Industrial Disease Paralegal

Recruiter
Sacco Mann
Location
Manchester
Salary
£16000.00 - £21000.00 per annum
Posted
15 Feb 2017
Closes
15 Mar 2017
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Our global client are seeking an Industrial Disease Paralegal to join their Occupational and Casualty team based in Manchester City Centre due to an increase in workload. The team is one of the largest in the UK and are known nationally.

The Industrial Disease Paralegal will be dealing with a varied mixture of work ranging in value from low end fast track to upper end multi-track work. The work will also include logistic claims where you may be working in cold conditions, manual handling and moving loads. The successful candidate will also deal with many varied types of accidents at work, public liability claims and various disease matters to include deafness, VWF, asbestos injuries as well as WRULD/RSI and other types of disease claims to include asthma, dermatitis and stress related injuries. The role may involve assisting with EL, PL and possibly an element of RTA injury claims.

The ideal Industrial Disease Paralegal who will be based in the Manchester office must be able to demonstrate a real interest in Occupational Health work, who is a team player with strong communication skills and great attention to detail. We are also seeking a candidate who is familiar with working in a commercial environment, who is able to use their own initiative and is a self-starter. The ability to be able to organise yourself and comply with deadlines is paramount. You must be able progress cases, under supervision, to an effective and satisfactory conclusion for clients whilst providing and maintaining management information under the terms of the client service level agreement and to assist the senior team with more complex cases, being very much a trusted support to the team.
If you are an industrial Disease Paralegal seeking a new opportunity in Manchester now is a great time to get in touch. If you would like to discuss alternative roles as a Paralegal or in Manchester, please email your CV to Sophie Appleton in our Manchester office.