Clinical Negligence Paralegal

Bristol South and West of England & Wales - Legal
18 Mar 2017
17 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
A national law firm who are committed to providing the best possible legal advice across a wide range of specialism’s including clinical negligence, personal injury and industrial disease. They are expanding within professional negligence and group litigation based on their excellent reputation. The firm is going from strength to strength and you would be working for an organisation recommended by The Legal 500 within both PI and Clinical Negligence.

They are a group that oversees a number of brands. The company is fast-paced, technology-led and good customer service is a central focus. They’re committed to developing their employees because they recognise that their continued success is down to their most valuable assets - their people.

The main duties relating to the role will be:

• To prepare correspondence and documents using the firms case management system, including entering new cases onto Proclaim.

• To take initial instructions from clients, where appropriate, including liaising with professional contacts

• To support the Solicitor in all aspects of the management of cases, including drafting of statements, obtaining and reviewing medical records and reports, and preparing documents to assist with the progression of cases

• To assist the Solicitor in any post litigation activities where the firm believes you have the experience and expertise to do so.

• To undertake progress chasing work as per aspects of workflow allocated by the Solicitor and dealing with some routine post under supervision

• To provide support to other colleagues as required.

In return you will be given any training as required and be given the opportunity to work alongside Solicitors on large, complex and high value cases.

As a Paralegal you will be able to demonstrate excellent client care skills, be self motivated and able to use your initiative to support the team in all aspects of the management of cases.

Flexible working can be accommodated.

There is great opportunity for advancement and the possibility of a training contract in the future.

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