Commercial Insurance Paralegal

Recruiter
WilsonHCG
Location
Manchester
Posted
07 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The Commercial Insurance team at this top 20 law firm provide high quality commercial advice on a wide range of matters including policy interpretation, FOS matters, property damage (subrogated recoveries and defending), non-injury counter fraud, product liability and professional indemnity. We are seeking applications from bright graduates who are keen to begin their legal careers.

Person Specification

We are seeking candidates with a strong academic performance including a 2:1 at degree level, not necessarily in Law.
The ability to work well within the wider insurance team, to self-motivate and to provide guidance and support to junior team members when required.
Excellent communication and organisation skills.

Main function of job:

To demonstrate technical and commercial expertise and to manage performance and deliver results within required time frames in order to provide the highest service level to our insurer clients.

Relationships:

Responsible to: Associate
Liaison with: Partners, fee earners and all levels of employee at the firm within legal and support team, and clients.

Main Duties:

Achieve time recording targets split between chargeable and investment time in any one financial year.
Achieve individual financial targets in line with sales plan.
Understand client requirements and manage cases in line with service level agreements and best practice.
Analyse risk and further develop sound judgement enabling the justification of decisions to clients internally and externally.
Prioritise work effectively and to maximise efficiency in working practices.
Understand individual role in the context of the practice group and pro-actively seek to contribute to increased efficiency in developing a case load appropriate to level of technical, legal knowledge.
Build working relationships internally and externally in order to develop business networks and create a solid understanding of the Firm’s direction and client needs.
Develop increased levels of technical and commercial knowledge via training or supervised working practices.


The above is not an exhaustive list of duties and you will be expected to perform different tasks as necessitated by your changing role within the organisation and the overall business objectives of the organisation.

This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/77250831