Paralegal

Recruiter
Aston Charles Ltd
Location
Manchester
Salary
16000.0000
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
09 Mar 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

As a result of ongoing expansion, this dynamic global law firm in Manchester is seeking a Commercial Insurance Paralegal.

This firm’s focus is on providing complete legal services to clients in its core sectors, and with its strong market knowledge, it is able to assist and guide its clients through a wide variety of complex challenges. The company is based in prestigious offices in the heart of the financial district, alongside some of the world’s top commercial enterprises.

Within the specialist Insurance team, you will work closely with your peers in the London office, as well as some of the top Partners in the insurance market. You will effectively manage and assist on an allocation of varied Employers’ Liability, Public Liability and Occupiers’ Liability files on behalf of a number of leading insurance companies. Instructing medical experts and reviewing their evidence, records and reports, you will progress each case, as well as drafting an array of documents and preparing trial bundles.

This is a 'hands on’ and fast-paced environment, where you will be encouraged to use the telephone to progress each file efficiently. Alongside this, you will be assisting Legal Directors and Partners with higher value cases, which will give you wider exposure to different aspects of law.

To ensure your application is successful, you will have a solid understanding of the legal and technical issues surrounding EL/ PL/ OL files. Whilst defendant experience is preferred, those from a claimant background that are proficient in positioning cases from a defendant perspective, are also welcomed. The role requires a forensic and analytical approach, considering concepts and merits of primary, secondary and 3rd party liabilities. You must be a strong negotiator and not afraid to pick up the phone to speak with relevant parties. Our client is happy to consider talented candidates at various levels..

This law firm is continuing to grow at phenomenal pace, and has made some impressive hires over the past 12 months. You will be working within an award-winning team that has a fantastic reputation and you will benefit from a myriad of progression opportunities, as well as first-class training scheme.

You will be rewarded with a generous basic salary, alongside some fantastic benefits such as a great social scene, private health care and free gym membership.

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