Paralegal Property Litigation

Bristol (City Centre)
£17000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
03 Nov 2017
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Paralegal Job in Bristol with Top Tier National Firm - From £17,700+

Litigation Paralegal, Property Risk Solutions
Bristol, Top Tier National Firm
From £17,700+

My clients are seeking a Paralegal to join their Property Risk Solutions team. Your role will involve claims handling of a variety of litigated and non-litigated property recovery files. This will include developing your knowledge of legal issues arising from a variety of peril based recoveries as well as building an understanding of liability issues and seeking recoveries from from third party insurers and third party direct. You will play a key role in developing and maintaining client relationships, assessing liability and quantum and establishing strategy for the case. Your duties will also involve resolving claims through negotiation and/or litigation where necessary, in addition to drafting and issuing court claims forms and particulars and handling small claims litigated matters through to trial or earlier settlement.

Previous experience of working as an insurance claims handler or small claims paralegal is desirable. You will ideally have a degree in Law or equivalent and possess knowledge of the litigation process either through experience, the LPC or ILEX. You should also have a good working knowledge of general contract and tort and be interested in and willing to learn insurance property damage law.

On offer is the opportunity to join a specialist property recovery team within a highly respected firm who provide expert and practical advice over a range of areas to the insurance industry. CILEX sponsorship and training is available; this is an excellent opportunity to join a first tier firm and develop and progress your career.

If you are interested in applying for this position or would like some further details, please contact Harriet Chapman in complete confidence at Hays. We would expect a lawyer with the given PQE to have gained the level of experience required, but this does not preclude applications from those with more or less PQE.

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