Paralegal - Motor

Newport (Casnewydd)
£17000 - £21000 per annum + bonus structure and benefits package
12 Nov 2017
15 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Our client, a leading international law firm, has a number of vacancies for paralegal professionals to join their Motor team in Newport.

Core responsibilities

* Acting as a first point of contact for designated clients.
* Resolving general accounting matters / issuing bills.
* Building relationships with client contacts at all levels (due to the nature of the work, contacts range from in house legal teams to production departments, human resources teams, line managers etc)
* Day to day responsibilities will include but is not limited to the following:-

Analysis of evidence and setting case strategies encompassing both technical and commercial considerations, obtaining and drafting pleadings, witness statements and letters of response, conducting (telephone) negotiation of claims, preparing detailed counter schedules, sound file management - to include consistent and accurate: billing; management of WIP and file closures; updating Management Information.

* Participating in marketing and client training events where necessary.
* Handle confidential information in line with our client's data security protocols.

Key skills

* Previous experience of dealing with Motor claims (either pre-litigation or litigated) is essential
* Experience of working in a target driven commercial environment would also be an advantage.
* Excellent commercial awareness and an interest in broader business issues.
* Candidates will be expected to be able to identify market trends, to provide commercially rounded advice to clients and view things from a business perspective.
* Flexible with an ability to adapt to rapid change, both internally and in the context of client's businesses.
* Team player with a collegiate approach to knowledge sharing and problem solving, particular in the case of multi-site clients which are supported across the team.

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