Personal Injury Litigation Paralegal

Recruiter
Yolk Recruitment
Location
Newport (Casnewydd)
Posted
09 Jun 2018
Closes
17 Jun 2018
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Personal Injury Paralegal

Newport

The Opportunity
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced Paralegal, within personal injury law, to join the market leaders in Motor claims within South Wales.

At an international Law firm with a large office in South Wales, this opportunity allows for expansive career progression, an achievable bonus structure and you will further your knowledge working under technically excellent fee earners. There is scope to gain a wide range of experience in this role and take your legal career to the next level.

Responsibilities

The successful applicant will be working with a large motor team and alongside experienced fee earners, with the assistance of Legal Secretaries.

·Manage a busy file load of both pre-litigated and litigated cases

·Evaluate and investigate evidence

·Setting case strategies

·Providing both technical and commercial advice

·Drafting proceedings

·Drafting witness statements

·Drafting letters of response

·Negotiating claims

·Preparing counter schedules

·Accurate billing

·Ensure that the teams riles are run in accordance with agreed SLA’s and KPI’s

·Communicate well with the team

·Report to the Team Supervisor

Experience required:

·Paralegal/ Claims Handler within personal injury claims is essential (ideally motor claims)

·A LLB/LPC is desirable but not essential if you have relevant experience

·Experience working within a targeted environment is desirable

·Be commercially aware

·Excellent academics

·A keen business developer

·Excellent communicator

Why join this firm?

Are you fed up of working in a pressurised targeted environment with little or no reward? Are you looking to progress your legal career, but have limited progression routes in your current job? If so, this firm will endeavour too:

1.Fund your LPC (if you’re still to do this)

2.Fund your CILEx route to qualification after passing your 6 month probation

3.Offers several training contracts per year

4.Reward you with a fantastic bonus structure based on [team / personal] target

Benefits include but are not limited too:

1.21 days holiday (increasing)

2.Option to buy or sell 5 days holidays

3.Dress down Fridays

4.Cycle to work

5.Childcare vouchers

6.Subsidised gym membership

7.15% off vodaphone contracts

How to Apply

If you believe that you have the skills and experience for the role – then please get in touch. We also offer a referral scheme for any candidates whose details are passed to us that we successfully place. If you have any further questions then please contact Sarah Castle at Yolk Recruitment on 02921 673737

Please note, whilst we do our best to contact all candidates, due to the high number of applications we receive we cannot guarantee this for every role. If you have not heard anything from us within 7 days of applying – then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful. Please keep an eye on our website for more opportunities.

Yolk Recruitment Ltd acts as an employment business for temporary positions and an employment agency for permanent positions. Yolk Recruitment Limited is committed to equal opportunity and diversity. Suitable candidates with equivalent qualifications and more or less experience can apply.By applying for this job you accept the T&C's, Privacy Policy and Disclaimers which can be found at YolkRecruitment.com


This job was originally posted as www.totaljobs.com/job/81666216

Similar jobs

Similar jobs