant qualification/experience is essential - Excellent communication skills - both verbal and written - High level of accuracy - both literary and numeric - Must be capable of working in a fast-paced environment & dealing with high volumes of new business - Use of Microsoft Office applications in particular Word and Excel Working Monday to Friday 8.30am - 5.30pm, we offer are offering a competitive salary DOE + company benefits including pension, eye care and child care vouchers. 28 days annual holiday including bank holidays. In 2003, EMCAS was established with the sole purpose of restoring financial justice to the UK; in other words, standing up for people who had been stung by the mis-selling of financial products, and to work on their behalf to claim back what was rightfully theirs. We have grown to one of the UK's largest Claims Management Companies (CMCs), with three offices and having helped over half a million customers claim back £515 million. It's something we're extremely proud of, and the difference it makes to our customers is incredible. We're real experts in our field too, even helping to set-up the Professional Financial Claims Association (PFCA) from the start. However, at our core, we remain the same consumer champions who care about doing the right thing for our people - be they our customers or our employees.
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