Crawford and Co
12 Mar 2018
10 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Paralegal - Recoveries / Claimant Litigation

Are you an experienced RTA litigator looking for the chance to retrain into a new area ahead of the upcoming motor reforms? If so this could be the perfect opportunity to do so.

Crawford Legal Services are looking for Paralegals to join their Subrogation & Recovery Unit.

Crawford Legal Services provides a full range of legal services to the insurance industry, being owned by Crawford & Company - one of the world's largest independent providers of claims management solutions to the insurance industry, serving clients in more than 70 countries.

This role is designed to give a candidate a fantastic development route for their legal career, with a diverse caseload acting for a number of different Insurer Clients. It is the ideal opportunity for recent LPC graduates looking to stand out.

The work covers a broad range of civil litigation across:

  • Agriculture
  • Building & Construction / Engineering
  • Contractors' Liability
  • Environmental
  • General Property & Subsidence
  • Goods in Transit & Marine
  • Motor & Transport
  • Liability Claims (EL & PL)
  • Product Liability

Successful candidates will:

  • Manage a litigated caseload / pre lit case load, with a view to driving claims to litigation or settlement
  • Draft Court Proceedings / documents
  • Adhere to Court directions and deadlines
  • Work to set priorities, create clear plans and manage work to meet Client needs
  • Engage in effective negotiation

Skills & Prior Experience:

  • Previous experience managing a litigated case load or in a recoveries role - Desirable
  • Knowledge or experience of civil litigation - Desirable
  • Previous experience working within the insurance sector - Desirable
  • Experience of working in a fast paced environment. - Desirable
  • Ability to interpret and input data accurately and efficiently - Essential
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative - Essential
  • Professional and confident telephone manner - Essential

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