PARALEGAL

Recruiter
Get Recruited Ltd
Location
Pontefract
Salary
£17000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
PARALEGAL

PONTEFRACT, WEST YORKSHIRE

£17,000 - £20,000 + OFFICE CLOSED FOR CHRISTMAS

9-5.30pm (Mon -Thurs); 9-5pm (Fri)


My client is looking to recruit a Personal Injury Trauma Paralegal, the successful candidate would be given the opportunity to further develop their knowledge of law. Ideally candidates should have a degree and they are wanting RTA, Accidents at work and slips and trips experience.

You will be expected to use a high degree of self-management and initiative.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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 drafts man.
  • 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.

IDEAL CANDIDATE:

  • To provide a client-focused quality service.
  • To be accountable to the firm.
  • To have a high expectation of self-performance
  • To take responsibility.
  • To be an enthusiastic achiever
  • Paralegal experience 2 years +
  • Experience in RTA, Accidents at work and slips and trips experience

HOW TO APPLY: PLEASE SEND CV FOR IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION


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