Clinical Negligence Paralegal Newport

Recruiter
TSR Legal
Location
Newport (Casnewydd)
Posted
12 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Clinical Negligence Paralegal – Newport

We have a new opportunity for a Clinical Negligence Paralegal to join a leading Legal 500 practice in Newport. This leading and well established practice with national offices offer a comprehensive range of specialist services in a broad range of legal areas.

This highly regarded personal injury team are now looking to appoint an ambitious and motivated clinical negligence paralegal to handle a caseload of medical law work. The Clinical Negligence department represents claimants and their families following poor medical treatment.

This is a fee earning role where you will have to show that you are organised and able to work towards targets.

Personal Injury experience is essential along with the ability to manage your own caseload.

The role will primarily involve working on new and potential instructions and duties will include:

·Taking initial enquiries from prospective claimants via the telephone

·Providing detailed accounts of the enquiries to Partners; highlighting anything that they feel may be pertinent to the claim

·Interviewing clients and preparing statements

·Updating clients as to progress of their claims

·Drafting initial letters of advice or advising why we are unable to proceed with the matter

·Reviewing medical records and potentially preparing bundles of medical records including indexing the records

·Liaising with experts and clients to arrange conferences

·Assisting solicitors within the group in all procedures, including instructing counsel and issuing and pursuing court proceedings.

·Preparing complaints to medical organisation and considering responses to complaints.

·Attending court and conferences with counsel

For a confidential discussion on this role please contact Rachel Phillips at our Head offices.


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