Paralegal - Insurance Fraud - Liverpool

10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Paralegal - Insurance Fraud - Liverpool

DWF LLP is seeking to recruit a Paralegal to join their Insurance Fraud team in Liverpool.


We are one of Europe’s most innovative Law firms as voted by the Financial Times.

We have won numerous awards, including being independently ranked as 1 of the top employers for working families, as well as being in the top 2 law firms for employee satisfaction.

With offices nationwide and overseas, we are growing and are looking for top talent to come on board and be part of our success.

The Role

DWF LLP is seeking to recruit an Insurance Fraud Paralegal to join their expanding Insurance practice group in Liverpool. The successful candidate will be based within our Insurance Fraud team.

The Fraud team at DWF handle a variety of work, including low velocity impact, phantom passenger, staged/induced accidents and organised fraud.

The vacancy has arisen due to an increasing workload and we are seeking applications from candidates with strong academics at degree level and above and/or relevant experience in insurance or insurance fraud. We will consider candidates who have completed an LPC elective in insurance or personal injury law.

We are seeking a candidate who can demonstrate a real interest in insurance fraud work, who is a team player with strong communication skills and attention to detail. We are also looking for a candidate who is familiar with working in a commercial environment.

Main function of job: To assist the team in the progression of 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.


  1. Responsible to: Supervisor/Associate
  2. Liaison with: Employees at all levels within DWF and clients.

Main Duties:

  • Action all cases in line with practice group/client service standards and protocols.
  • Use of the Case Management system and / or use of standard documentation wherever appropriate to maximise cost efficiency.
  • Conduct intelligence and background searches and investigation into suspected fraudulent parties and present that evidence in intelligible format.
  • Proactively settle/assist in the settlement of cases to the satisfaction of the client whilst further developing legal technical knowledge.
  • Analyse risk and develop sound judgement to justify decisions in the management of cases.
  • Prioritise work efficiently and effectively to ensure client service level agreements and deadlines are met.
  • Understand the role in the context of the practice group and proactively seek to increase contribution via the allocation of work.
  • Work flexibly in adjusting to changes in priority of workload as dictated by the practice group.

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.

Diversity, Equality and Inclusion at DWF

Nurturing talent is very important to us. We are committed to equal opportunities in all areas of work and business. We want people to achieve their best, which will positively impact on our clients and communities in which we live and work. At DWF we empower people to be themselves within an inclusive and supportive environment, enabling everyone to achieve their full potential in line with their abilities and career aspirations.

Disability Support

As an inclusive employer, DWF wants to see every candidate performing at their best. Please log in to Clear Talents to tell us what reasonable adjustments you may need and to discover how we might improve your recruitment experience, examples of reasonable adjustments could include: additional time for exercises, a hearing induction loop, a request for information in an alternative format. DWF are committed to an ongoing programme of improvements to provide access to all.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact Jonathan Brett

Note to recruitment agencies: We operate a strict preferred supplier list and we will only accept CV's from agencies who we have agreed terms with and who we have instructed to assist us with this recruitment. All introductions should be made direct to the Talent Acquisition team and we will not pay a fee for any CV's sent to our business outside of this process.

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