Expert Witness Paralegal and Proofreader

Recruiter
MaxAd Recruitment
Location
East Grinstead
Posted
30 Mar 2018
Closes
18 Apr 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job DescriptionExpert Witness Paralegal and Proofreader: Fed up commuting to London? An experienced Expert Witness Paralegal and Proofreader is required to assist in the compilation and proofreading of Expert Witness court reports.

The Expert Witness Paralegal and Proofreader will join a small but busy team of highly regarded Architects working as Accommodation Experts in matters of disability. This is a new role at a leading mid-sized Chartered RIBA Architects practice established 30+ yrs, with a broad sector portfolio in Health, Residential, Disability and Conservation projects.

The company's Expert Witness side of the business prepare reports on the accommodation needs of people who have suffered injury or trauma and who are seeking compensation through the Courts after liability has been established. The company produces several hundred reports a year which need proofreading after the report has been written by the Expert. These are reports that have to be sent to solicitors and be presentable to the High Court if needed.

The Expert Witness reports are unique in content and nature and it is not expected that the candidate will be either familiar with, or have had the specific experience in this area, so training will be given.
A more detailed description of our reports can be found by visiting the Cowan Architects website and viewing tab; Expert Witness - Services - Disability Accommodation Needs Reports

Responsibilities:

*Proofread Expert Witness reports,
*Assisting Experts in writing their reports
*Ensure that all reports are presentable to the High Court
Skills & Experience:
*Paralegal or Legal Secretarial
*Able to proofread completed reports accurately
*Must be numerate
*Calm under pressure when working to Court deadlines
*Confident in handling reports from solicitors, medical professionals, carers and occupational therapists

This is an exciting opportunity for an Expert Witness Paralegal and Proofreader to join an established yet progressive Architects practice with a friendly culture and low staff turnover. Competitive salary, benefits and free parking. Apply now!

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