Fee Earner Assistant / Paralegal

Recruiter
Hays
Location
Bolton, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
04 Jun 2019
Closes
18 Jun 2019
Ref
1170613063
Sector
Legal
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Paralegal / Fee Earner Assistant role in Bolton to work alongside Partner on property liability work

Your new company
Award winning National law firm in the Greater Manchester / Lancashire area. A defendant firm renowned for their high level of commitment to clients, their excellent training and career development opportunities.

Your new role
The role available is for a Fee Earner Assistant to work alongside one of the Partners in the Property Risk / Property Liability team. The caseload you would be working on will involve recovering outlay for insurers following a road traffic accident, the wider team work on a wide range technical claims across property damage. Your role will be varied but will include reviewing documentation and preparing reports, reviewing evidence, conducting investigations, dealing with disclosure, instructing counsel and experts, drafting, legal research and attending conferences and trials. You will also handle routine correspondence, liaise with clients and engage in settlement negotiations.

What you'll need to succeed
To be successful in application you will need to have previous litigation experience (this could be assisting with litigated work), previous insurance based personal injury experience (ideally motor) and caseload handling experience. You will have excellent communication skills and strong attention to detail.

What you'll get in return
In return you will be offered an opportunity with a successful national firm with excellent career development opportunities and a salary of circa 16-18k depending on experience. They offer a range of competitive benefits including the ability to work from home 2 days per week.

What you need to do now
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